Speech, Language & Communication Pocketbook

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Description Help pupils with SLCN develop skills to express themselves and understand what is being said to them.

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Higher, Early Years/Foundation, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Teaching staff, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Global dimension, Coaching and Mentoring, CPD Leadership, Performance Management, Parent Support, Education system, Multi-agency Working, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Out of school, Online, After-school meetings, Demonstration lesson, Team lesson planning/teaching, Speech / Seminar, Learning walk, Book, e-Book, Teacher Enquiry, School closure day, Coaching / Mentoring
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Understanding what is meant by speech, language and communication needs. Being able to recognise pupils with speech, language and communication needs in the classroom. Learning a range of strategies and techniques to support pupils with speech, language and communication needs. Understanding the difficulties pupils with speech, language and communication needs have in the school context.

Evidence underpinning this approach

There are assorted references listed in the 'Useful reading and resources' section. This book is written by a Speech and Language Therapist and a specialist Language Unit teacher.  There are examples in the book of real-life classroom situations and solutions.

How users/participants can evaluate success

Visible outcomes would be: 

  • Increased confidence of staff in understanding and supporting pupils with speech, language and communication needs.
  • Pupils with speech, language and communication needs accessing the curriculum more successfully.
  • A communication friendly environment within the classroom and school and improved academic, social and emotional outcomes for pupils with speech, language and communication needs.
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