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  • Is language the problem?

    by Claire Chambers 06 Apr 2023

    Some pupils are really good at masking their language and communication difficulties – especially when they have a ‘partner in crime’ to help them. Read on to find out how Ben’s friendship concealed the difficulties he was having in class and how, when this support was removed, the detrimental effect it had on Ben’s behaviour and well-being.

  • Speech Link is an ERA Awards 2023 Finalist!

    by Speech and Language Link 17 Mar 2023

    We are really pleased that our original speech sound support package, Speech Link, has reached the finals in the Special Education Resource or Equipment - in association with nasen category.

  • Do you fit in?

    by Alison Fowle
    — Speech and language therapist 02 Mar 2023

    We all have times when we feel like we have missed something, something that everyone else seems to get. Our anxiety levels start to creep up and we begin to feel uncomfortable and embarrassed when we’re in a situation where we feel that we’re the odd one out! In this month’s blog our new SaLT, Alison explains how her own experiences have helped provide some insight into what having DLD might feel like.

  • 50% of The Link Live ticket sales to go to UNICEF children’s charity.

    by Speech and Language Link 25 Feb 2023

    Thank you to the hundreds of you that joined us for The Link Live 2023 - a brilliant and inspiring day was had by all! We have now donated a percentage of our ticket sales to UNICEF - a whopping £876.00!

  • We are taking part in some exciting research!

    by Speech and Language Link 16 Feb 2023

    Our award-winning Infant Language Link package has gained the attention of the Education Endowment Foundation.

  • It's time to talk

    by Yin Collighan
    — Speech and language therapist 02 Feb 2023

    How do we support children with speech, language and communication needs with their mental health? Speech and Language Therapist, Yin gives her top tips.

  • Junior Language Link is a Bett award finalist!

    by Speech and Language Link 18 Jan 2023

    We are thrilled that Junior Language Link is a finalist in the Assessment, Planning and Progress Monitoring category in the 2023 Bett Awards.

  • 'People don't get me'

    by Juliet Leonard
    — Speech and Language Therapist 06 Jan 2023

    How can we help support students with speech, language and communication needs who find it difficult to accept support?

  • Christmas activities at school: top tips to support children with SLCN with these seasonal challenges

    by Claire Chambers 08 Dec 2022

    Christmas be an exciting time for many, but for children with speech, language, and communication needs, it can be a challenging time to keep up with the new challenges that Christmas school activities can bring. Find out how best to support your children with SLCN when it comes to the school performance, Christmas crafting and those long assemblies.

  • The Link Live SLCN conference for schools is back!

    by Speech and Language Link 05 Dec 2022

    Join us online on Friday 10th March 2023 for a day packed with information, advice and conversation around supporting speech, language and communication needs.