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Specific Language Impairment
Often finding it difficult to communicate with and understand others, Darren Lavender and his team want people to be more mindful of those with specific language impairment (SLI).
Young People with SLCN tell us about their lives. Watch this film about Alyson and Callum. They left school a few years ago.
Abby talks about her early childhood and the frustrations she felt by not being able to express herself and to understand others.
Help at home
Abby recalls how her parents helped her to understand words by making a photo book of her daily routine. Abby then started to link words with the actions in the photograph.
Damian talks about growing up with a speech and language impairment which he refers to as Dysphasia. He recalls his early childhood and the problems he had with talking and with understanding what other people said.