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A conference on SLCN in older children and young people in June 2011. Co-hosted by the Department of Language and Communication Science, City University London, and the two main charities who support children and young people with SLCN: I Can and Afasic.

Lost for Words: Lost for Life‪?‬ City, University of London

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A conference on SLCN in older children and young people in June 2011. Co-hosted by the Department of Language and Communication Science, City University London, and the two main charities who support children and young people with SLCN: I Can and Afasic.

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    Abby Beverly and Lavinia Scott

    Abby Beverly and Lavinia Scott

    Abby Beverly and Lavinia Scott gave a presentation at the Lost for Words: Lost for Life? conference in June 2011 called "My Speech and Me". Here you can watch some highlights from their funny and insightful presentation in which they talk about what it is like to be a young person with a speech and language difficulty.

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    Victoria Joffe

    Victoria Joffe

    Dr Victoria Joffe is Reader in Developmental Speech, Language and Communication Impairments at the department of Language and Communication Science at City University London. Here you can watch highlights from her keynote address to the Lost for Words: Lost for Life? conference in June 2011, which highlights research findings which are central to the conference's themes.

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    Nicola Botting

    Nicola Botting

    Dr Nicola Botting is Reader in Developmental Language Impairment at the department of Language and Communication Science at City University London. In this presentation given on Thursday 16 June at the Lost for Words: Lost for Life? conference, she discusses the relationship between social and emotional wellbeing and language in teenagers and young adults.

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    Sarah Jayne Blakemore

    Sarah Jayne Blakemore

    Professor Blakemore from University College London's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience gives a fascinating presentation on her group's research into the social brain in adolescence. This presentation was given on Thursday 16 June 2011 at the Lost for Words: Lost for Life? conference at City University London.

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    Rt Hon John Bercow

    Rt Hon John Bercow

    Rt Hon John Bercow is MP for Buckinghamshire and Speaker of the House of Commons. In 2008 he wrote the Bercow Review of Services for Children and Young People (0-19) with Speech, Language and Communication Needs which found wide-ranging inadequacies in provision of services. John Bercow remains interested in SLCN and addressed the conference on Wednesday 15th June 2011.

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