Centre 404/Islington Parents Forum SEND Conference for Parents

Afasic will be speaking at this important Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Conference organised by Islington Parents Forum together with the charity Centre 404.  The conference will be held  on Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at St Luke’s Church, Penn Road, London N7 9JE. This is a special conference aimed at helping parents and carers…

Makaton Foundation Workshop 9-10 April in Caernarfon

  This Foundation Workshop offered by Sian Williams, Afasic Cymru Family Support Worker, provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. No previous signing experience is needed. Recommended for a broad range of occupations, professions and parents/carers. For more information or to book, please see the attachment….

Developmental Language Disorder Conference, 26th April 2018 at Bangor University

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Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is the new term to replace specific language impairment (SLI).  Up to two children in every classroom have this condition. Afasic is pleased to be hosting the first DLD conference to be held in Wales.  Key speakers for the day will include Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor Courtney Norbury, Dr Susan Ebbles,…

Afasic seeks schools and SLT teams for transition courses

Wanted!  Inclusive secondary schools and Speech and Language Therapy Teams, to support Transition to Secondary, of  Year 6 pupils. We are seeking to identify mainstream secondary schools, especially in economically deprived areas across the UK, which could be a venue for a week’s specialist transition course for Year 6 pupils with speech, language and communication needs, during…