Afasic Cymru

Supporting parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding.

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Written By: The Editor on 18 August 2017 No Comment
Help Afasic Cymru persuade the Minister of Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language to protect speech and language support

You may know that proposed new laws are being drafted and put forward through the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill. It has been a very long process but is now going through stages where the Government and the Welsh Assembly Ministers are trying to agree on any amendments to the key changes […]

Written By: The Editor on 21 March 2017 No Comment
Afasic Cymru response to first 1000days consultation

The Children, Young People and Education Committee undertook a consultation to consider the extent to which Welsh Government policies and programmes support the early parent role, before birth and during the first 2 years of a child’s life, and crucially how effective these are in supporting children’s emotional and social capabilities and development. See Afasic […]

Written By: The Editor on 20 February 2017 No Comment
Dorothy Bishops talks about Developmental Language Disorder - Afasic

In this recording of the 2016/7 IJLCD Winter lecture, Dorothy Bishop introduces the new term DLD (Developmental Language Disorder) and explains why it should replace SLI (Specific Language Impairment). In her role as Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford, Dorothy specialises in the study of language impairments in children and is a […]

Written By: The Editor on 26 August 2016 No Comment
call for new teachers to be trained in SLCN

SEN is now going to be included as part of initial teacher training, and SLCN has been listed. There is a risk that it gets swallowed by ASD, so a petition has been started online. This petition is entitled ‘For every new teacher to learn about Speech, Language and Communication Needs’. The aim of the […]

Written By: The Editor on 20 December 2013 No Comment

Let us know how your university careers service can support your future employment. We are running a survey seeking the views of disabled students and recent graduates on the support you have received from your university in starting your career. Sharing your experiences will help to improve careers support for disabled students. The findings will […]