SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION NEEDS (SLCN) SCHOOLS CHECKLIST

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If your child has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), finding the school able to support your child’s needs is a priority. Primary schools Look for, or ask about, the following features that demonstrate good practice for supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN): visual support – visual timetables, targets shown on the whiteboard and […]

SENDIASS CHAMPS

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SENDIASS Champs are a small group of young people with an interest in supporting other disabled young people across the Bay. They meet monthly to support and advise the SENDIASS Torbay team on how best this might be achieved. They are happy to come to talk to you and tell you about SENDIASS and the Torbay Leisure Card which […]

ONE-PAGE PROFILES

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Learn about the person, not the disability – one-page profiles provide an at-a-glance way of knowing what really matters to people, a document that can be taken with them as they move through services and come into contact with people. A one-page profile captures all the important information about a person on a single sheet […]

SEND ACRONYMS

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TALK the talk! SEND is a minefield of acronyms. Here are some of the most commonly used ones: A AAC Augmentative and Alternative Communication ADVISORY TEACHER – a specialist teacher employed by the local education authority to give advice to schools ADD Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder APA Alternative Provision Academy (formerly […]