Written By: Website Editor on 12 January 2015
My Speech and Me by Lavinia Scott

‘My Speech and Me’, by Lavinia Scott At Afasic we recognise that the closer we get to being able to see life through the eyes of children and young people with SLCN, the stronger our position is when it comes to supporting them and their families. In our work we are assisted by inspirational young more »

Written By: Website Editor on 26 January 2015
Afasic parent information events - lottery funded

We are holding free parent information events around England from February to March 2015 so that parents and carers can learn more about speech and language difficulties, how they can support their children, to understand how the SEND reforms will work, and navigate their way round the system. To find out more and to book more »

Written By: Website Editor on 13 January 2015
NHS England engagement sessions

NHS Participation England want to hear from parents and carers of children and young people with any health condition that requires rehabilitation to support recovery of abilities after an event and/or ongoing development and independence. They are running engagement sessions in February in London and Leeds. To register for events and to find out more more »

Written By: Website Editor on 12 January 2015

Cambridgeshire have announced plans to close the speech and language centre at Cottenham Village College, on the grounds that no new children have gone there in the last two years. For any campaign to save the centre to have any chance of success, parents must get involved. So, if you are concerned about the future more »

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 »