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…

Afasic Charity Bike Ride

Afasic Charity Bike Ride

Join us for our special 50 mile charity bike ride to mark our 50th Anniversary! The date is Saturday 1st September and will involve a circular route through the pretty countryside and villages of Essex. It will start and finish in the village of Rayne, close to Braintree, which is readily accessible by train and…

Bercow 10 Years On

  The Bercow 10 Years On report is now out and gives an update on the state of provision for children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in England. Read it,  get behind it ,share it & make the world better for children & young people with speech and language difficulties. Our Calls to Action…

A Professional Development Video: Talking to parents about their child’s, speech, language and communication

  The Communication Trust, in partnership with Afasic have developed a video to support practitioners working with children and young people with how to raise initial concerns about a child or young person’s speech, language and communication development with their parents. The video is intended to be used as a professional development resource, to enhance…

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 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…