Tag Archives: speech

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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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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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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