Pupils with long term SLCN including Developmental Language Disorder

Pupils with long term SLCN will require specialist support from a speech and language therapist and/or specialist teacher as well as good communication supportive practice in a classroom.

Teaching staff should know and understand the targets and approaches used for a child with SLCN in their class and all adults involved should work closely together.

This video explains how this has worked in real-life for one child

Want to find out more?

Some excellent examples of what SLCN can look like in a classroom and ways to support them can be seen in this video. It also has useful information about terminology.

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