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SEND: High School Workshop - How to support Speech & Language needs in a Secondary School

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EYFS Leaders / EYFS Teachers / Primary Teaching Staff / SEN Teaching Staff / SENCO / Subject Coordinators / TA's
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Course Types
Course - Half Day
Course categories
Latest Courses / SEND
Course description

Please note this is a 2 day course, both days must be attended.

This course provides an overview of what is meant by the terms ‘speech’, ‘language’ and ‘communication’ and how these areas develop in adolescence to enable you to identify students in your setting who may have speech, language and communication difficulties. We will look at what difficulties Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students may face and discuss practical strategies and approach that can support students in these areas.

Ideal For:
Any practitioners working with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students including: teaching assistants, teachers and SENCOs.
This course is particularly useful for staff that are new to a setting or role supporting students or for those who would like to refresh their knowledge of speech, language and communication skills and relevant supportive strategies.

Please note: This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams. When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.


Training objectives

  • To give an overview of how speech, language and communication skills develop in childhood and thoughout adolescence and what can 'go wrong'

  • To enable you to identify students in your setting with SLC Needs

  • To understaand the difficulties faced by students with speech & language difficulties

  • to provide advice and strategies for supporting children with SLC difficulties

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Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 13 January 2022
End Date
Thursday 20 January 2022
Closing Date
Wednesday 12 January 2022
16:00 - 17:30
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