Written By: Website Editor on 20 July 2015
Hum for Afasic

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 »

Written By: Website Editor on 20 July 2015
helping hands needed to make Afasic Christmas cards

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 »

Written By: Website Editor on 16 July 2015
Afasic bike ride 2015

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 »

Written By: Website Editor on 16 July 2015
selective mutism

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 »

Written By: Website Editor on 16 July 2015
dept for education - ehc plan

The Government is extending the maximum timescale for transferring statements to EHC Plans from 16 to 20 weeks. They are also arranging further support to help local authorities improve their implementation of the process. Edward Timpson, the Minister of State for Children and Families, announced these changes this week in a letter to local authorities. more »

Written By: Website Editor on 13 July 2015
Afasic quiz night - 24 September 2015

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 »