Summer Starters Transition to Secondary School

Afasic transition courses from primary to secondary school - for children who have problems talking and understanding what others say

Afasic and our expert SALT partners had a busy summer 2018, running 14 of our unique ‘Secondary Starter’ transition courses for Year 6 children who have persistent speech, language and communication difficulties. Each tailored group included interactive games to help make friends, team work in a secondary school atmosphere and fun practical opportunities to practice…

Afasic Christmas Cards

Afasic Christmas cards 2018

Our range of charity Christmas cards for 2018 is now available – please support Afasic by buying your cards from us and encouraging others to do so. All proceeds will go towards the work of Afasic. We have five new cards added to our range and wrapping paper with matching tags; including a brilliant holographic…

New Article on Social Communication Disorder

New article on Social Communication Disorder

A new guide to Social Communication Disorder is now available exclusively from Afasic. Entitled Social Communication Disorder (SCD) DSM-5 (Semantic Pragmatic Disorder), it is a reworking and updating of her original and highly influential paper on Semantic Pragmatic Disorder by Margo Sharp, the highly specialist speech and language therapist and trustee of Afasic. This new article,…

Stand’s first early years conference 23 October in St Asaph open to booking

Stand is pleased to offer a Conference that demonstrates the importance of language development in early childhood. The Conference, which is led by Key speakers from across Wales, shows how developing language skills is of absolute importance for young children’s success later in life both as social beings and in pursuing an education. The Conference…

Introducing a new organisation in North Wales supporting children with speech, language and communication difficulties called Stand

Since Afasic Cymru sadly had to close due to funding problems earlier this year, Yvonne Brooks, ex-Afasic project officer for North Wales and Sarah McCulloch have come together to form Stand North Wales CIC, a new social enterprise that aims to run training events for parents and professionals , activities for local children who are…