Listen to students at a mainstream school in North Yorkshire talking about their Learning Support School Council. It’s their chance to influence decisions and make changes in their school. Does this opportunity exist in the school that your child attends? Listen now >>
Chris is a young adult with SLCN. Despite a lot of ups and downs, he is determined to stay optimistic. His film is very thought provoking and ends with an important messages for all of us, but especially for other young people. Watch now >>
Alyson is a young adult with SLCN. She leads her life to the full and wants parents and other young people to see a future full of possibilities. Read her story below:
Over 1 million young people in the UK have speech and language difficulties. A lot of people don’t understand that having a speech, language or communication difficulty can make life hard for young people. Afasic has a new illustrated guide for young people with SLCN. It’s free to download below:
Meet Chris, a young adult with SLCN. He reflects back on his struggle to understand the nature of his difficulties. This film raises very important questions for professionals and parents. Watch now >>
Afasic Trustee and Chair, Mike Clifford is our link trustee for young people. Read more about Mike’s work and background and also how to get in touch with him. Find out more >>
We have been contacted by a young male adult from London who would like to talk to other young people and adults, aged 17+ with speech and language difficulties. If you are interested, then please contact the Afasic Helpline on 0300 666 9410 and we will pass your details on.
‘My Speech and Me’, by Lavinia Scott At Afasic we recognise that the closer we get to being able to see life through the eyes of children and young people with SLCN, the stronger our position is when it comes to supporting them and their families. In our work we are assisted by inspirational young…