Parents' Blog

  • Our Top Picnic Language Activities

    by Claire Chambers 03 Aug 2020

    It’s not always easy to think of ways to carry out speech and language work when on a day out. Here are some of our favourite language activities from The Speech Link Parent Portal with ideas for using them at a picnic.

  • PDA Tips for Parents

    by Editor 31 Jul 2020

    Award winning Speech and Language Therapist Libby Hill, shares her advice for parents in supporting children with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA).

  • Schools out? – Time for a Playcation!

    by Juliet Leonard 28 Jul 2020

    Whether your children have been in school over the last few months, or learning at home, their routine is about to change again. The summer holidays are here and it’s time for children to find a new occupation.

  • Helping children to understand concepts

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 16 Jul 2020

    Concept words can be tricky for children to understand and learn successfully. In this post, we discuss the best ways for children to learn and remember concept words.

  • Does screen time affect children’s language skills?

    by Louise Bingham
    — Speech and Language Therapist 02 Jul 2020

    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?