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ASLTIP STRUCTURE - Video Blog
Posted on: 30-08-2017

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ASLTIP conference 2017
Posted on: 03-04-2017

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Bercow: Ten Years On Inquiry regarding children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
Posted on: 20-01-2017

Share your experiences of SLCN support As part of Bercow: Ten Years On, a project designed to examine support for children and young people with SLCN in England, I CAN and the RCSLT have launched an inquiry. The Bercow: Ten Years On project team are inviting individuals and organisations to contribute. There are two ways to take part: • Submit written evidence sharing experiences of the reality o... Read More ...

ASLTIP Conference 2017 - PROMPT sessions
Posted on: 06-12-2016

The ASLTIP Conference 2017 is very promising! Tracey Delio will present 3 sessions about PROMPT at the ASLTIP Conference, on March 25th 2017. What is PROMPT? PROMPT, an acronym for PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets, is a multidimensional approach to speech production disorders has come to embrace not only the well-known physical-sensory aspects of motor performance, but als... Read More ...

Pros and cons of being an independent therapist
Posted on: 31-10-2016

The following blog post is a repost from Speechbloguk. Please find the original one here. "Today I’m going to tackle a slightly different sort of topic from usual, but one I often get asked about by other speech and language therapists. What are the pros and cons of working in independent practice? A bit of background before I start. Elizabeth and I both worked for the NHS for 10 years (me) or mo... Read More ...

Listen to your Mother
Posted on: 23-08-2016

Your mother’s voice engaged with your brain as a child far more than the voices of unfamiliar women, suggests new research from the Standford University School of Medicine. The study has investigated the way in which a mother’s voice activates multiple brain systems, including reward, emotion, and face-processing centres, reflecting how widely a mother’s voice is broadcast throughout a child’s br... Read More ...

Snozzcumbers and gobblefunk: How The BFG was inspired by aphasia
Posted on: 28-07-2016

“I is not a very know-all giant, myself. But it seems to me that you is an absolutely know-nothing human bean. Your brain’s full of rotten wool.” “You mean cotton wool?” Sophie said. “What I mean and what I say is two different things,” the BFG announced, rather grandly. The BFG, a much loved children’s book written by the widely acclaimed and adored author Roald Dahl, has been making headlines r... Read More ...

Free! Member Only Webinar - CPD and audit
Posted on: 12-07-2016

A reminder to sign up for the free webinar hosted by ASLTIP and presented by Jonathan Jones from HCPC. He will be discussing the timely issues of audit and CPD - essential for all members. If you cannot attend on the day, please sign up and you will receive the recorded webinar to watch at a convenient time. Sign up here ... Read More ...

The Health and Care Professions Council’s standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and CPD audit process
Posted on: 29-06-2016

Join us on Thursday the 21st of July at 1:00pm (BST) for a free webinar with Jonathan Jones on The Health and Care Professions Council’s standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and CPD audit process. This webinar will provide a detailed explanation of the HCPC’s CPD requirements. Participants will: • Gain a detailed understanding of the HCPC’s five standards for CPD. • Understand ... Read More ...

Google Glass could change the way children with autism read faces
Posted on: 24-06-2016

Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people’s faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now, the 10-year-old San Jose boy is getting help from ‘autism glass’ – an experimental device created by researchers at Stanford University using Google Glass that records and analyses faces in real time and alerts him to the emotions ... Read More ...

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