SLCO’s Winter Message

Hey, everyone, it’s almost Xmas!  It’s our final newsletter of the year, we hope you find something of interest in the winter edition.   It’s been one heck of a year for us all hasn’t it? Families are still reeling from the effects of the pandemic and now we’re all facing uncertainty along with financial pressures…Continue reading SLCO’s Winter Message

Did You Know?… 10

Did you know?  The challenges for children who have poor language and communication skills are often heightened by emotional struggles and difficulties with regulating their behaviour.  So, what do we know about these things?  How important is it that children are ‘diagnosed’? And if so, what difference does that make to what support they need? …Continue reading Did You Know?… 10

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