Communication and Interaction – Primary

AREA OF NEED:

COMMUNICATION & INTERACTION

Primary Focus

 

Basic Provision

  • Visual support
  • Structured routines
  • Use of take up time to process information
  • Staff modelling of appropriate interactions and scripts
  • Consistent use of language and low levels of language
  • Speaking and listening activities embedded across the curriculum
  • Differentiated curriculum
  • Play based activities for social development
  • Calm environment
  • Listening Programme
  • Sounds Lotto
  • Singing and rhyme
  • Time to talk / circle time
  • Board games
  • PSHE
  • Mindfulness
  • Forest school

Additional Provision

  • Tailored 1:1 interventions
  • Use of social stories
  • Specific use of ICT to support
  • Use of talking models and frames
  • Focused in-class support for specific scripts/interactions
  • Makaton
  • Lego therapy
  • Draw and Talk

Intensive Provision

  • SALT involvement
  • Educational Psychology involvement
  • Language and Learning Team
  • Paediatrics
  • Ear, nose and throat department
  • CCAMHs
  • CYPs

Online Resources


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Contact

Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777
Email: caroline.granton@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777
Email: anita.blakeman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk