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Communication and Interaction

My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction


This may include:

  • Understanding language.
  • Using language.
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people.
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay.
  • Stammering


What Can St Lawrence Offer?


All students at St Lawrence Can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice).

  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.

  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.

  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students.


Support for targeted groups may include:

  • Assessment and identification of language need and feedback to parents and staff.

  • Small group sessions with SENCO/Teaching Assistant/Speech and Language Therapist.

  • In-class Teaching Assistant support in some lessons.

  • Small group sessions with our EAL teacher.


Targeted individual support may include:

  • 1:1 session with a speech and language therapist/SENCO/HLTA.

  • Individual teaching assistant support in some mainstream lessons.