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Visual timetable

A visual timetable enables children to understand what they are doing over a period of time. It gives structure to the day and can reduce anxiety levels. Symbols are used to represent the tasks, activities or lessons.

Visuals/visual aids        

Pictures, photos or real objects to support communication and learning.

Visual Impairment

Visual Impairment is a reduction in visual acuity affecting near and/or distance functional vision, field loss and other specific visual difficulties which are not fully corrected by glasses.

Voice disorder

Medical conditions affecting the production of speech.

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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.

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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 24 April 2013 at 16:03.
The page is next due for review 21 October 2014.