All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘christmas’

Mandy Grist

Combining celebration and chatter

Mandy Grist offers some key tips on supporting children’s speech development over the festive period. Christmas is coming, and in my house this usually means the joining up of friends and families to spend time together, often connecting with people that we don’t see on a regular basis. And we love it! An opportunity to share news, play games and …

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5 games to support your child’s development

Stuck for present ideas? Or maybe you’re worried about getting the ‘wrong’ present for your children and loved ones. We’ve got some ideas for gifts and games that could entertain the whole family, whilst also supporting your child’s communication development. Taking turns is an essential communication skill and playing any type of simple board game that involves taking turns not …

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Communication at Christmas – information, tips and ideas for a happy holiday!

Some people love the festive season – the flashing lights, the excitement and anticipation, the parties! For others it’s just hard work with the shopping, cooking and preparations. Whatever the case, Christmas is a great time for having fun and playing games that can help to develop children’s speech and language skills. ‘Remembering games’ are a really good way to …

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Christmas Message from Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN CEO

2012 has been busy for all charities and particularly those working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. The policy landscape continues to change – with the introduction of a revised Early Years Foundation Stage which has communication and language at its heart; proposals for a new Primary Curriculum and the publication of the draft SEN …

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Happy holidays?

Some people love the festive season – the flashing lights, the excitement and anticipation, the parties! For others it’s just hard work with the shopping, cooking and preparations. For some it can be a really stressful time of year. Children with speech, language and communication needs can often find it hard this time of year for lots of different reasons: …

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