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.

Chatta – an app to develop language skills

Chatta – an app to develop language skills

In a digital age, children and young people are spending more time engaging with technology than ever before and it can be challenging to see how we can use that to support development rather than distract from it. With a child glued to their screen, there is sometimes a concern that they are not practising and growing their communication abilities enough, even if theyRead 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.

Update to our Terminology – September 2017

Update to our Terminology – September 2017

As people interested in speech and language, we all know that language changes constantly, and the speech and language world has recently made quite a big step in updating some key terminology to make it clear and unified. This is a really great step, as confusion around terminology had been a barrier to people accessing support for quite some time, so we want to do our part in helping to promoteRead more.