Blog Date Name Desc Asc 0 Autism is a spectrum disorder which impacts around 70,000 people in the UK. 1 in 100 children in the UK… By Amraiz 7 July 2021 Are you a parent or teacher who feels your child/ pupil may be autistic? 0 One in 100 people are diagnosed with autism and there are around 700,000 adults and children in the UK with… By Amraiz 29 March 2021 What is Autism and the effect it has on Speech and Language Development? 0 By Amraiz 25 February 2021 My SLT Career: ChatterBug Student Placement 0 You may have been told or read somewhere, how a strong vocabulary is important for child development, but do you… By Amraiz 12 February 2021 Why is Vocabulary so Important? 0 Communication in children is fundamental for growth – it is the foundation of attachment. Language itself is what helps… By Amraiz 11 January 2021 Why is communication important and how can communication affect a child’s development? 0 Colourful Semantics Blog When a child struggles with verbal communication, this could be due to a number of different… By Amraiz 11 January 2021 Colourful Semantics 0 There are shockingly large numbers of children in the UK who struggle to develop their speech, language and communication skills…. By Amraiz 4 January 2021 What are the challenges in working with and supporting pupils with SLCN? 0 Many children have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), but SLCN is often under-identified in schools. A study by Bercow… By Amraiz 18 December 2020 Classroom Strategies for Children with Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties 0 Essential Training for Boosting Children’s Language Development When children don’t meet language milestones for their age, the sooner the appropriate… By Amraiz 30 November 2020 Why Training is Essential for Boosting Children’s Language Development 0 This year has been mentally tough on the majority of people and children with the significant impact of the COVID-19… By Amraiz 20 November 2020 Mental Health and the Impact Lockdown is Having on SLCN Students 0 Development Language Disorder (DLD) is a speech, language, and communication need (SLCN). Having DLD means that an individual has significant,… By Amraiz 12 November 2020 Training Course: How to Support Children with Development Language Disorder 0 If your child has a stammer, it is natural to be worried about whether it will affect their quality of… By Amraiz 30 October 2020 5 Tips to Help Your Child’s Stammer 0 At ChatterBug, we know Amraiz as the confident Marketing Lead, cracking jokes in the office, but he’s not always felt… By Amraiz 22 October 2020 Meet Amraiz – Our Marketing Lead with a Stammer 0 At ChatterBug, we provide speech and language therapy interventions and support to schools through a variety of expert led services…. By Amraiz 16 October 2020 A School’s Guide to ChatterBug’s Speech and Language Therapy Services 0 Speech development plays such an important part in a child’s ability to learn and grow. Individuals with Speech, Language and… By Amraiz 13 October 2020 Online Telehealth Speech and Language Therapy: What is it and Where to Begin? 0 The ability to communicate effectively has a major impact on a child’s happiness and how well they can learn. Communication… By Amraiz 21 September 2020 How important is an adult’s role in developing a child’s communication? 0 For anyone who struggles with speech and communication, being in a space where you can feel relaxed, confident and without… By Amraiz 21 August 2020 5 Tips to help create a Communication-Friendly environment 0 Children who have to undergo speech and language therapy can often find the process challenging for all kinds of reasons…. By Amraiz 7 August 2020 How to support your child’s self-esteem through speech and language therapy 0 Makaton is a simplified version of British Sign Language, where signs and symbols are used alongside speech to help people… By Amraiz 24 July 2020 What is Makaton? 0 By Amraiz 28 April 2020 SLT Stories: Making a change 0 Children with speech and language difficulties often find it hard to communicate or express their emotions. Here’s how you can… By Amraiz 30 September 2019 How to help your child express themself 0 The back-to-school period can be difficult for children with speech and language difficulties. Here’s how parents and guardians can provide… By Amraiz 30 August 2019 How to support your child going back to school 0 Singing and music can be incredibly useful tools when it comes to helping a child with their speech and language… By Amraiz 28 June 2019 How can music help with speech development? 0 Autism spectrum disorders can have a range of effects, some of which are to do with speech and language. Find… By Amraiz 28 May 2019 How does autism affect a child’s speech? 0 There are very few people who are as passionate about speech therapy as Asma Khanum. The managing director of Chatterbug Speech and Language Therapy Services, has a very unique journey into speech therapy. By Amraiz 30 January 2019 Who is Asma Khanum at ChatterBug? 0 You might have seen the letters ‘SLCN’ used when referring to your child, or when researching their needs. But what… By Amraiz 28 November 2018 What is SLCN? 0 It’s tough out there for teachers right now. Politics aside, classroom planning, work marking and managing a class full of… By Amraiz 1 October 2018 How to support SEN children with Language development. 0 As part of our work in schools we run a number of narrative groups to focus on storytelling skills. I… By Amraiz 8 May 2018 Using short videos to develop storytelling skills 0 Have you heard how important it is to read to children? Do you struggle to engage your young child… By Amraiz 30 January 2018 4 reasons not to read a book to your child! 0 Over the last year ChatterBug Speech and Language Therapy has taken pride in expanding and developing our organisation in order… By Amraiz 29 December 2017 A Year of Growth 0 Stammering, also referred to as stuttering, is one of the most common speech conditions that affect children, with an average… By Amraiz 1 January 1970 Stuttering and Stammering: what you need to know 0 If you’re worried about your child mispronouncing certain words and sounds, it’s possible they may have a speech sound disorder…. By Amraiz 1 January 1970 What is a speech sound disorder?