Help teach your child how to pronounce the sounds in the English language with 6 fantastic and engaging activities. Articulation practice has never been so much fun! Articulation Station was created by a certified Speech-Language Pathologist for parents, SLPs and other educators to help work with children and adults with speech sound delays. It is a comprehensive…Continue reading What’s APPening
Babies’ behaviour stems from fear. This fear comes from our evolutionary past. Babies have an innate knowledge that tells them if they do not keep trusted adults in close proximity, they are at risk of not surviving. Babies’ fears are not imagined – it is physiological meaning he/she experiences it physically in the body. So,…Continue reading Did you know…
Cameron started to attend one of our local Brick Clubs primarily because his mum, Marcia felt there was nothing available in Edinburgh to help him learn to communicate with other children. Cameron was completely non-verbal until he was 3 years old. At age 6 he can now speak but not in full sentences, mostly with…Continue reading Cameron and Marcia’s story
We’ve moving some of our clubs and activities online – it’s new and fresh and we’ve called it Fred & Tallulah’s Learn and Play. It’s already running in Dundee area and we’re extending it further! It’s important that we understand what you think and if you need help to access any of the features. Siblings can…Continue reading Parent Survey
YEEHAH!! Well done YOU!! Thanks to all your kind donations, our Crowdfunder campaign in partnership with the Aviva Fund has reached its target of £750. We’ve set a stretch target of £1000 – this will help us with extra costs as we aim to run our club online for the foreseeable future. If you can…Continue reading FRED & TALLULAH LEARN & PLAY ONLINE CLUB
Hello readers! We hope this finds you well and making the most of your time at home! We just wanted to give you an update on what we’re doing and how we will continue to support children and families over the next few months. We have prioritised the health of SLCo’s service users, volunteers and…Continue reading INFORMATION BULLETIN
Our featured App this month is Speech Blubs – an interactive App that allows the child to mimic speech sounds from other children! Your child will build vocabulary and concepts related to everything under the sun. You’ll find sections on colours, numbers, and shapes, creative sections for songs & rhymes, as well as lessons on…Continue reading What’s APPening – Speech Blubs
Tracey whose son, Ben is 9, told us “It’s hard trying to calm my son down when he’s had a meltdown. Often, it’s about reacting with the best of intentions but ending up giving ultimatums then standing behind him and bear hugging him to a safe space behind a door. I stand there for nearly…Continue reading Managing Behaviour: What do you do when a child kicks off?
We are setting up a number of sessions for parents across Scotland this year which might help you understand a bit more about the latest techniques you can use to more effectively manage behaviour at home. The programme is designed to give you insights into the psychology behind behaviour and understand the impact of situations…Continue reading Behaviour programme for parents
Hello everyone Welcome to our first newsletter of 2020! We’ve been busy building an exciting programme for the year, including ‘Mrs Pop-ins’ Parent Support & Skill Building Sessions which will run across various locations in Scotland and a new Robotics Club. We’ve also got our much loved family fun days and a new programme of social communication clubs for children and…Continue reading Welcome to 2020!