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Why won't my teenager communicate with me?

Your teenager may ignore your attempts to converse or refuse to do any homework. These could be actions of a typical teenager or they could also be signs of speech, language and communication difficulties.
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5 ways to support your children through Corona-anxiety.

As parents, we’re the ones who set the emotional temperature in our house and how we respond to our children will have a huge impact on their ability to cope. Here are some tips on how to support your children through this, and of course, maintain your sanity in the process.

Supporting speech and language development during lockdown

Are you struggling to think of of fun and educational things to do with the children during lockdown? We have compiled a list of the best, low cost activities to keep children entertained which also have a strong communication focus. These activities can be done with all children to support their communication skills.

Eating disorders: Are they what we thought?

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week has arrived and this year it is themed “come as you are” which is about opening up the eating disorders conversation and raising our awareness away from the stereotypical image of an ED sufferer. Read on for some of the most common misconceptions and why they are not true.

Walk your child to communicative success

Walking anywhere with your child is a great way of spending some quality time with each other. In this blog, we’ll give you some useful tips on how to get the most out of your walk by helping develop your youngster’s speech, language and communication skills at the same time.

Parent Child Interaction: The tools to support your child's speech and language

After months of waiting, your child has been invited to attend a Speech Therapy appointment. When your toddler’s speech or understanding is a little bit behind others of the same age, Speech Therapists could offer ‘Parent-Child Interaction Therapy’ Read on to find out exactly what this is.