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Top Ten Tips for preparing schools for September for pupils with SEND

1. Work closely with parent carers in everything that you are planning. For many students their parent carers have taken on the extended role of teacher, therapist, support worker and much more for nearly half a year. They have supported... Read more

Supporting your Child’s development

Sharing one more activity with you all before we break up for the Summer (phew we made it!). Activity: Teaching inferences from pictures Why?: The ability to make inferences is an important higher level skill. Simply put, making... Read more

More ideas to support your child’s vocabulary development!

Activity: Naming words for a given category Why?: Being able to sort words into categories is how our brains learn words! It gives us a way to make connections between words, such as their similarities and differences. Plenty of... Read more
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In changing times, do you require a change in speech and language therapy provider in your school or college?

It's to be expected that given this global pandemic you might be looking to reevaluate your Speech and Language Therapy service model to ensure you have secured the most flexible solutions for your ever changing needs. With... Read more

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
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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