Young Peoples Charity Gets Added Boost

SLCo, Scotland’s only charity set up to support the needs of children and young people who experience speech, language, and communication problems, has received a further boost from the Cameron Toll Community Fund.

The charity, which received funding in November 2022 has been awarded a further award to buy a screen and projector to help run movie nights for autistic children and young people at its Chill Youth Club.

Claire Jefcoate, Cameron Toll Centre Manager, said: “The work that SLCo does to help young people build their communication skills really impressed us and when we were asked to consider an additional award to help them run movie nights for autistic children and young people who can find visits to the cinema overwhelming we were delighted to do so.”

Supporting children and young people aged from 5-25 who suffer from impaired or delayed speech and language is core to the services The Speech Language Communication Co (SLCo) charity provides.  It also supports families to get the help and guidance they need and offers a range of evidence-based therapeutic, skills and activity-based support for children and young people.

SLCo runs its Story Club for age 5-11, Brick Club for age 6-18 and Chill Club for age 16-25 and 1-2-1 support for children, young people, and their families.

To find out more about SLCo and its information, guidance and support service for parents and carers please visit or follow them on Facebook at