This blog post gives some general ideas which may help support your Christmas shopping list for the children in your life.
World Nursery Rhyme Week 2019 is here!
Nursery Rhymes are a brilliant foundation for so many later developing skills including speech, language and literacy.
Speaking and listening are vital skills in many aspects of our daily lives and are an important area of development in our children and No Pens Day Wednesday aims to celebrate and develop these skills by encouraging schools to put down their pens and pick up their language with a day of speaking and listening activities.
Today is International Stammering Awareness day.
A stammer is a speech disorder characterised by disruptions which interrupt the smooth flow of speech. These may take the form of repetitions of sounds, syllables or words – like saying da-da-daddy.
As mentioned in my previous blog post, Selective Mutism is a phobia of talking which results in the individual experiencing high levels of anxiety in some situations where they are expected to speak.
October is Selective Mutism Awareness Month. Selective Mutism (SM) is a phobia of talking.
Yesterday I completed the Great North Run (GNR) to raise funds for a fantastic charity – SMIRA (Selective Mutism Information and Research Association).
Today is National Read a Book Day, and whether you’ve found a book you haven’t read yet or you just want to choose an old favourite from your shelf, today is a good day to be inspired to read.
Today is World Photography Day so I thought I would share some useful ideas to develop speech, language and communication using photos. We are all often taking photos to capture …
The latest craze sweeping the North East at the moment is ‘Look for a Book’. If you haven’t already heard, it’s an idea which is keeping children of all ages entertained and outside in the fresh air.