Age Range: 4 to 12
How to Identify and Support Children with Speech and Language Difficulties$27.95, Softcover
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Speech and language difficulties are the most common developmental problem encountered in the primary classroom, yet identifying the children who are affected can seem a complex and difficult process. Jane Speake, an experienced speech and language therapist, cuts through the jargon and terminology to provide a clear guide for the class teacher.
- a rough guide to various types of speech and language difficulty and the terminology used;
- how to identify a child with difficulties, and when to refer to speech and language therapy for assessment;
- the Afasic* checklists for easy identification and profiling for the non-specialist teacher the different roles of teachers, health service professionals and parents.
Illuminating and packed with practical ideas, this book provides a valuable reference and source of advice for every primary class teacher.
*Afasic is the UK charity which supports children and young people with speech and language impairments plus support and information for professionals working with these children.