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Stress is both a psychological and physical reaction to something that threatens our wellbeing - looming deadlines, poverty or a fight with your significant other. So, can meditation really help? Let's learn about the science.
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A lot of therapy these days is geared towards supporting the maternal relationship, without considering the significant role that fathers play. Did you know? There is actually some research to suggest that we learn more of our vocabulary from our Fathers than our Mothers.
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Difficulties with Auditory memory can have a significant impact on a pupil’s ability to attend and learn at the same rate as the rest of their class. Here are the top five questions I am asked by educators about auditory memory.
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In the second blog of a three part series about vocabulary teaching, we discuss how we begin to teach children the vocabulary they need; and which children specifically benefit from this kind of teaching. Is this best achieved using a whole class, targeted or specialist approach?
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Fiz and Tyrone’s daughter, Hope Stape, has been portrayed as a ‘troublesome’ child recently, and must now attend an alternative provision to ‘deal with’ her behaviour. Yes, it’s fictional, but it does bring up some important real-life implications for children like Hope. Based on what we know about Hope, could Wetherfield Local Authority have approached this case differently?
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A lot of us were heartbroken by the plight of Brendan Dassey on Netflix’s documentary series ‘Making a Murderer’. Watching season 2 of the Netflix documentary this week inspired this blog, illustrating how speech, language and communication difficulties are directly linked to Brendan being imprisoned.
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It can be difficult to think of fun and different things to do with children in the summer holidays. 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.
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In the Early years it’s common for pupils to experience problems with pronunciation which affects their speech intelligibility. It’s hard knowing when speech sounds are normal or if there is some reason for concern. In this blog, we will cover the steps to take if you are concerned about a pupil’s speech pronunciation.
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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.
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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.
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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?