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Worcestershire Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) Pathway

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The SLCN Pathway includes guidance and information to help ensure that all children and young people at risk of, or presenting with, speech, language and/or communication needs will be supported so they can learn, achieved, develop social interactions and make a positive contribution to the world around them.

Please note: Our website is constantly being developed and updated with more useful information. Please come back soon to find out more.

The SLCN Pathway


Contact us

Speech Language and Communication image of a girl Please email us at if you would like to:

  • Register your interest in purchasing a printed copy of the entire SLCN Pathway 
  • Have support and/or training (PDF 6.59 MB) in using the Pathway

Provide feedback about the site. We would welcome your comments:

  • Have you used the Pathway?
  • What worked well?
  • What did you find useful and why?
  • Do you have any suggestions for further development? 

Further Information

In this section


Within the SLCN Pathway :

  • The use of child/children refers to children and young people
  • The use of setting includes childminders, children's centres, nurseries, pre-schools, schools.
  • The use of parents refers to parents and carers.

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Communication Trust
    Highlighting the importance of speech, language and communication across the children's workforce and to enable practitioners to access the best training and expertise to support the communication needs of all children.
  • Hello Campaign
    Here you will find what the Hello campaign is all about  
  • Language for Learning
    Provides courses and resources for staff from Early Years to Secondary Level and training and materials for trainers to deliver these courses within their own Authorities 
  • Speech and Language Therapy  
    Information from Worcestershire's NHS about speech and language therapy.

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This page was last reviewed 31 July 2014 at 13:50.
The page is next due for review 27 January 2016.