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Latest Speech Therapy & Counselling News 

Play-Based Speech Therapy: What is it and what are the benefits?

Play-Based Speech and Language Therapy is a form of treatment, delivered in a playful and natural way. To find out more on the benefits of online play-based therapy, read our blog here.

How to Help a Child Overcome Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is the deep and overwhelming fear of social and performance situations. So, how can you support a child who has social anxiety? Read our blog to find out more.

Why might children and young people with SLCN be vulnerable to mental health difficulties?

Mental health difficulties and speech, language and communication needs go hand-in-hand, and therefore, if there are difficulties in both, you cannot treat one without the other. Read more about the link between children and young people's mental health and speech, language and communication, here...
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Top 6 tips on helping young children with their speech, language and communication development at home

This last year or so has been challenging to say the least. COVID-19 has affected many lives in different ways, including children's speech, language and communication development. Want to find out how you can help your child with their speech, at home? Read our top 6 tips to find out...

What's the difference between a stutter and a stammer?

Stammering and stuttering are relatively common speech disorders, which are neurological in nature and create moments of dysfluency such as: repeating words, stretching sounds or not being able to produce some sounds or words at all. Read here to find out the difference between a stammer and a stutter, as well as how you can support your child.

The impact of loneliness during childhood and how to offer support

Loneliness doesn’t always look like what we might imagine. When we look out for children who are lonely, we might be quick to think of those who play on their own or don’t appear to have many friends. The reality of loneliness for many children, however, is much deeper than that. Read more about how to identify and support young people experiencing loneliness.

The impact of sleep-deprivation on children's moods and behaviours

Sleep can have a huge impact on a child's mood and behaviour. Read more about the impact of sleep-deprivation, and how to tackle it, to help support your child or student.

Using stories and fairy tales in children and young people's therapy

Using stories and fairy tales in children and young people's therapy is an excellent communication technique, to help make sense of their experiences. Let me explain why...

Grounding activities to help support yourself and your students in times of stress

Grounding activities can be a powerful tool, when a child starts to feel emerging sensations, emotions and thoughts that provoke stress response. Read more for top tips on different grounding exercises.