The Afasic team are delighted to be hosting our very own Afasic Quiz Night at the London office on Thursday, 24th September to raise money for our work with children, young people and their families affected by speech, language and communication difficulties. The doors will open at 5.30pm with the quiz starting promptly at 6.30pm. more »
Are parents shy of ringing the Afasic Helpline? It seems unbelievable but I do wonder. Recently we’ve received a number of e-mail queries where we’ve felt we really needed to talk to the parents. We know of course that some parents find it hard to ring during the usual opening hours. That’s why we offer more »
Speechmark Publishing have recently developed 5 apps for teachers, therapists and parents to use with children. If you are interested in writing a review of these apps for Afasic News please contact The Newsletter Editor. Update 10 August: We have had a good response to this article and no longer need reviewers. Thank you.
Following on from the success of our last volunteering day in May, this is an appeal for volunteers to come into our central office in London on Tuesday 25 August. It may be summer, but Christmas is fast approaching (!) and this year we would like to add a ‘handmade’ Christmas card to the range more »
This week, we are delighted to be launching our #HumForAfasic social media campaign to raise awareness of speech, language and communication needs. In an effort to ‘go viral’ and spread the word on SLCN and the work of Afasic, we are using Facebook as a tool and hope that many of our members, supporters, friends more »
Join us on our Coast to Coast ride in September – you can choose to do one day, two days, or the whole thing – it’s up to you! This is a charity ride across beautiful countryside from Morecambe on the West coast to Bridlington on the East coast. All of our rides have a more »
Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder affecting an estimated one in 150 children but can affect anyone at any age. The Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC news recently covered selective mutism and here is a short video which you may find interesting. You can watch Sabrina, Daniel and Katie’s stories and there is also an more »