• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • '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.