Written By: Website Editor on 18 December 2014
sib speak research project

Sibspeak is a research study conducted by City University London, looking for parents who wish to take part in an observational research project. This project aims to investigate the language and communication skills in younger brothers and sisters of children with language difficulties, and compare these findings with a group of children of the same more »

Written By: Website Editor on 18 December 2014

The next meeting of this friendly and informal parents group takes place in central Newcastle on Tuesday 20th January, from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. ‘Now You’re Talking’, was set up by Afasic and Newcastle University with the aim of generating research ideas with parents of children with any sort of speech, language and communication more »

Written By: Website Editor on 16 December 2014
Volunteer for Afasic

The Volunteer Development Team are pleased to announce the dates for the New Year local Induction Sessions. The aims of these Drop In sessions are: to bring parents and carers of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs together to share experiences with other parents living nearby to learn about Afasic to more »

Written By: Website Editor on 15 December 2014
IPSEA research SEND reforms

Have you received information from your school or Local Authority about the new SEND reforms? IPSEA have a team member who is currently researching the information supplied to parents and young people from their schools and Local Authorities. They are really interested to hear your views, so, if you wish to leave your feedback, please more »

Written By: Website Editor on 9 December 2014
St Catherines School Key Stage 2

Due to popular demand, Isle of Wight based speech and language school, St Catherine’s has reopened a group for younger students aged from 7 to 11 years old with a range of speech, language and communication needs and associated conditions. The school now has five Key Stage 2 students but is hoping to expand to more »

Written By: Website Editor on 3 December 2014
SLCN survey

This short 15 minute national survey is being run through Bangor University.  The survey is aimed at parents of children aged between 5 and 15 years old, and who also are considered to have a learning disability or autism spectrum disorder, (as a primary or additional diagnosis). The survey looks at resilience and well-being in parents more »