Afasic Cymru

Supporting parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding.

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Written By: The Editor on 23 June 2017
Afasic Cymru 15 Anniversary - helpling children who have difficulties talking and understanding what others say

Afasic Cymru is celebrating its 15th anniversary of providing help and support to children, young people and families affected by speech, language and communication disorders. At least 6% of children and young people in Wales are affected by this often hidden disability and Afasic Cymru is the only organisation providing specialist help and support to […]

Written By: The Editor on 16 June 2017
Afasic Cymru young people's t-shirt design competition

Design a t-shirt for the Afasic Cymru and Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of Wales 2018 sponsored Snowdon walk. The competition will have two age groups: Ages 11-17 AND Ages 18-25 There will be one winner in each age group who will win a £50 Amazon voucher! Find out how to enter below:

Written By: The Editor on 12 June 2017
Family Fund supports families with disabled children

Family Fund have secured funding for 2017/18 in all four UK countries to support their grant programmes for families. In England, the Department for Education has confirmed that it will maintain its £27.3 million annual funding for Family Fund for three years from 2017-18. The second year of the three-year funding agreement in Wales is […]

Written By: The Editor on 9 June 2017
study to map SLCN provision across Wales - Afasic Cymru

The ability to communicate is an essential life skill for all children and young people and it underpins a child’s social and emotional development. Welsh Government are aiming to develop a more cohesive and consistent approach to the educational provision of speech, language and communication support. Dr. Duncan Holtom and Rhodri Bowen from the People […]

Written By: The Editor on 9 June 2017
Tata Steel Wales makes donation to Afasic Cymru Neath Youth Troop

Afasic Cymru would like to thank Tata Steel for their generous donation to our Neath Youth Troop. The donation provides vital funds for resources, equipment and trips for the young people who attend the youth club. Patrick, a youth club member, says that the money will provide opportunities and trips for everyone at the club. […]