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  • Supporting speech and language interventions at home for children in Key Stage 1

    by Sophie Mustoe-Playfair 24 Feb 2021

    This is the second blog in our series about how to carry out effective speech and language interventions for children of different ages at home. This week, Sophie will be sharing advice for how to support children who are in Key Stage 1. Reading time: 4 minutes 15 seconds

  • Supporting speech and language interventions at home for children in EYFS

    by Sophie Mustoe-Playfair 18 Feb 2021

    In this blog series, we will be sharing advice on how to carry out speech and language interventions at home, tailored for different age groups. This week, Sophie will be sharing advice for how to approach interventions with children who are in EYFS classes. Reading time: 5 minutes 14 seconds

  • Reading and writing is so much more than spelling!

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 11 Feb 2021

    If your child is reluctant to read and write in tasks at home, how can you best support them to develop their literacy skills? Reading Time 4 minutes

  • Move and Learn: supporting the child on the move!

    by Juliet Leonard 05 Feb 2021

    Join Juliet, Speech and Language Therapist, as she discusses how to support your children when they just can’t sit still.

  • You can’t read hieroglyphics if you don’t understand Egyptian!

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 04 Feb 2021

    By trying (and failing) to learn to read hieroglyphics, speech and language therapist, Louise, puts herself in the shoes of children with SLCN and asks why we are trying to teach children to read hieroglyphics (letters) if they don’t understand the language. Reading Time 4 minutes.

  • We are BETT Award Finalists!

    by Editor 25 Jan 2021

    We are delighted to announce that we are finalists for two BETT awards!

  • Sound Flakes

    by Juliet Leonard 18 Jan 2021

    There is always time to promote fun with phonics. Try this Sound Flakes activity with children who are starting their literary journey.

  • Bridging the Word Gap at Transition: The Oxford Language Report – a response by Speech Link Multimedia Ltd

    by Editor 14 Jan 2021

    Our latest blog response (by Kate Freeman SaLT) to the recent Oxford Language Report - “Bridging the Word Gap at Transition” (by Loic Menzies of The Centre for Education and Youth). This report highlights concerns about the difficulties with vocabulary demonstrated by pupils following increased academic requirements at transition from primary to secondary schools

  • How to choose an SLCN intervention for your school

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 07 Jan 2021

    With the EEF recommending oral language as a key area to target catch up support towards, what does a school need to consider when choosing an SLCN intervention?

  • A REVIEW OF 2020 AND LOOKING FORWARD TO 2021

    by Editor 04 Jan 2021

    We would like to offer a massive thank you to all the Speech Link Multimedia Ltd team in a most unique year. It’s been our busiest year but our most creative. While it’s been a difficult one for everyone, it was surely the hardest year for our community of schools, and we’ve strived to provide all the support we can.