Written By: Website Editor on 5 March 2015
Afasic self advocacy training programme

Afasic is looking for trainers to work with groups of young people who have SLCN.  This free training event will take place on the weekend of 25/26 April in York.  The Saturday session will run from 10am-4pm and on Sunday from 10am-1pm. We are looking for professionals who are working with the 11-16 age group more »

Written By: Website Editor on 23 March 2015
talking about our lives

Chris is a young adult with SLCN. Despite a lot of ups and downs, he is determined to stay optimistic. His film is very thought provoking and ends with an important messages for all of us, but especially for other young people. Watch now >>

Written By: Website Editor on 19 March 2015
Afasic Abstract Spring 2015

The Afasic Abstract brings accessible information about the latest developments in research and practice to parents and professionals. It is free to download. In this edition we look at What Works for Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), a report prepared by The Communication Trust. Staff from the Trust provide information on site usage and more »

Written By: Website Editor on 17 March 2015
Staying Strong - Alyson's story

Alyson is a young adult with SLCN.  She leads her life to the full and wants parents and other young people to see a future full of possibilities. Read her story below:

Written By: Website Editor on 16 March 2015
Afasic guide for young people

Over 1 million young people in the UK have speech and language difficulties.  A lot of people don’t understand that having a speech, language or communication difficulty can make life hard for young people. Afasic has a new illustrated guide for young people with SLCN. It’s free to download below:

Written By: Website Editor on 9 March 2015
Chris' story - a struggle to understand

Meet Chris, a young adult with SLCN. He reflects back on his struggle to understand the nature of his difficulties. This film raises very important questions for professionals and parents. Watch now >>  

Written By: Website Editor on 5 March 2015
Afasic Essex Villages Bike Ride

Sign up now to take part in the Afasic ‘Essex Villages’ charity bike ride with our fundraising mascot ‘Ted’ and help to raise much needed funds for Afasic. This is a one day ride on the 13 June starting and finishing in Chelmsford and totalling a maximum of 35 miles. This family friendly ride will more »