Item no: LF26
How to ...Speech and Language Difficulties
Suitable for: 3-5, 5-6, 6-7, 7+Speech and language difficulties are the most common developmental problem encounted in the primary classroom, yet identifying the children who are effected 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. Sections include:
* 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 a speech and language therapy for assessment * the Afasic Checklist 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. Contains 64 A4 pages.