Articles by Claire Chambers

June 6, 2024

Transition to secondary — How Junior Language Link can help

Change can be difficult for anyone — whether you’re a child or an adult. The leap from primary to secondary school is undoubtedly huge and,...

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February 5, 2024

Issue 28. Page 3: One TA to another – Reflecting on interventions

We want to be outstanding – we want to be dynamic and unlock the learning potential of every pupil we work with, we want to...

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October 3, 2023

Issue 25, Page 11: One TA to Another: Reverse Pathetic Fallacy

“Whether the weather be fine, Or whether the weather be not, Whether the weather be cold, Or whether the weather be hot, We’ll weather the...

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October 2, 2023

Issue 20, Page 8: From one TA to another: Packing the bag

How many outings will be possible this term remains to be seen, but with the warmer weather there are more opportunities to take learning outside,...

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October 1, 2023

Issue 19, Page 12: Speak up – you need to be heard

Being a TA comes with its own set of challenges, that's for sure. Not only do you need professional collaboration with your teacher and add...

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September 14, 2023

We are more than just an assessment

Did you know that the therapists at Speech and Language Link collectively have over 100 years of speech and language therapy experience, while our team...

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April 6, 2023

Is language the problem?

This is Ben* who is not having a good start to this term. His teacher reports that he is not the same quiet, compliant lad...

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December 8, 2022

Christmas activities at school: top tips to support children with SLCN with these seasonal challenges

Although school in December and Christmas can bring joy and happiness to many, for some it can be a very unsettled time of year. With...

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October 6, 2022

Did you know this about Infant Language Link?

You may know that Infant Language Link is an award-winning package that identifies and supports children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in 4000+...

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June 17, 2022

Speech and Language Link’s response to Special Educational Needs in England school census

Recently, the government published the SEN in England school census reporting that the number of pupils with SEN in England has increased by 77,000 pupils to nearly 1.5...

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