Behaviour and communication: Can we separate the two?

Becky Poulter Jewson and Rebecca Skinner
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

One in five children now have speech and language challenges, according to the charity Speech and Language UK, which is the highest number ever recorded. Becky Poulter Jewson, director of early years at Thriving Language and author, and Rebecca Skinner, Speech and Language therapist and author at Thriving Language, discuss the link between behaviour and communication, encouraging practitioners to consider what a child's ‘challenging behaviour’ may actually be expressing.

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