Speech and Language Support for Pupils with SLD - elearning

Speech and Language Support for Pupils with SLD - elearning

Speech and Language Support for Pupils with SLD - elearning

A practical training course for those teaching or supporting children and young people with SLD.

This course is also available via face-to-face training

About the course

A practical training course for those of you working supporting children and young people with severe learning difficulties (SLD) to provide new approaches and strategies to help them maximise their speech, language and communication potential and effectively differentiate the curriculum.

If you are a SENCO, teacher, teaching assistant or speech and language therapy assistant, then this course is for you!

This training will provide you with:

You'll be taught a wide range of topics through ten sessions. These are fun and interactive and cover:

What is communication?
Adult-pupil interaction and non-verbal communication
Attention, listening and developing language through play
Understanding spoken language
Blank language scheme or understanding abstract language
Promoting vocabulary development
Developing expressive language
Supporting pupils with unclear speech and using Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)
The development of social skills
Final overview
Online Training
Online Training

Our accredited online training is delivered through blended learning using our e-learning course and weekly live webinars. You'll be guided through the discussions by an experienced Elklan Tutor, and can choose to study at level 2 or 3.

Online Non-Accredited Training
Online Non-Accredited Training

Our e-learning sessions are available if you don't wish to complete the learning log or gain accreditation. You'll enjoy 12 weeks' access, with the option to upgrade later to the accredited e-learning course at a reduced price.

e-learning sessions for SLD

Online Training

e-learning sessions

Targeted strategies for specific age range

Language Builders for Pupils with SLD

Anytime access to the e-learning sessions
Ten weeks

Twelve weeks
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners
External accreditation with a 9 credit Award on successful completion
Learning log to complete online

£350 - £360 plus VAT


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How do I book on a course?

First, consider if you want to achieve a qualification. If yes, apply for the accredited online training. If the accreditation isn't important to you now, then access the online e-learning sessions only - you can always upgrade later.

Places on our accredited online training courses fill quickly, so we recommend you apply as soon as you are able.

Accredited Online Training

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Further training opportunities

Communication Friendly Settings (CFSe)

Speech and Language Support for Pupils with SLD is an essential first step for your school to achieve Communication Friendly Setting status. If you are a TA, you need to complete the level 3 qualification; if you are a teacher, then you can access the non-accredited e-learning sessions, which will prepare you to complete a level 4 learning log at the next stage.

Specialist Courses

These courses are ideally suited for you if you have completed an eight- or ten-session core course and wish to take their learning further.

Supporting Verbal Pupils with ASD
Supporting Children with Unclear Speech
Supporting Children and Adults using AAC

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