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Smart Talkers · 1W ago

Would you like your child to be ready for school and attend a quality holiday activity?

We have some summer group sessions running at our clinic base on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border to help children be ready to start school. The sessions will look at: Confidence to co...
Smart Talkers · 1W ago

Exciting new development: summer school for teenagers with social communication difficuties

We are delighted to announce that we will be running some intensive group sessions for young people with social communication difficulties at our lovely, peaceful clinic at Bartonfields.  We...
Smart Talkers · 1W ago

Are you worried about your child's speech sounds, would an intensive course be just what they need?

We have some summer intensive group sessions running at our clinic base on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border to help children with speech sound difficulties. The sessions will look at: p...
Smart Talkers · 1M ago

ASPERGER’S SYNDROME IN 13-16 YEAR OLDS – a review

This easy to read informative book is written by Alis Rowe, the founder of The Girl With The Curly Hair. There are many different books available on autism spectrum conditions, but not so...
Smart Talkers · 1M ago

Doing what it takes........ a holistic approach

I am a speech and language therapist who sees children with ASD and/or complex communication difficulties including selective mutism. If I was in the NHS I would be called highly specialist....
Smart Talkers · 2M ago

Why I love baby signing!

Guest post by Hannah Lindahl – Little Signers Club Leader for North Nottingham As a ‘Baby Signing’ teacher I see, and am truly honoured to be a part of, countless occasions when...
Smart Talkers · 3M ago

HEALTH VISITORS REPORT INCREASE IN CHILDREN’S COMMUNICATION DIFFICULTIES

Evidence submitted to the Bercow: Ten Years On review into children and young people’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) from the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV)[1] has reve...
Smart Talkers · 3M ago

Announcing the launch of the Bercow: Ten Years On parent and carer consultation

In January  the first phase of evidence gathering was launched as part of the Bercow: Ten Years On review. Aimed primarily at those working with children and young people with speech, langua...
Smart Talkers · 3M ago

SMRA 2017: a great day!

The Smira conference yesterday was a great success, as usual. It is a coming together of professionals who have an interest in the field, parents whose children suffer from this very debilit...
Smart Talkers · 4M ago

Tricky Tongue Twisters for Afasic!

The Afasic Tongue Twister Challenge is a fun and simple way to raise awareness of Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). The idea for this challenge came from the children at Backs...