Young Start funding for Dundee Youth Group

Young Start funding for Dundee Youth Group

The Speech Language Communication Company are excited to announce that we are starting a weekly youth group in Dundee for up to 15 young people in Dundee aged 11-18 who struggle with speech and language.

The youth group has won funding through Young Start from Big Lottery Fund.

The youth club will offer 1:1 support whereRead more.

Brick Donation Drive

Brick Donation Drive

We are really excited to launch our new Brick Clubs, which use brick toys (such as LEGO® or similar alternatives) to facilitate communication development and social interaction for children and young people that might find communicating challenging. This therapeutic technique is based on innovative research, and is beneficial particularly to children and young people on the autism spectrum, butRead more.

Support Staff in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Our network of support has been extended and we are delighted to offer new family support options to parents and carers in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Judith, working around Edinburgh, and Laura, working around Glasgow, would be delighted to hear from you to find out what your needs are locally. There are many things they can help with, from activities and skill builders to practical tips on supportingRead more.

What is DLD?

What is DLD?

 

Developmental Language Disorder is a type of language difficulty which is not due to another condition (such as autism, Down’s Syndrome or a brain injury). It is unlikely to disappear overnight, so awareness and support from an early age is very important.

The Raise Awareness of Developmental Language Delays (RADLD) describe the three main aspects of DLD as:

  1. DLDRead more.

“Reasonable Adjustments” – what are they?

“Reasonable Adjustments” – what are they?

Reasonable adjustments are changes that schools, places of employment, and other places have to make to include people with disabilities in day-to-day life. In schools, this means to will help pupils with disabilities to have the same opportunities as their peers.

What can a reasonable adjustment be?

A reasonable adjustment can be any number of things, from providing specialisedRead more.

Brick Club

East Dunbartonshire Youth Club

East Dunbartonshire Youth Club

Come along and experience something new and exciting!

The club is run by The Speech Language Communication Company, (SLCO), a charity  which supports children and young people with speech and language impairments.

The club is aimed at 11 to 18 year olds and meets every Sunday from 6pm to 8pm in the Bearsden Scout Hall on Jubilee path, off Roman Road.

The groupRead more.