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Learning Conversations – How do I feel about what I do and the support I get?

Thanks to Laura Holmes for this blog about the support she gets from Talking Mats for ‘Learning Conversations’ with the children she works with. I use Talking Mats for a variety of purposes in my role as a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) for NHS Stockport Children’s Therapy Services Team, working with children with speech, language and […]

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Connecting people, connecting support

Many thanks to Elaine Hunter, National Allied Health Professions Consultant with Alzheimer Scotland for this blog Background Connecting People, Connecting Support is a new policy document in Scotland and shares  how allied health professionals (AHPs) in Scotland can support people with dementia, their families and carers to live positive, fulfilling and independent lives for as long […]

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Communication needs within Youth Justice (2)

On the 17th April we held a seminar exploring  the innovative work being done to support young people with communication needs within justice and mental health settings in both New Zealand and Scotland Read about the morning in our first blog    Talking Trouble, New Zealand kindly gave a gift to all delegates of their fantastic Top […]

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Communication Needs in Youth Justice

Addressing the communication needs of people in youth justice is key to improving lives. The lack of attention to this is costly. On the 17th of April, we organised a seminar to look at the underlying issues and share good practice. We were delighted with the collaborative mix of people attending. We had representatives from: […]

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Talking Mats in Germany

Talking Mats in Germany is being extended by one of our trainers Professor Norina Lauer.  Here she describes two of her current interesting  projects and we look forward to reading her findings.   The German version of the Talking Mats app will now be tested in two more projects in the west of Germany. As the […]

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