Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) in Education

Special Educational Needs (SEN)  

Course Summary

CPD/CE Points:  60 Mins

Assessment:  12

Pass Rate:  80%

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Course Details

Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) in Education: An informative educational resource for professionals looking to raise awareness of how to support children and young people in educational settings. With this course, education professionals can gain the necessary knowledge and skills to support children in their care, so they can be informed of the relevant impacts of SCLN on learning, literacy, social development, emotional development and behaviour, and impact on self-esteem. 

The course also explains when a child may have SCLN and what to do. In addition, education professionals can support by understanding how to support a child with SCLN in an educational setting. Lastly, this course develops awareness and understanding among educators, school staff, peers, and classmates of other professionals who may be involved with supporting SCLN and how to support the transition into secondary school. Whether you aim to equip yourself with an understanding of SCLN or have a direct connection with children with SCLN, this course will surely provide you with all the tools you need.

    Classroom Management Skills   Classroom Management Skills  

Course Aims

This CPD training for teachers aims to provide educational professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to have a deeper understanding of SLCN and how it can impact a child's learning and development.

By the end of this CPD course you will have a better understanding of SLCN and how to support children with these needs in the classroom.

Course Objectives

This CPD online learning course will help teachers and support staff identify when a child may have SCLN and what specific actions they need to take. 

Speech, Language and Communication Needs (or SLCN) is the term that describes the extensive range of needs related to all aspects of communication.  This covers things like understanding what others are saying, the formation of sounds, words and sentences, as well as expression of emotions, both socially and during learning.

Participants will learn that SLCN needs can have a huge impact on children and young people.  It can have far-reaching consequences across the whole spectrum of their future development as it inhibits how and when they communicate, their understanding of what is required of them, as well as limiting their potential.

This CPD course will introduce participants to how a child is assessed, relevant support mechanisms that can be called on, as well as to how to support children making the transition to secondary school.

At the end of this CPD course, participants will have a better understanding of SLCN and how to support children with these needs in the classroom.

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