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Behaviour is a Form of Communication

Children rely on nonverbal communication. EG: Tantrums, hitting etc. These are common whilst raising a toddler. Usually, this challenging behaviour manifests out of frustration at either not understanding a situation or being unable to express their wants, needs and feelings. So, what is the link between behaviour and communication?

The Impact of Auditory Memory on Language Development

Almost everything we do involves speech, language and communication. Its no wonder that some pupils find language development a really tricky process. There are a lot of different elements involved that allow our language and communication to work effectively.

How do Pupils Learn to Read?

learning to read and write is something all of us have gone through and will be a key point of learning for every child. The process of how this happens is fascinating! This blog will explore the development of literacy skills and how speech and language therapy can help.

Is my child really school ready? A guide to expected communication levels for school starters.

It’s exciting to send your little one off for their first day of primary school, but it can also feel bittersweet. You can make sure they are prepared with everything they need, but how can you make sure they are prepared in terms of communication skills?

English as an Additional Language (EAL) or a Speech, Language and Communication Need (SLCN)?

Teaching children with English as an additional language (EAL) is not new for schools in the UK, but it still presents challenges for lots of teachers. Children with EAL are also just as likely as their monolingual peers to have a speech, language or communication difficulty.