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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]