The Link Live online conference is brought to you by Speech and Language Link. The annual event is the only conference of its kind specialising in speech, language and communication needs.

Join Speech and Language Link and primary and secondary schools for a day of CONVERSATION, INSPIRATION and INNOVATION!

As speech and language experts, our ongoing mission is to bring speech and language therapy knowledge and expertise to every school, providing a whole school approach to helping all pupils reach their full communication potential.

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How do I sign up?

General Admission Tickets will be on sale from Friday 13th January until Thursday 9th March. Tickets cost £80+VAT.

If you are a Speech and Language Link Subscriber head over to your subscriber homepage to access your very special offer discount code.

General admission tickets on sale now

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Who is the event for?

Tick in Square navy Do you want to share best practice with over 400 like-minded education professionals?

Tick in Square navy Are you looking for your next piece of CPD?

Tick in Square navy Are you a student looking to improve your knowledge of SLCN?

Tick in Square navy Do you want to make a difference to the life chances of children and young people with SLCN?

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This year we are excited to welcome education blogger Georgina Durrant, who will share activities for developing language through play in EYFS. We are also delighted to have Musharaf (Mushy) Asghar, from Channel 4’s ‘Educating Yorkshire’, whose inspirational presentation will provide you with the confidence to support pupils who stammer.

Kate Freeman, consultant - speech and language in education, will be back to host the event and steer you through the 7 dynamic and informative sessions relevant for supporting pupils with SLCN from EYFS through to KS3.


KateFreeman NavyCircle Small 09:00 Event begins – welcome from Kate Freeman

CourtenayNorbury NavyCircle Small 09:10 Keynote Speaker, Professor Courtenay Norbury

GeorginaDurrant NavyCircle Small 10:00 Georgina Durrant, education blogger and author

KatieKerslate NavyCircle Small 11:00 Katie Kerslake, specialist speech and language therapist

KimGriffin NavyCircle Small 12:00 Kim Griffin, occupational therapist

12:50 Lunch Break

SueMarr NavyCircle Small 14:00 Sue Marr, specialist teacher, Moor House Institute

MusharafAsghar NavyCircle Small 15:00 Musharaf Asghar, speaker and journalist

SidonieMudge NavyCircle Small 16:00 Sidonie Delaney, speech and language therapist

KateFreeman NavyCircle Small 16:45 Round up of the day from Kate Freeman, event finish

Check out the highlights from The Link Live 2022

We were delighted that over 400 delegates signed up to join us at The Link Live 2022.

The day offered some fantastic presentations by speakers including author, poet and presenter Michael Rosen, ocupational therapist Kim Griffin and Goggle Box star Baasit Siddiqui.

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