Afasic Cymru

Supporting parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding.

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Written By: The Editor on 12 February 2016
Meadowbank school closure consultation dates

Meadowbank School in Cardiff is the only special school of its kind in Wales which provides day education for primary aged pupils who have statements of special educational needs for their severe and specific Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). Meadowbank was earmarked for closure in July 2017 but due to the overwhelming responses to […]

Written By: The Editor on 21 March 2017
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 17 March 2017
Meadowbank School open afternoon - 22 May 2017

Does your child need help with: Talking to others and making friends? Following instructions at home or at school? Speaking clearly and explaining what they mean? Managing their behaviour and emotions? There is a school in Cardiff that specialises in helping children who find these skills very difficult. Want to find out more? Meadowbank School […]

Written By: The Editor on 17 March 2017
Afasic Cymru - carer's workshops March and May 2017

Being a Carer, Carer’s Rights and the Carer’s Assessment This free course is aimed at any carer who would like to learn more about their legal rights. The course will be held in Swansea on 29 March and in St Asaph on 10 May 2017. To find out more, please see our training events page.

Written By: The Editor on 10 March 2017
Social skills training - 16 May 2017 - Afasic Cymru

Thanks to funding from The Big Lottery we are offering Primary School staff  across Wales the opportunity to attend a FREE Social skills training day presented by Alex Kelly; author of the best-selling TALKABOUT series. The training will be delivered in English. Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each […]

Written By: The Editor on 10 March 2017
ALN consultations - Rhyl youth club - Afasic Cymru

The proposed new law will replace the current term ‘Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) with ‘Additional Learning Needs’ (ALN); do away with statements and instead give every learner with ALN the same type of Individual Development Plan. Afasic Cymru organised consultation events about the new proposed law which were held in North and South Wales for […]