Did You Know?

To have the best possible start in school, children need a solid foundation of early language and literacy skills. These are the skills that prepare children to read, write, and use the kind of language they’ll be expected to use in school.  The research says:  Children who start school with higher levels of language and…Continue reading Did You Know?

SLCo’s Autumn Message

Welcome to our Autumn edition of Voice. We hope you find something of interest. Do let us know if you’d like us to feature a topic in future editions. Many parents ask for advice through our Helpline as they are concerned at the amount of time that young people spend isolated in their bedrooms with…Continue reading SLCo’s Autumn Message

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