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For pupils with long term SLCN

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.

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Specialist teachers, speech and language therapists and children with SLCN explain what can be done to support a child with SLCN in a classroom in this video.

Practical strategies for supporting children with SLCN can be seen in this video. It includes contributions from young people, explaining what helps them the most.

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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