The demand from parents who need help with young children who present with a neurodiverse profile is high. Children may be struggling with words, not reaching developmental milestones as expected, have problems with attention and behaviour. It can be all sorts of things and usually is! Each child is different. Pre-schoolers may also be diagnosed…Continue reading A New Fred & Tallulah Club Is Starting!
It seems that the last few months have flown past. A slightly different landscape is emerging as we start to get an idea of how things look after the constraints of Covid begin to relax. Families need to learn how to navigate their way around a changed system, particularly for statutory services, which are still…Continue reading SLCo’s Spring Message
Christmas is here again, and we have found ourselves in uncertain times. We may not be able to enjoy the planned festivities with family and friends that we had all been looking forward to. When there are children in families who need extra support, it makes it extremely challenging for parents and carers. Many families…Continue reading SLCo’s Winter Message
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
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!
Scottish Charity working to help give children a voice “Parents often feel isolated and uncertain of how to proceed if they can’t get the right speech and language support for their children”, says a Dundee-based charity. The Speech Language Communication Company aims to shine a light on children with speech and language issues and provides…Continue reading We’re In The Scotsman!
Our new befriending programme, GAB (Get A Buddy) has launched in East Dunbartonshire, Lothian and Dundee. We are seeking volunteers to support young people to enjoy social opportunities through fun and friendship. The programme is for older children whose speech and language difficulties are pervasive experience disabilities for life and their social lives are often…Continue reading Get A Buddy Programme