Volunteer on an Afasic Summer course!

Would you like to volunteer on our fantastic summer programme that helps children with Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) and other speech and language difficulties feel more confident about transitioning into secondary school? We have at least 15 Secondary Starter Transition courses running this summer holidays in London and around the country & are seeking volunteers…

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…

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

Afasic - parents support

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 have hosted the first DLD conference to be held in Wales.  Key speakers for the day  were Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor Courtney Norbury, Dr Susan Ebbels, and…