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The (Soundwell) Specials

The (Soundwell) Specials

… are not only a 1970s local band (from Coventry) but also a highly skilled and dynamic group of therapists working with Soundswell. Special school work has, in the past been seen by some as the Cinderella of speech and language therapy, but no longer…

Dummies – saints or sinners?

Dummies – saints or sinners?

The debate has received a new injection of enthusiasm following a piece of research from Newcastle university: ‘Does the duration and frequency of dummy (pacifier) use affect the development of speech’? (Strutt, C, Khattab,G, and Willoughby, J (2021).

Distance is no object

Distance is no object

Distance is no objectStaff at Ivingswood are actively seeking to raise attainment in their EYFS...

Out of adversity

Out of adversity

Out of advertsityFor some of our settings, lockdown opened up a massive opportunity to receive...

Life in lockdown

Life in lockdown

Life in lockdownHere is the full article - just click here, scroll to page 14 and enjoy !!

Attention and Listening Teaching programme

Attention and Listening Teaching programme

The value of early language screening at a universal level cannot be over estimated. Proactive, quality Early Years settings routinely screen their new intakes, (Wellcomm by gl assessment is the language screening tool of choice in many settings), and put in place appropriate interventions. But …

Jo’s best App

Jo’s best App

Articulation Station is full of fun games to work on sounds at sound, word, phrase, sentence and even story level.