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Carla’s Story

Samuel was diagnosed with having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Year 1. Before this diagnosis we always knew something was bothering him at a young age; often we would have to sit or stand with him to get him to sit still.  We were worried about starting Samuel at primary school; we had quite a few issues where he …

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Research Round Up – February 2018

We keep our ears to the ground ensuring that all of our work is evidence based and relevant to the needs of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Here are some of the key findings and studies published in the new year you don’t want to have missed. The Ofsted Early Years report Bold Beginnings: Reception Curriculum in …

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Are you interested in helping the Bercow: Ten Years On project hear the views of children and young people?

Are you interested in helping the Bercow: Ten Years On project hear the views of children and young people? Have you got experience of speaking with groups of children and young people and facilitating discussions? Then this new paid opportunity could be for you! We are inviting applications for an exciting role to plan and deliver a series of children …

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Behind the statistics – Making the difference

Statistics are important, however behind the facts and figures are real children with lived experiences. Claire Morrison, an NHS Speech and Language Therapist, talks about her work using evidence-based programmes and interventions in a deprived area of Scotland. Because it had not been launched before on the west coast of Scotland, we decided to pilot an intervention programme in North …

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Opportunity to contribute to Bercow: Ten Years On (paid role)

In 2017/18, I CAN and the RCSLT are undertaking an independent review of the state of provision for children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), entitled Bercow: Ten Years On, which will be published in early 2018. The review launched in January 2017, and to date we have collected evidence through a variety of methods. ‘Deep dives’ Following the evidence …

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