Category Archives: Learning disability

Penultimate issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice now out

The Autumn 11 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice has been mailed today, so subscribers can expect it through their door very soon! Cover star Dan sustained a severe head injury in 2007, and Lindsay King describes how … Continue reading

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Picture menu launched to help people with communication difficulties in hospital

No-one would choose to be in hospital but, if we have to be, the majority of us can at least read the hospital menu and choose our preferred dishes. Unfortunately people who have difficulty communicating – including those who have aphasia, … Continue reading

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Identifying and supporting ‘Other ways of speaking’ to ensure everyone can have a voice

Gesure, signing, symbols, boards and books, adapted computers and Voice Output Communication Aids -  in the words of the Hello campaign, 'Other Ways of Speaking' that ensure everyone can have a voice. My final year project 23 years ago was … Continue reading

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Summer 11 Speech & Language Therapy in Practice out now!

The Summer 11 issue  of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice magazine was mailed to subscribers on Friday and Saturday, so should be with you very soon. As well as the second instalment in the new goal negotiation series and … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung at Speech & Language Therapy in Practice

Mailing of the bumper Spring 11 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice is now complete and, as always, it is blooming with practical and inspiring articles. We have a new arrival, Whose goal is it anyway?, a series for 2011 … Continue reading

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4 bursary places at No Mind Left Behind conference to benefit cash-strapped speech and language therapy departments

You're hearing it here first! In recognition of the vital part that speech and language therapists play in the field of learning difficulties, Mindroom is offering the profession 4 free places at the forthcoming major international conference No Mind Left Behind. The … Continue reading

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New ‘Communicating ethics’ article explores use of Seedhouse grid

There wasn’t room for ‘Boundary issues’ in the Winter 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice – but don’t despair if you missed your ethics fix, as I have just published an articlewhich explores the use of the Seedhouse grid. ‘Communicating … Continue reading

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