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The latest Newsletter from the Sound Start study.

The latest Newsletter from the Sound Start study.

Phoneme Factory being trialled in Australia

Dr Yvonne Wren from the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit and University of Bristol visited the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Education and Communities Rural and Distance Education Unit on Thursday 26th November. She demonstrated the Phoneme Factory software designed for teachers and assistants to support children with speech sound difficulties.

"Status of aphasia therapy, new clinical case studies'.

Sandra Wielaert (one of the units PhD candidates) recently receiving a national Dutch prize for her new S&LT book entitled:

"Status of aphasia therapy, new clinical case studies'.

NEW - Guide for commissioners from Better Communication CIC supported by The Communication Trust

The Communication Trust have announced the release of a new resource available to support the commissioning of services for children and young people with SLCN.  This resource is based on the findings of the landmark Better Communication Research Programme commissioned following th

Child Talk Report Published by NIHR

Primary speech and language impairments affect 7.4% of primary school children. Early intervention by speech and language therapists (SLTs) is crucial to lessen their impact on these children’s life chances; however, there is wide variation in how families are assessed and interventions implemented.

Congratulations to Dr Sue Smith

Congratulations to Dr Sue Smith, Principal Speech & Language Therapist and Professional Lead for Autism in Swindon (SEQOL) on the achievement of her Professional Doctorate.

Dr Linda Hand Visits Bristol

'The Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit were pleased to welcome Dr Linda Hand from University of Auckland, New Zealand. During her visit Linda gave a talk  about her work entitled: Communication Difficulties and Vulnerable Young People and the Law in NZ: A view from 'Talking Trouble Aotearoa NZ'".

FREE Seminar - Communication Difficulties and Vulnerable Young People

“Communication Difficulties and Vulnerable Young People and the Law in NZ: A view from ‘Talking Trouble Aotearoa NZ’”.

At short notice, we are pleased to welcome Dr Linda Hand from the University of Auckland who will give a seminar on the project ‘Talking Trouble Aotearoa NZ’

Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Therapy in Practice - Seminar

Inge Klatte, who carried out the project (PCI Therapy in Practice) will be presenting the findings at a seminar on:

Thursday 28th May at 5.30pm (finishing at 6.30pm) at the Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.

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