Communication and Interaction
This area covers children and young people with speech, language and communication needs who have difficulty in communicating with others. This may be because they have difficulty saying what they want to, understanding what is being said to them or they do not understand or use social rules of communication. They may have difficulty with one, some or all of the different aspects of speech, language or social communication at different times of their lives and their needs can change over time.
Speech and Language Specialist Teaching Service
Important update from the Speech and Language Specialist Teaching Service:
Our Parent Portal is now live!
Visit speechandlanguage.info/parents for lots of speech and language resources, advice and tips for parents working at home with their children who have SLCN.
www.adhdandautism.org/ Centre for ADHD and Autism Support
https://en.commtap.org/primary A directory of activities and resources to support development of specific speech, language and communication needs, Searchable by age phase, subject, target and level of attainment.
https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/resources-for-parents/ A range of resources to help parents develop children speech and language needs.
https://ican.org.uk/a-message-to-our-supporters-on-coronavirus/activities-to-develop-speaking-and-listening-skills/ games and activities to support speech and language needs.
https://www.callscotland.org.uk/downloads/posters-and-leaflets/android-apps-for-complex-communication-support-needs/ a guide to android apps to support complex communication needs
https://pecs-unitedkingdom.com/support-at-home/ activities to support children and parents using PECS (picture Exchange)
Learning Support Assistant