Category Archives: Autism

Off We Go! with Signed Stories

ITV’s Signed Stories have signed up Avril Webster, author of the Off We Go! series. You can see ‘Going to Buy Clothes’ being signed here. Avril’s inspiration for the series came from her son Stephen’s love of books. Stephen has … Continue reading

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SpeechQuest takes speech and language therapy online

The internet is now an integral part of our everyday lives. We take it for granted that if we want answers we will get them online. But virtual speech and language therapy as a form of service delivery? Could that help … Continue reading

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Circle time opportunities for speech and language therapists

My sons' primary school had Circle Time guru Jenny Mosley running their in-service today. When volunteers were sought from the primary sixes and sevens I persuaded my older son to go in, albeit reluctantly. (He looked a bit skeptical when I … Continue reading

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Creating creativity – Bible Stories in Cockney Rhyming Slang

Readers of Keith Park's article 'Extra! Extra! Read all about it!' in the Winter 09 issue will enjoy this video about his work: Keith tells me that further performances are planned at Canterbury Cathedral (January 20th and April 28th 2010), Westminster Abbey (February … Continue reading

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CPD courses for speech and language therapists

The CLaSS unit at University College London has added new titles to its range of continuing professional development courses for speech and language therapists. Among them is a two level course on supervision with Sam Simpson and Cathy Sparkes of intandem called 'Are … Continue reading

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Listen to Stuttering Stan as he Takes a Stand

Artie Knapp tells me that his children's book 'Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand' is now available as a free audio book. The book was reviewed positively in the Winter 09 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice by Sandra … Continue reading

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