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  • 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.

  • Managing Difficult Conversations with Parents – Part 1: Putting your best foot forward

    by Sophie Mustoe-Playfair
    — Speech and Language Therapist 20 Feb 2020

    It’s the kind of conversation none of us want to have, but it’s a crucial first step towards making meaningful change for a pupil. Our speech and language therapist, Sophie, shares her advice for how to tackle difficult conversations in this 2-part blog series. In this first post, she considers how to get started and lay the groundwork for an effective conversation.

  • Building resilience to support wellbeing at work

    by Louise Burton
    — Speech and Language Therapist 23 Jan 2020

    Our SaLT Louise Bingham reports back from the RCSLT conference workshop on resilience and how we can support our well being to navigate the stresses of work life.

  • Meet Sophie, our Speech and Language Therapist

    by Sophie Mustoe-Playfair
    — Speech and Language Therapist 19 Dec 2019

    A belated welcome to Speech and Language Therapist, Sophie Mustoe-Playfair, the newest member of the Speech Link team!

  • Does screen time affect children’s language skills?

    by Louise Burton
    — Speech and Language Therapist 09 Dec 2019

    With so much negative press around the use of screens with children, what is the evidence for an effect of screen time on language development?