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According to Jennifer Buckingham, "far too many children are not learning to read in the early years of school - and the longer they are at school, the larger the gap between the highest and lowest performing children becomes". In her article published yesterday she goes...

In Australia, children who may require extra support at school only receive additional government funding if they fall into a recognised disability category. Consequently, parents of children with speech/language difficulties, dyslexia, auditory processing disorders, dyspraxia and other non specified developmental disorders, often report finding it very difficult...

Today Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge took on the role of Guest Editor of the Huffington Post UK, to help launch the Young Minds Matter campaign. Young Minds Matter is a global initiative that seeks to explore some of the issues surrounding the mental...

It’s been 12 months since I started this Modern Speechie blog and WOW – what a year! I am so grateful to everyone who has liked the Modern Speechie Facebook page and to those who have read, liked, commented on or shared our posts. Thank you...