Written By: Website Editor on 18 August 2016
John Perry raising funds for Afasic's vital work with children

John Perry is riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Afasic between the 10th and 18th September. The size of his task is to ride 969 miles in 9 days, with 15,000 metres of climb (that’s twice the height of Everest!).  So he will certainly be earning every penny that he […]

Written By: Website Editor on 16 August 2016
Afasic free parent workshops. Get the right help for your child who has difficulties talking and understanding.

Following on with our highly acclaimed parent workshops, Afasic England will be running a series of parent self advocacy training days this autumn. The workshops are designed to enable parents to understand their rights and how best to manage relationships with professionals in order to get the best support for their children and young people. […]

Written By: Website Editor on 26 August 2016
Afasic summer transition courses

A new plan to give parents more direct support, resulted in the Afasic Helpline Team or the Summer Schools Coordinator, attending most London courses and sending Afasic information to others. This gave more face to face introductions to Afasic services and enabled staff to provide tips to supporting children to start secondary. Our Helpline Team […]

Written By: Website Editor on 18 August 2016

Could you help Afasic provide the information and services you want? If so, please sign up for our consultative panel. You would be offered the opportunity to: Complete occasional questionnaires Review draft publications and information sheets Attend occasional discussion groups Comment on existing services and future plans If you are interested, please contact Alison, the […]

Written By: Website Editor on 16 August 2016
Elaine Delmar sings for Afasic - 24 September 2016 at Pizza Express

We are delighted that internationally renowned Jazz and cabaret singer Elaine Delmar and her band will be performing at the Pheasantry, Kings Road, London on Saturday 24 September in aid of Afasic. Elaine always puts on a wonderful show, and we have some great raffle prizes, so don’t miss out!  Proceeds from the night will […]

Written By: Website Editor on 15 August 2016
Afasic news item - teacher training for special needs pupils

Afasic has been focussing on the crucial issue of teacher training for special needs pupils since a new special educational needs and disabilities code of practice came into force in England’s schools two years ago. In a recent article on the BBC website which reported that more than 80% of almost 600 staff, who responded […]