Communication Friendly Environments

In this week’s podcast Dale Pickles from B Squared is joined by Angharad Welch to discuss communication friendly environments, also referred to language rich environment or communication friendly spaces.

A communication friendly environment is something that supports all pupils, but especially for pupils struggling with speech, language or communication needs. It is not always big changes, but by making these changes you are removing some of the barriers that prevent or limit children’s development. When we are talking about a communication friendly environment, it isn’t just what is in the classroom, it is how we structure the day and the opportunities we give children.


Angharad Welch

Angharad Welch is a Speech and Language Therapist who runs Find the Key Speech and Language Therapy. Angharad has worked with a number of organisations including NASEN and ourselves at B Squared, she also speaks at various events.

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