The Afasic 50 Challenge! In our 50th year we are asking our members, friends and supporters to do something special to help ensure that Afasic can continue making a difference to the lives of children and families affected by speech and language difficulties for another 50 years. Please do get involved with our ‘50 Challenge’…

The Bercow 10 Years On

  The Bercow 10 Years On report is now out and gives an update on the state of provision for children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in England. Read it,  get behind it ,share it & make the world better for children & young people with speech and language difficulties. Find out more; http://www.bercow10yearson.comhttp:/…

Centre 404/Islington Parents Forum SEND Conference for Parents

Afasic will be speaking at this important Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Conference organised by Islington Parents Forum together with the charity Centre 404.  The conference will be held  on Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at St Luke’s Church, Penn Road, London N7 9JE. This is a special conference aimed at helping parents and carers…

A Professional Development Video: Talking to parents about their child’s, speech, language and communication

  The Communication Trust, in partnership with Afasic have developed a video to support practitioners working with children and young people with how to raise initial concerns about a child or young person’s speech, language and communication development with their parents. The video is intended to be used as a professional development resource, to enhance…

Makaton Foundation Workshop 9-10 April in Caernarfon

  This Foundation Workshop offered by Sian Williams, Afasic Cymru Family Support Worker, provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. No previous signing experience is needed. Recommended for a broad range of occupations, professions and parents/carers. For more information or to book, please see the attachment….

Developmental Language Disorder Conference, 26th April 2018 at Bangor University

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26 March  STOP PRESS:  The conference is now fully booked.  Please use the contact information below if you wish to join the reserve delegate list. Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is the new term to replace specific language impairment (SLI).  Up to two children in every classroom have this condition. Afasic is pleased to be hosting…