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My child has difficulties with speech language social communication (SLCN)

This can include:

  • Understanding language
  • Using language
  • Understanding how to communicate and interact socially
  • Speech delay or difficulties with speech sounds
  • Dysfluency (stammering)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Asperger’s Syndrome

What can Longshaw offer?

These lists are not exhaustive.

For all students at Longshaw

  • Quality first teaching with appropriate differentiation through planning, organisation, delivery, task, outcome, support and resources
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes
  • Focused and modelled group work with teacher/TA/LSA eg. guided reading and writing
  • Additional in class support from a TA
  • Visual timetables
  • Structured class and school routines
  • A structured phonics approach to teaching reading and literacy (Read Write Inc)
  • Individual learning targets 
  • Lunchtime homework club

Support for targeted groups of children at Longshaw may include

  • Speech & language Education Project groups
  • Box Clever intervention (Nursery)
  • Social communication groups
  • Time to talk intervention
  • Year 6 secondary transition programme

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