Grow Communication

Helping unlock communication in central Scotland

Happy holidays?? A tale of AAC and Christmas.

When I talk about AAC systems I talk about robust language systems. By that I mean a Communication system which will enable you to have access to all the words that you might need, and to communicate for all the reasons that human beings communicate. That might, just might, include being told something really cheeky. And at Christmas we need access not only to words that let us say “happy Christmas” and “thank you”, but also to grumble, nag and bicker.

January 6, 2018

Asking the questions

“His/her communication is in line with their cognitive development…” That is a phrase that I once wrote in discharge reports myself. It is what is termed cognitive referencing. It made … Continue reading

January 6, 2018

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

Roots, shoots and leaves – Grow is Growing!

You may be aware that there has been lots going on behind the scenes at Grow Communication, Speech and Language Therapy!!  It’s been busy old time and we are well … Continue reading

October 7, 2017

How can I help my non-verbal child communicate?

PODD bookTwo of the questions that parents ask us most frequently at Grow Communication are: “How can I help my non-verbal child to communicate?”, or “We’ve done PECS but what … Continue reading

October 7, 2017