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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 1 July 2016 No Comment
Afasic Cymru - Additional Learning Needs Bill to be inroduced into Welsh legislation

The First Minister announced on 28 June 2016 in his statement on the Legislative Programme that the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill will be introduced into the National Assembly for Wales during the first year of this Government’s Legislative Programme. The Additional Learning Needs Bill will provide for a new legal framework […]

Written By: The Editor on 25 September 2015 No Comment
Afasic Cymru and the Children's commissioner for Wales

The new Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland is launching a survey to find out what you, the children and young people of Wales want Sally to focus on during her time as Commissioner. It’s a great opportunity for you to tell her what matters to you. Please complete the online survey >>

Written By: The Editor on 10 July 2015 No Comment
Welsh government draft ALN bill

The draft Bill sets out proposals for a new legislative system for supporting children and young people, aged 0-25, who have additional learning needs. The consultation document, draft Bill and supporting documents are now available on the Welsh Government website. Comment and feedback on these documents will be welcomed until 18 December 2015. Find out […]