Speech, Language & Communication 2017-12-21T15:15:15+00:00

My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction

This can include:

  • Understanding language

  • Using language

  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people

  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay

Please see separate section of the website for EAL (English as an Additional Language) services in the school

What can The Priory offer?

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and theme
  • Access to homework support clubs
  • Access to Lexia Strategies computer based reading intervention program
  • Accelerated Reader Programme
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs
  • Assessment and identification of language need
  • Learning Support Assistant provision in some lessons
  • Access to Speech, Language & Communication specialist HLTA.

As for all Priory students plus…

  • 1:1 Session with a speech and language therapist
  • 1:1 Sessions with other specialist staff in the school, linked to other needs on ECHP (e.g. Nurture Group)
  • Access to Speech, Language & Communication specialist HLTA for 1:1 withdrawal sessions
  • Individual Learning Support Assistant provision in some lessons
  • On-going monitoring and regular feedback to parents and students (at least termly and including the Annual Review)
  • Exam access arrangements
  • Post 16 transition support

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