SLCO cares about children and young people who struggle with their speech, language and communication. For many years we have acted as a guide for parents and professionals who care for and support children who learn and think differently. Throughout the pandemic we have been in contact with hundreds of families who have benefited from direct contact…Continue reading We are here to support you through challenging times
Did you know… Families play a crucial role in developing children’s speech and language skills? Parent are the key determinants in achieving outcomes for children. Parents are the experts as they know their children best. Studies show that speech and language therapy is more effective when involving a child’s family in home therapy. Children trust…Continue reading Did you know #5
SLCN is a broad category that covers the wide range of conditions affecting speech, language and communication. Language Disorder and its types (Developmental Language Disorder and Language Disorder associated with a differentiating condition) are all Speech, Language and Communication Needs. The term Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is used for children where: A child…Continue reading Did You Know #4
“AM I GOING MAD?” How many times must I hear the same comments resonating from the mouths of other parents outside my son’s school. “It’s great that the kids are back to normal now, able to get to school and see their friends, all laughing together”. That doesn’t mean anything to me. That is not my…Continue reading Parent Story: Am I Going Mad
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…
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
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!
Understanding parents’ and carers’ rights Do you know what rights you have as a parent or carer of child with additional support needs (ASN)? Parents have a range of specific rights under additional support for learning law. The definition of ‘parent’ goes further than birth parent or anyone with parental responsibilities and parental rights. It…Continue reading Calling All Parents And Carers : Get In The Know!
Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities. Children love the games, songs, golden eggs and other rewards which, along with feeling proud of their reading, really motivate children to keep exploring and learning. Your child can learn to read right now. Register now to start…Continue reading What’s APPening?