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Driving attainment for deaf children

Ann Bradbury looks at what schools can do to stop deaf pupils falling ever further behind their hearing peers

Activities worth talking about

Anne Fox reveals how a day dedicated to verbal communication helped schools rethink their approach to SLCN and discover untapped creativity in the classroom

Speaking out on stammering

Cherry Hughes looks at how stammering affects children and what schools can do to help

Persistence pays

Rita Soni shows how a family’s resolve to tackle her son’s speech delay has enabled him to flourish

Without a voice

Thousands of children may be missing out on the right to communicate. Cathy Harris assesses the implications of a landmark AAC report

AAC provision is not meeting need

More than 20,000 people in the UK may be living without access to a powered communication aid that would enable them to communicate more...

Tough talk on speech and language

MPs and peers are calling for action to address the speech, language and communication needs of socially disadvantaged children. The All Party Parliamentary Group on...

Bringing AAC expertise together

A new website seeks to empower the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) community to improve services and support for people with speech difficulties. Targeted at...

Speech help for kids with Down syndrome

A combination of cutting-edge technology and speech therapy could be used to help children with Down syndrome communicate more effectively. A team at Queen Margaret...

Talking technology

Gillian Hazell looks at how augmentative and alternative communication can help those who struggle with speech to talk

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