New Zealand SLT’s Week of Action

The New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA) is heading a week of communication action. This is being held on 10-16 September 2017. They are setting challenges for their members to make workplaces more communication friendly. To help them achieve this, they’ve devised a checklist. Download: NZSTA Communication Access checklist Week of Action memo The Giving Voice  leaflet         Continue reading New Zealand SLT’s Week of Action

Inspiring innovation in practice

Highly Specialist SLT, Shirley Mathias and Tina Gethin, Advisory Teacher for Language and Literacy presented a fantastic poster at the Inspiring Innovation in Practice Conference. The event was held on 13 July 2017 at the Halliwell Centre in Carmarthen, Wales. Shirley and Tina’s poster ‘Collaborative working in Pembrokeshire with a secondary school to raise attainment and pupil engagement in maths’ discussed the impact their training … Continue reading Inspiring innovation in practice

50 years of speech and language therapy at BCU

On 23 May 2017, Birmingham City University (BCU) held a dinner party for students, staff and clinicians to celebrate 50 years of speech and language therapy at BCU. Special guests on the night included Joy Stackhouse and Bill Wells. Joy spoke about her journey from student to where she is now in her exciting career. In the run up to their event, BCU Speech and … Continue reading 50 years of speech and language therapy at BCU