The Impact of Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) on Education
SLCN can have an impact on a child's education. The impact for each child will depend on the nature and severity of their individual communication disabilities. For example, some children with minor difficulties will develop their skills successfully over time, perhaps with only a small amount of support. It may be that these children will not require long-term or extensive support at school.
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) is an important part of the strategy to move away from dealing with difficulties after they have happened to trying to prevent things going wrong for children in the first place
In 2003 the government published a Green Paper entitled Every Child Matters setting out the government's vision and proposals for reforming the delivery of services for children, young people and families
Find out about the Rose Report on the teaching of early reading click here.
Author: I CAN, Afasic and RCSLT staff