• Factors Affecting the Success of Interventions for Children with ASD - Attention

    by Louise Burton
    — Speech and Language Therapist 13 Jan 2022

    In this three-part series, we will be focusing on key areas that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are likely to struggle with, that may affect the success of your interventions with them, both in the classroom and outside the classroom. In part one of this blog series, we will be looking at attention and listening difficulties and the impact that these can have on children’s progress.

  • The language of the holidays

    by Juliet Leonard
    — Speech and Language Therapist 08 Dec 2021

    The great thing about language is that it is all around us, in virtually everything we do. With every season, every event and every experience comes an abundance of opportunities to help our children to learn and use new language ideas.

  • No Pens Wednesday

    by Juliet Leonard
    — Speech and Language Therapist 24 Nov 2021

    24th November 2021 is annual ‘No pens day’. This is an opportunity across schools and early years settings to put down writing tools and use speaking and listening skills.

  • Supporting Generalisation: Speech and Language in the Classroom and Beyond

    by Sophie Mustoe-Playfair
    — Speech and Language Therapist 04 Nov 2021

    Our Speech and Language Therapist, Sophie, discusses why generalisation should be seen as an important final step in intervention, rather than an afterthought, and shares her tips for success.

  • Don’t Exclude Me: Behaviour is Communication

    by Juliet Leonard
    — Speech and Language Therapist 14 Oct 2021

    Following BBC 2’s ‘Don’t Exclude Me’ series, Juliet Leonard, Speech and Language Therapist reviews the importance of communication in supporting behaviour changes.