Grow Communication

Helping unlock communication in central Scotland

Back to school blues

Change is inevitable and we want to empower our kids to be able to take changes in their stride feeling empowered and supported. The “back to school spot the difference” encourages kids to take a proactive approach to something that can cause a lot of anxiety.

August 5, 2019

When friendships and feelings are painful – using toys to explore

So who knew! Moshi monsters are a great tool to explore social relationships, friendships and emotions. As I looked through my resource cupboard one day last week to find the … Continue reading

June 16, 2019

Creative ways to learn time concepts – part 3

If you have followed part 1 and part 2 of this series on time concepts you will have had a look at some of my other ideas to teach those … Continue reading

June 6, 2019

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

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

“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

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