Speech and Language in Children with Down Syndrome with Angharad Welch

In this week’s podcast, Dale Pickles from B Squared is joined by Angharad Welch to discuss Speech and Language in children with Down Syndrome.

Angharad Welch is a Speech and Language Therapist who runs Find the Key Speech and Language Therapy. Angharad has worked with a number of organisations including NASEN and ourselves at B Squared, she also speaks at various events.

Children and young people with Down syndrome have a variety of traits that can effect speech and language, including working memory, hearing, speech-motor difficulties as well as slow vocabulary acquisition and speech-motor effects.

Useful Links

Down Syndrome International https://www.down-syndrome.org/en-gb/

Down Syndrome Association https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/

Contact Angharad Welch

Website – www.findthekeyslt.co.uk

Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/findthekeyslt

Email – findthekeyslt@hotmail.com

Twitter – @FindthekeySLT

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