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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Job

Specialist speech and language therapists (speech-language pathologists) have additional expert training to work with a particular age group, impairment or communication disorder. They undertake special post-graduate training.

New training package (Dec 2017)

FREE training pack (with audio)

Prolonged Speech Pack (Overview)

A THERAPY RESOURCE to assist with the teaching and learning of Prolonged Speech to reduce stuttering. Includes a guidebook, printable worksheets and audio files.

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Speech

Speech development, speech disorders, phonetics, phonology, articulation, speech perception...and much more!

Language

Language development, acquisition, verbal language, syntxx, morphology, pragmatics...and more!

Communication

The communication chain, conversation, body language, communication disorders...etc...etc

Voice

Voice development, voice disorders, voice care for adults and children, how to improve vocal habits, voice assessment and measurement...and so much more!

Stuttering

Eight preset style variations to choose, each with configurable options.

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Easy to read human speech, language and communication needs articles written in Plain English. Includes free printable PDF files for use by clinicians, parents, carers, teachers...etc.

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LANGUAGE

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Humans possess a general language capacity that allows them to speak particular world languages. Language is highly complex but can be defined in terms of a number of key properties.

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IN PLAIN ENGLISH

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So much detail! This website has many detailed articles about: communication language speech voice stuttering …and much more… including play, psychology, grammar and anatomy, conditions, history…and much more! However, not everyone wants to read lengthy, academic pieces of writing. Just the bare facts, please! If you just want the bare facts, this is the place to begin. And each article includes […]

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Words

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There are several ways of defining words: as they appear in writing, in dictionaries or in grammar. Typically three word groups are recognised: lexical words, function words and inserts. This article defines each group.

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Body Language

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This article discusses body language in communication. Body language augments and enhances our verbal communication. The various eye movements, body postures and facial expressions that we use expand our capacity to express meaning. Body language is a good example of non-verbal communication.

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COMMUNICATION

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Human communication is an intentional act performed by a human agent for the purpose of causing some effect in an attentive human recipient. Our ability to use language to build words, combine these into meaningful sequences and then articulate them through speech that makes us the most powerful communicators on the planet. This article considers the prerequisite skills for developing communication and the necessity of intention in the process of communication.

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HUMAN COMMUNICATION 101

Human Communication 101 is a series of introductory texts providing high quality information on selected aspects of human communication, with particular emphasis on speech, language and communication needs.

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Focus on Stuttering

The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.