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  • FREE Home Learning Resources and Activities - Week 2

    by Liz Isaac 03 Apr 2020

    To continue our support for schools, parents and children we have found a variety of free resources that school and parents can use in this difficult time. It is amazing to see so many companies working hard and coming together to help children get the education that they deserve.

  • FREE Home Learning Resources and Activities - Week 1

    by Liz Isaac 27 Mar 2020

    We have been researching and collecting the best of the free resources and activities, that amazing companies have been creating, to support you and to support your children at this difficult time. We will regularly update this free resources bank so you can continue to support your children at home.

  • Top Tips for Book Sharing with the Early Years

    by Heather Stevens 20 Mar 2020

    Our Speech and Language Therapist, Heather Stevens talks about sharing books and why it’s never too early to start reading with young children.

  • How does DLD fit in with Language Link and where has ‘language delay’ gone?

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 07 Oct 2019

    With International DLD day approaching on the 18th October 2019, information about the change in terminology being used for children with language difficulties is in abundance online. But what are the changes in terminology and what do they mean for our Language Link users?

  • Narrowing the WORD Gap

    by Shelley Parkin
    — Speech and Language Therapist 29 Mar 2019

    There is a considerable body of evidence now to show how children’s early oral language skills are influenced by their home language, with children from low income families more at risk of poorly developed vocabulary compared to peers from more affluent homes. The negative impact of poor vocabulary on later attainment has been the subject of media attention over the last year or two and championed by the BBC’s Word Gap Strategy.