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Language and Literacy

World Book Day is Thursday the 4th of March. To celebrate World Book Day, we're thinking all about language and literacy. Language skills...

No Pens Day Wednesday is here!

No Pens Day Wednesday is an annual day where schools and early years settings across teh country are encouraged to focus on spoken...

Words, words, words by Lucy Pollard

Today we're thinking about words. How do we learn them? How do we remember them? Humans are hard-wired for word learning. As adults, we...

Key Word Understanding by Lucy Pollard

Over on Instagram (@lucypollardtherapies), I've been sharing lots of information about understanding language. One area a speech and...

Language and Memory by Lucy Pollard

In this entry we will look at working memory, and how it affects language. What is working memory? Imagine trying to remember someone’s...

Grammar by Lucy Pollard

What it is, why it matters, and how it relates to SLT. Grammar has been hitting the headlines recently. A new National Curriculum was...