Tag Archives: language

Shine a light to recognise good practice in children’s communication and inspire others

I know from all the articles I receive that speech and language therapists put a great deal of thought, imagination and effort into providing the best possible service to clients in challenging circumstances, and that sharing their experience really inspires others. … Continue reading

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Learn with rhyme and help children shine – I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge 2011

I love reading and singing, but there is something uniquely special about books and songs for children. While we're now on to Tolkien's The Two Towers as a bedtime story, it's not so many years since I knew several Julia Donaldson rhyming picture … Continue reading

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Major conferences in 2011 and how to get there

With training budgets severely constrained, it is likely UK speech and language therapists will have to use some ingenuity to access funds for major conferences in 2011. If you're not quite ready to have a car boot sale or go … Continue reading

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Better Communication Research Programme needs input from practising therapists

What interventions do you offer children with speech, language and communication needs, and what outcomes are you looking for? The Better Communication Research Programme team is looking for speech and language therapists to respond to a survey about practice. The closing … 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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