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15 minute ideas to support your child during Coronavirus lockdown

It’s Mental Health Awareness week! In the spirit of things, we’re sharing a simple calming activity you can do at home with your child. Activity: Creating a family meditation routine. Why: The Covid-19 outbreak and... Read more

15 minute ideas to support your child during Coronavirus lockdown

As discussed in our previous post, it is hard for many children think flexibly about situations. This is especially harder for children with ASD as they have trouble integrating information to understand situations and see the... Read more

Accessing online Speech and Language Therapy at home and in schools during the COVID 19 lockdown

During this period of lockdown Integrated Treatment Services has been able to readily support all of our education and care settings across the UK, with uninterrupted therapy services. We have also been able to support new families... Read more
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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

Colourful Semantics Training Course

Next Training Course Dates, click the date links to book 18th October London Proposed dates for United Arab Emirates in October 2019 - register your interest now to help confirm interest levels and volunteer your setting as a host venue to... Read more

Graduation around the corner: A list of things I wish I had known when I was starting out

The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, there’s the smell of grass as people are out mowing their lawns, the days are lasting longer, the sun is beginning to shine and Easter is behind us. It’s May and soon many trainee speech... 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