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How to help my child understand emotions

Children, young people and even adults often struggle to express their emotions. This year during Mental Health Awareness Week we are all being encouraged to talk about our feelings. This can be really difficult for those of us that…

The Magic of Story Sacks

It is so important to foster a love of language and learning from a young age. An amazing way to do this is using story sacks! Pick your child’s favourite book and put a bag together with relevant objects…

What is Teletherapy?

Teletherapy in the speech and language world is simply therapy from a distance. ‘Tele’ is derived from the Greek for ‘far off’! I do my therapy sessions via Zoom, which allows me to share pictures, games and other resources…

The Power of Words

There has recently been a surge in articles about the so called ‘vocabulary gap’ that exists in children starting school. A recent study in the UK proved this point, with findings that almost half of UK pupils are at…