Speech & Language Therapy The Voice News

Are there downsides to using behaviour management systems with children?

The effects of behaviour management systems on children’s social, emotional and mental health is a hot topic amongst parents right now.  The use of sticker charts, colour-coded systems and rewards to influence children’s... Read more

Living With Dementia

Understanding the different types of the disease.

Recognising the signs of dementia can be difficult – especially in the early stages. Dementia is an umbrella term which covers a range of different diseases.

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This Week is Action for Brain Injury Week (12 – 18th May)

The aim of Brain Injury Week is to raise awareness of how extraordinary but also how fragile our brains are. They can be severely damaged from the smallest knock.

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Dementia – everyone’s problem.

Dementia is fast becoming a hot topic in the media and the condition has already been labelled a national crisis by the Government.

Dementia is a progressive condition that strips sufferers of their short term memory so that they have difficulties in thinking and communicating.

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Are You Living With Dementia?

“The progression has been slow, as if there’s been a memory thief in her head for the past seven years running through her mind.”

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Colourful Semantics

NEXT TRAINING COURSE DATE We are pleased to announce that we will be running Colourful Semantics Training courses on the 24th Sept 2018 - at the Signing Tree Conference Centre in Birmingham and the 8th November 2018 - at the RCSLT,... Read more

Children & Families Bill / SEN

How the Children and Families Bill will affect parents of  children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) The Government is transforming the system for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN), including those who... Read more


Cluttering: a communication difficulty   What is Cluttering? The definition of cluttering adopted by the fluency disorders division of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is: Cluttering is a fluency disorder. It... Read more

Speech Development

Variations in Typical Speech Development “My son is 5 he can say ‘t’ on its own but when he says words such as ‘water’ he misses it out completely. Should I be worried?" All children are unique and therefore often do the... Read more

SALT Case Study

At Integrated Treatment Services (I.T.S) our aim is to provide an exceptional standard of service to meet the therapy needs of children, adolescents and adults with a variety of speech, language and communication needs.  As we always make... Read more