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

Did You Know #8

Interactions and Owling   That majority of crucial language learning occurs before children are able to speak words?  In the early years, even in the first days of life, infants develop important skills needed to become future conversation partners.  As the closest people, parents and guardians have the most influence and impact on their child’s…Continue reading Did You Know #8

Mental Health and SLCN

Studies over the years have made clear the close connection between speech, language and communication disorders (SLCN) and mental health. Difficulties in communication play a large part in the lives of people of all ages, and if issues are not worked on with early intervention, they could have lasting impacts on mental wellbeing.    A…Continue reading Mental Health and SLCN

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Did you know #5

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