Coronavirus epidemic

In light of the Coronavirus epidemic, Talk With Us LLP  are embracing remote therapy.  We have always offered remote therapy but not on such a large scale. It is an exciting time for us as we all try to adapt, setting up our home offices and working in different ways. What are Talk With Us […]

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Bilingual vocabulary

Talk With Us therapists, always recommend speaking to your child in both their home language and English, this enables them to be a more proficient language users. Research published recently about bilingual vocabulary has looked at whether bilingual children’s vocabulary is affected by the amount of language input a bilingual (French- English) child has compared […]

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Shape Coding

Shape Coding Therapy

Shape Coding is an effective system to help school-aged children improve their understanding and production of grammar. It was designed by Speech & Language Therapist Dr Susan Ebbels at Moor House School & College. https://www.moorhouse.surrey.sch.uk/shape-coding Originally it was developed for children and young people with language disorders but it also used elsewhere with younger children, children […]

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Jargon Busters

Jargon Busters

A common problem Talk With Us  have found is the amount of jargon being used by so many different professionals.  At Talk With Us, based in North London, we have decided to introduce “Jargon Busters”.  This is the blog where we can share meanings of different words that might otherwise be commonly misunderstood. You are […]

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Insufficient speech and language therapy

An online survey of over 1000 parents who have children with speech, language and communication needs was carried out by ICAN and The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). https://ican.org.uk/news/six-out-of-ten-parents-have-to-fight-to-get-their-children-s-speech-language-and-communication-needs-supported-survey-reveals/ Around 60% of the parents surveyed, had to fight to get speech and language therapy needs supported for their children’s difficulties!  If they […]

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Success story

Speech Therapy Success

H has a diagnosis of Autism and has been seen for 5 years. He has had a lot of speech therapy success after having no language and little communication but using a lot of echolalia (repetitive phrases) and not being able to sit and complete activities sitting at a table. However, amazingly now he is […]

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Remote Online Therapy

Did you know that we can use #Skype, #WhatsApp and #FaceTime videocalling for remote online therapy. This means that we can provide therapy anywhere, not just in our North London bases but in areas outside London such as Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead, Essex, Enfield and even abroad! 👍🏻 Distance is no longer an issue as we […]

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Teaching hearing impaired students

Teaching hearing impaired students has its challenges. However the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)  has worked with the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD) to develop best practice guidance on collaborative working between Qualified Teachers of the Deaf (QToDs) and Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs). The guidance aims to improve […]

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