All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘communication skills’

Mental Health

Speech, language and communication and mental health: a complex relationship

Did you know half of all mental health problems manifest themselves by the age of 14? That’s a shocking reality. Consequently, when Theresa May recently announced her Government plans to “roll out mental health support to every school in the country” the news was widely welcomed – after all, with one in ten children and young people struggling with mental health issues, …

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Communication skills for work are skills for life

I CAN’s Lead Communication Advisor for Youth Programmes, Maxine Burns writes the 2nd edition of I CAN’s Talk Paper ‘Skills for Work: Skills for Life’. Read the paper here. I’ve worked in the field of speech, language and communication for many years, but one thing that hasn’t changed during my varied career is my belief that communication skills are at …

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