What do you think about the help you get at school or college? Is it the right help? Do you think you need more? The Government wants to know – This is your chance to tell them. Soon there will be changes to the law on Special Educational Needs (SEN). The Government is asking whether more »
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We have had a clear out and identified a number of books and videos as surplus to requirements. As some of them might be of interest to parents or professionals, we are offering to give them away, on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for any of the books or videos, more »
The BBC published an interesting article yesterday about language impairments and how young people with language difficulties can find it difficult to express themselves. Alison Huneke, the Afasic Helpline Manager, highlighted the importance of recognising a problem at the early stages and said: “There’s more time to address it if it’s picked up at this more »
We are currently looking to recruit Trustees to represent the interests of our families in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Candidates should be enthusiastic and committed individuals either with a professional background or personal experience of SLCN. The Trustees of Afasic work alongside the CEO to determine the overall direction of Afasic through good governance more »
Professor Heather van der Lely – a leading light in the world of SLI/LLI – was due to speak at the 38th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development this weekend. Unfortunately, her plenary address had to be cancelled for health reasons. In her absence, Heather sent an address which was read out by Professor more »
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