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Motherhood – The pressure to be perfect

Each month, I scour online journals and news articles looking for inspiration for something to share in this blog. This month I did not have far to look for inspiration. One of the most wonderful aspects of being a speech and language... Read more

Sex Education and Learning Difficulties

What will you be doing on the 14th February?  Will Cupid be visiting you? Will you send someone a Valentine’s card, get given red roses, or go out for a romantic meal?  With all things love in the air around February, I thought I... Read more

Downs syndrome from a communication perspective

I was doing some preparation for an activity the other day and looking at news articles for research. I came across an article about a young girl with Down Syndrome (DS) who was in the news because she had recently starred in an... Read more
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January 2017 SENDCo Update

There were a number of announcements made during December – as usual, on the countdown to a holiday. Early years funding: changes to funding for 3- and 4-year-olds On the 12th December the DfE published their response to the... Read more

Colourful Semantics Training Course

We are pleased to announce that we will be running a Colourful Semantics Training course on the 21st September 2017, at the Signing Tree Conference Centre in Birmingham Book your place today... Read more

We are recruiting….

We are currently looking for new team members in several areas of the UK. Do send us your CV or email us for more information on how working for ITS could be the opportunity you have been looking... Read more
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What are Speech Language Communications Needs (SLCN)?

Speech and Language skills develop throughout childhood and continue through adolescence. They develop following good foundations being in place:  attention and listening and play skills need to be in place first. What is Speech? What is... Read more

ITS Annual Conference

On Saturday 26th April you could find the ITS team down at the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist’s (RCSLT) head office close to London Bridge, where we celebrated our annual team day and ITS Giving Voice event. Whist it... Read more

The 10 skills a child must have by the time they start school

I have read with great interest the recent developments this week relating to pre schools skills for children across the UK. “The 10 skills a child must have by the time they start school including being toilet trained and talking... Read more