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Communication and Interaction

Communication and Interaction

 

This may include;

 

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)

 

 

  • Visual timetables to support children to understand what will happen and when
  • Support during times of stress or anxiety
  • Social skills support through small group intervention

e.g. Friends programme, social stories

  • Use of ICT where possible to reduce barriers to learning
  • Support or supervision at unstructured times of the day e.g. break time and lunchtime where appropriate
  • Rewards of golden time/peer interaction for individual pupils
  • Resources to support pupils with speech and language difficulties e.g. word banks, visual prompts
  • Opportunity to communicate in various ways e.g. communication books, Makaton
  • Small group or one-to-one support for developing pupils speech, language and communication following programmes of work provided by outside specialists such as speech and language therapists
  • Resources to reduce anxiety and promote emotional wellbeing e.g. fiddle toy, stress ball
  • Use of individualised reward systems to promote learning and enhance self-esteem

 


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