Sunday 4th May 2014

Launch of the Hello campaign

Talkcoach Director Anne Ayre (standing between Anita Kerwin Nye, Director of the Communication Trust and Frances Cook, Manager of the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children and with Norbert Lieckfeldt, Chief Executive of the British Stammering Association) was one of '150 of the biggest voices in children’s communication' present at the unveiling of 'Hello' at the House of Commons. Sarah Teather MP, Children and Families Minister spoke at this official launch of the Communication Trust's campaign to help achieve the recommendations of the 2008 Bercow Review into services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.

Anne Ayre carried out the consultations with parents and children for the Bercow Review and after the event, Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, said in Parliament; “I want to work on the marvellous steps that were recommended under the previous Government in the Bercow report. I pay tribute to everyone associated with it...we want to carry forward their work.”

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