Grow Communication

Helping unlock communication in central Scotland

Creative ways to learn time concepts – part 2

It has always struck me that the way that we lay out calendars and diaries is really not that intuitive. Whilst it makes practical sense to use tables or a … Continue reading

June 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Creative ways to learn time concepts – part 1

The past couple of weeks I have been having fun finding ways to teach the concept of time to kids with Developmental Language Disorder and also Autism. The language of … Continue reading

June 6, 2019

“Emmet and the Star” or a tale of Perspective-Taking

The Lego Movie 2 and growing Social Thinking skills

February 9, 2019

Stepping stones to the right path

As a parent, realising that your child is experiencingdifficulties is an emotional experience. Feelings of worry, concern, helplessness and often frustration arecommon.  When difficulties are subtle,complex or multi-faceted it can be … Continue reading

February 7, 2019

Puppies, PDA profiling and positives!

One thing I love about our assessment work at Grow Communication is the opportunity that we have to get to know so many phenomenal individuals. And the chance to create … Continue reading

January 21, 2019

“More than receiving a mere label”

Reflecting on a recent testimonial from a recent diagnostic Autism and ADHD assessment below got me thinking about journeys and the journey that is diagnostic assessment!  In the testimonial that … Continue reading

August 31, 2018

“I put the lid on and press it down till it clicks” – Masking and Autism

“I put the lid on and press it down till it clicks” This wasn’t a description of closing a holiday suitcase or the lid on the biscuit tin – these … Continue reading

August 21, 2018