How to make sure children and young people at risk of speech, language and communication needs are identified early and effectively

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TCT Building a Profile

This document has been designed to guide you in making a referral to speech and language services.  Being aware of the different types of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) will make it easier for you to describe the young person's difficulties accurately, enabling them to access the right support as quickly as possible.

Cost: Free

TCT Building a Profile
WorkforceIdentification
WorkforceIdentification

Universally Speaking 11-18

Universally Speaking is a series of booklets for anyone who works with children and young people. The booklets show where children and young people should be with their communication skills at any given age.  You can use the booklets to find out whether the children and young people you work with are on the right track, what helps them learn to talk and listen and what to do if you have concerns about any of their communication abilities.

Cost: Free

Universally Speaking 11-18
Family SupportIdentificationIntervention
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What's typical talk at secondary?

This poster is an easy reference for teachers to understand young people's speech and language development from 11-18 years and supports them in identifying children who may have speech, language and communication needs.

Cost: Free

What's typical talk at secondary?
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TCT Progression Tools Secondary

The Progression Tools are based on typical speech and language development and provide a way of tracking progression of these skills over time or following interventions. The Tools are not a diagnostic tool, however they do provide information to help decide whether children and young people would benefit from a targeted intervention or specialist assessment and support.

Cost: £

TCT Progression Tools Secondary
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