Afasic Northern Ireland

Supporting parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding language.

What is SLCN?

SLCN is often used as an umbrella term and it stands for Speech, Language and Communication Needs. It may be hard to spot when a child or young person has SLCN.
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Supporting parents

We support parents who are dealing with their child's problems with talking and understanding. We offer a range of help and advice for worried parents.
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Young people

We help young people to develop their communication and social and life skills at our youth clubs and activity days. We help to build their confidence and independence.
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Improving social skills

Niall has shown great improvement in social skills with his involvement in the Afasic Youth Group.
Mother of Niall

Afasic – specialist charity

There are few charities specifically for people with SLCN and Afasic have been great in giving me relevant information.
Mrs Goodwin