Strategies for supporting children with poor speech and language skills
Is speech and language a challenge for some children in your classroom?
Speech and language therapist, Wendy Lee explains the types of needs children may have with their speech and language and how to identify these needs. She outlines strategies to support the inclusion of children with speech and language needs in the classroom. She also explores practical approaches to support development of key skills and shares examples of implementation.
This session is aimed at SENCOs, teachers and support staff working with children with SEND.
Key takeaways from Wendy’s training session
– Understand some of the speech and language needs children may experience and how to identify these needs –
– Useful strategies to enable access to learning & social opportunities in the classroom –
– Practical approaches to build speech and language skills –
– Examples of implementation plans –
Watch a snippet of Wendy’s presentation…
This session was originally presented at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
About the Creator
Wendy Lee / Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, LINGO
Wendy Lee is the Director of LINGO, providing consultancy, professional development and resources to help improve children’s speech and language skills. LINGO also has a growing team of speech and language therapists, providing direct support to schools and families of children with SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication Needs). Wendy believes strongly in evidence-based practice. She is part of the Oracy Cambridge management group and sits on a number of research advisory groups, as well as being involved in a current research project. Wendy works with academy trusts, schools and settings and in partnership with local and national organisations supporting speech, language and communication.
Wendy has been a speech and language therapist for over 30 years, working in clinical practice, higher education and the third sector. She was Professional Director at The Communication Trust until 2015, where she authored Trust resources and led on strategic projects, as well as inputting on national policy and research.
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