Parent Engagement Officer.

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We are looking for a self-starting and enthusiastic Parent Engagement Officer with knowledge of Developmental Language Disorder and/or the SEND system.  We are looking for somebody to oversee and manage the DLD Together training programme for parents which has been successfully piloted by ourselves and NAPLIC. This is an exciting new role within Afasic and…

New DLD resources and video to support parents

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) affects just over 7% of the population, that’s an average of 2 children in every class of 30. It is more common than Autism yet few people have heard of it! In collaboration with Afasic, the Moor House Research and Training Institute has created two checklists and a video to help parents support their child’s communication. The…

Afasic charity bike ride success!

Huge congratulations to the 14 riders who completed our 50-mile charity bike ride through the Essex countryside! The weather was relatively kind to us and there were some lovely views along the way, so everyone had an enjoyable day out, despite a few punctures! For this ride we had joined with another local charity, Infinite…

Fundraise for Afasic this summer

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Children, young people and families affected by Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on education and therapy services. They need our help now more than ever; but getting the funds to maintain and develop our services remains extremely difficult and we really do need your help….

Afasic Charity Bike Ride

Join in our charity bike ride on the 10th July through the pretty Essex countryside & villages to help raise much needed funds for services supporting children & families affected by Developmental Language Disorder. Our rides are fully supported and have a very friendly and supportive atmosphere – why not come and join in the…