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PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)
System of visual communication using pictures,
symbols or photos, developed by Lori Frost and Andy Bondy in
Personalising learning and teaching means taking a highly
structured and responsive approach to each child's and young
person's learning in order that all are able to progress, achieve
and participate. It means strengthening the link between learning
and teaching by engaging pupils – and their parents – as
Awareness of speech sounds in words and the ability to
manipulate them. Includes awareness of rhyme and alliteration.
An individual with a phonological delay presents with
phonological development that follows a typical pattern, but at a
slower rate. Phonological processes appear to persist beyond
the age at which they should disappear.
The speech sound system of a language – the rules which govern
how sounds are organised in words in order to convey different
PLASC (Pupil Level Annual School Census)
Census returns are a statutory requirement on
schools under section 537A of the Education Act 1996.
The use of language in social situations,
including conversational skills and the understanding and use of
Type of communication where a child
communicates a message by reacting to a stimulus e.g. crying in
response to bottle being removed from a baby’s mouth.
The ability to perceive, discriminate and analyse speech sounds
in spoken language (input) and to remember and select correct
sounds for talking (output).
This is a management tool which maps out the range of provision
the school makes for children with special educational needs, and
how the school is allocating resources to, and among, pupils with
special educational needs.
© Worcestershire County
Council and Worcestershire PCT 2011.
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,
- The use of parents refers to
parents and carers.
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
- 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
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This page was last reviewed 23 April 2013 at 16:19.
The page is next due for review 20 October 2014.