SLCo’s Summer Message

We are really delighted to introduce you to Kate Biss, a highly skilled and experienced independent speech and language therapist who will be working with us to provide up-to-date guidance and helpful resources for parents and carers.  Understanding what speech and language therapists do and how they work with parents to help build children’s language…Continue reading SLCo’s Summer Message

SLCo’s Spring Message

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

Chill youth club

Feeling isolated can make us feel sad, excluded, and affect us in all sorts of ways. Chill is a network of support for anyone who feels they need people to talk to, to do things with, and to be part of a group of friends.  Our Chill youth club runs online through Zoom every Monday from 6.30…Continue reading Chill youth club

SLCo’s Winter 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

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I was worried my children had every support taken away

SLCo has been a fantastic source of support for us over many months.    As a parent who struggles to understand why my children struggle to understand language it is also really emotional for the family to watch our children struggle in front of us and not know how to communicate with them. To watch them when they are upset and worried and not be able to explain a virus, I…Continue reading I was worried my children had every support taken away