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  • A testing time

    by Juliet Leonard
    — Speech and Language Therapist 02 May 2024

    It’s exam season, a very stressful time for your students. Read our blog to find our some top tips to support your students at this time.

  • Universal teaching approaches for secondary classrooms

    by Guest Writer 04 Apr 2024

    HFL Education is a leading national provider of school improvement and business support services, training and resources for schools, settings and trusts. In this article SEND Advisors for HFL Education, Natalie Fogden and Becky Rothwell, explore some effective, universal strategies, aligned to the Education Endowment Foundation’s (EEF) SEND five-a-day approach.

  • How schools can use their Pupil Premium budgets to boost reading comprehension

    by Kate Freeman
    — Consultant - speech and language in education 15 Mar 2024

    We know that school leaders and teaching staff are passionate about providing every pupil with the support and resources they need to succeed academically and beyond. But how can schools use their Pupil Premium budgets to boost reading comprehension? Find out the answer in this blog.

  • Small group language intervention: tips for successful generalisation

    by Alison Fowle
    — Speech and language therapist 07 Mar 2024

    Specialist speech and language therapist, Alison Fowle, shares her tips for successful generalisation when working in small language groups for interventions.

  • Harmonizing potential: Enriching speech, language, and communication through the young voices choir and inclusion strategies for children with SLCN

    by Yin Collighan
    — Speech and language therapist 01 Mar 2024

    Did your school join the Young Voices choir this year? Considering the adventure for next year with your students, including those with speech, language and communication needs? Dive into our blog for top tips to make it an enriching, inclusive experience.

  • Let's Talk Communication

    by Speech and Language Link 08 Feb 2024

    Ahead of the General Election we’ve joined over 50 other organisations calling for spoken language & communication to be included in the Conservative, Labour, and LibDem manifestos. 

  • The mystery of the missing bench

    by Alison Fowle
    — Speech and language therapist 01 Feb 2024

    A seemingly ordinary lunch turned into a detective thriller when one of our SaLT’s children discovered the disappearance of a playground bench. The story highlights the power of curiosity and the unexpected educational opportunities that can arise from seemingly mundane events.

  • Insufficent Discussion

    by Speech and Language Link 08 Jan 2024

    The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist’s (RCSLT) submission to the Centre for Social Justice’s report Two Nations: The State of Poverty in the UK highlights the “insufficiently discussed correlation between speech, language, and communication needs (SLCN) and poverty”. We must ask why is there so little discussion as many reports have highlighted this connection in the last fifteen years?

  • A personal experience of education after stroke

    by Guest Writer 04 Jan 2024

    When Jessica had a stroke at just 10 years old, the challenges she faced were immense. With the help of her speech and language therapist, Katherine Buckeridge (specialist speech and language therapist in neurology) Jessica was able to face and overcome the hurdles that stroke (and the resulting aphasia) presented her with.

  • Speech & Language Link take part in the Lakeland Virtual Festive Ultra

    by Speech and Language Link 21 Dec 2023

    Our dedicated therapists are stepped up for an incredible feat - the Lakeland Festive Virtual Ultra, conquering over 100 miles between two of them in the 12 days before Christmas!