• Phonological Awareness
    speech and languageMay 2@ 8:06 amtherapynetwork
    Phonological awareness is a broad skill that includes identifying and manipulating units of oral language – parts such as words, syllables, and onsets and rhymes. Children who have phonological awareness are able to identify and make oral rhymes, can clap+
  • English additional language & bilingualism
    speech and languageevidenced based practiceApr 23@ 12:22 pmtherapynetwork
    What is bilingualism? A person who speaks or understands two or more languages is described as ‘bilingual’ or ‘multi-lingual’. The bilingual child will have the same language abilities in both languages. What is ‘English as an Additional Language’? People who+
  • An exploration of the issues with Down Syndrome Children
    speech and languageMar 5@ 5:25 pmtherapynetwork
    AN EXPLORATION OF THE ISSUES IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF DOWNS SYNDROME Issues Identified: Adult’s Perception – Teacher,  Nursery, Staff Peers Social Behaviours Use of LSA Independence ‘Babying’ Child’s response to this Keeping Child Back Separating – Not Inclusion Parental+
  • Word Finding Strategies for Children in the Classroom
    speech and languageDec 23@ 4:56 pmtherapynetwork
    Here are some general word finding strategies to support Teachers and parents with children who have word finding difficulties. Circumlocution Encourage the child to circumlocute, that is ‘talk round’ the word. E.g. ‘Can you tell me a bit more about+
    speech and languageDec 6@ 4:41 pmtherapynetwork
    This article gives ideas and strategies to help you to help your child on their journey with their talking, either at home or in the classroom. Set aside 10 minutes every day for a “special time” when you know you+
  • Transition Strategies for the Classroom
    evidenced based practiceNov 20@ 11:39 amtherapynetwork
    Transition strategies are techniques used to support individuals with complex needs e.g. ASD during changes in or disruptions to activities, settings, or routines. The techniques can be used before a transition occurs, during a transition, and/or after a transition, and+
  • challenging behaviour
    speech and languageNov 7@ 3:25 pmtherapynetwork
    Managing Issues of Discipline in Students with Speech Language Difficulties Consideration of a student’s level of understanding is essential when disciplining a student with speech language difficulties. When disciplining the student, the aim is to identify what happened, explore why+
  • Supporting Speech Difficulties in the Classroom
    speech and languageOct 19@ 9:31 amtherapynetwork
    Teachers frequently approach the speech therapist with questions and concerns regarding how a students speech is progressing within the classroom. In addition, parents also express concerns about their child's speech sound development and their views and opinions are an integral+
  • Speech therapy activities for the nursery setting
    speech and languageOct 4@ 10:06 amtherapynetwork
    The Therapy Network Ltd team you some general speech therapy activities, which will be useful to facilitate speech and language development. Children develop language through interaction and play. They learn more when they are having fun, so enjoy…. A good+
  • English Foreign Language Children
    NewsSep 27@ 10:11 amtherapynetwork
    Communicating to ethnic minority communities: recommended languages for translation English foreign language children  The COI Strategic Consultancy Inclusivity team were commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions to undertake a review of the ethnic minority languages used by the+