Returning to school and looking towards recovery
With pupils returning to school in the next few days, we look at how best to support children with SLCN using a Recovery Curriculum.
You can’t read hieroglyphics if you don’t understand Egyptian!
By trying (and failing) to learn to read hieroglyphics, speech and language therapist, Louise, puts herself in the shoes of children with SLCN and asks why we are trying to teach children to read hieroglyphics (letters) if they don’t understand the language. Reading Time 4 minutes.
Bridging the Word Gap at Transition: The Oxford Language Report – a response by Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
Our latest blog response (by Kate Freeman SaLT) to the recent Oxford Language Report - “Bridging the Word Gap at Transition” (by Loic Menzies of The Centre for Education and Youth). This report highlights concerns about the difficulties with vocabulary demonstrated by pupils following increased academic requirements at transition from primary to secondary schools
How to choose an SLCN intervention for your school
With the EEF recommending oral language as a key area to target catch up support towards, what does a school need to consider when choosing an SLCN intervention?
Do you get me?
Kate, Educational Consultant, discusses how children can take the lead in their ability to understand.