Grow Communication

Helping unlock communication in central Scotland

DLD and older students – unravelling the knot

Friday 22nd September is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) awareness day.  DLD is when a child or adult has difficulties talking and/or understanding language.  It is a hidden disability that affects … Continue reading

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The power of partnerships

Today I had the pleasure of joining a session at Forth Valley Rebound Therapy, Scotland’s only open referral rebound service and a fellow social enterprise.  Callum, director of Forth Valley … Continue reading

November 26, 2017

Debating therapy? (Or should Scots always wear kilts?!?)

What relevance do debating skills have to everyday life? Why on earth would you cover that in a speech and language therapy session? There are so many skills that underpin … Continue reading

November 26, 2017

Webbing strengths (profiling after assessment)

Have you ever looked up close at a spider’s web? It’s especially recommended on a frosty or dewy morning. Look and you will see that “real” webs look very different … Continue reading

November 23, 2017

Why a really good Autism assessment matters (Guest Post)

When Jude asked me to write a blog post about something I was passionate about it took me a while to decide on a topic. I started working with young … Continue reading

November 22, 2017

Strawberry milkshake

Today was one of those glorious days where, as a speech therapist we get to make it real. How do we do this? By dropping our agenda and going with … Continue reading

November 10, 2017

Autism and Special Interests: Engage – Explore – Extend

First Grow Communication Vlog post. Autism and special interests: Engage – Explore – Extend. Enjoy 🙂

October 20, 2017

Top Tips – Speech practice for busy families

It’s always a delight to work with a child who is really motivated to practise their speech goals both within and out with sessions. To see them trying so hard, … Continue reading

October 15, 2017