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Top SLCN Teaching Strategies

Boost pupils’ communication skills by learning new and creative ways to tackle SLCN

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Part 1
Part 1

Create a communication book and give children a voice

This simple strategy has made such a difference to my class, explains Adele Devine

Part 2
Part 2

How specific language impairment affects children in the early years

When a young child has an SLI, the impact goes way beyond the realm of communication and can negatively affect other areas of development, explains Julia Dunlop

Part 3
Part 3

Getting the most from a speech and language therapist

Diana McQueen and Jo Williams explain how they are helping schools improve their SLCN provision

Part 4
Part 4

Creating SLCN-friendly spaces in your school

Vanessa Foxall explains how her school boosted its speech, language and communication provision by calming things down

Part 5
Part 5

What music can do for learners with communication difficulties

Mary Isherwood explains how musical activities plays a central role in the daily rhythms of life at Camberwell Park School

Part 6
Part 6

How children with SLCN get great support at Aerodrome Primary Academy

With the right help, even pupils with severe communication difficulties can access mainstream education

Part 7
Part 7

How to spot pupils with severe communication needs

At least two children in your classroom are probably struggling with the communication skills they need to learn effectively – but do you know who they are?

Part 8
Part 8

Why schools must rediscover the importance of oracy

Learning to, and through, talk has taken a backseat in recent years, but we owe it to pupils to make it a priority, says Will Millard

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