Written By: Website Editor on 16 October 2014
Fundraising for Afasic

It’s easy to shop online and support the work of Afasic at the same time – just register with ‘easyfundraising’ and choose Afasic as the charity to benefit and then shop away. Afasic will benefit from donations for every purchase that you make via their site, at no cost to you. If you are ordering more »

Written By: Website Editor on 7 October 2014
Run the Marathon for Afasic

The Virgin Money London Marathon is a very important annual fundraising event for us. Together we can make the 2015 event the most special London Marathon yet for everyone struggling with speech and language disabilities. We have a small number of Golden Bond places available. These give you a guaranteed spot on the start line more »

Written By: Website Editor on 6 October 2014
Autism&Uni project

The Autism&Uni project, which is funded by the European Commission, aims to find ways of helping young people on the autistic spectrum access higher education and make a success of their studies. They are looking for YOUR input if you are: A young person on the autistic spectrum who is currently at university, or was more »

Written By: Website Editor on 3 October 2014
dept-ed

In a letter to local authorities about the format and wording of EHC Plans, senior officials at the Department for Education reiterate that: special educational provision should be detailed, specific and normally quantified vague phrases such as regular, access to and opportunities for should be avoided speech and language therapy should normally be recorded as more »

Written By: Website Editor on 2 October 2014
Afasic News

We are looking for a parent or professional to review the recently published Tackling Selective Mutism: A Guide for Professionals and Parents edited by Benita Rae Smith and Alice Sluckin. Please note: we have now found a reviewer for this publication and may be looking for reviewers in the future.

Written By: Website Editor on 30 September 2014
IM-factsheets

This new series of factsheets and template letters have been produced as part of the Independent Supporter programme, run by the Council for Disabled Children (CDC), of which Afasic is a member, on behalf of the Government. CDC teamed up with Irwin Mitchell solicitors, the barrister Steve Broach and the charity SENSE to provide this more »