Written By: Website Editor on 25 November 2014
Fidelity project - speech and language

Take a look at the FIDELITY project being run by Newcastle University.  Speech and language therapy researchers at Newcastle University have developed a new therapy to improve the speech of children and young  people with cerebral palsy. They are looking for children and young people to join the study to see if the therapy can more »

Written By: Website Editor on 18 November 2014

As a result of the Bercow review, the Government commissioned a research project spanning over three years, to look at the issues that affected children with SLCN. Their findings have been formulated into series of reports which you can read on a new website, set up by Symbol UK. Find out more >>

Written By: Website Editor on 18 November 2014
Afasic seek parents

Are you in a Pathfinder area? Are you undergoing an EHC Plan? Have you been offered or transferring onto an EHC Plan? Then we are looking for you! Afasic are looking to track families whose children have SLCN and have been offered or will be offered an Education Health and Care Plan. If you are more »

Written By: Website Editor on 10 November 2014

The DfE has issued another newsletter to local authorities with a key focus on arrangements for transferring to an EHC Plan. This newsletter offers important information and guidelines that parents, carers and professionals may find helpful. Find out more >>

Written By: Website Editor on 4 November 2014
teaching assistant standards

The Government has launched a consultation inviting teachers, professionals, unions, parents and others to contribute their views on the creation of a new set of professional standards for teaching assistants. You can have your say by clicking on the link below or you can leave your comments below and we will pass them on. The more »

Written By: Website Editor on 3 November 2014
WW1 centenary poetry by Fiona McIntosh

Fiona McIntosh has written a collection of new poems to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Fiona is a young person with SLCN whose work features in our Art Showcase pages in the Young People’s Voices section of our website. Fiona says: “I have been reflecting on the centenary of WW1, more »