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Courses for Practitioners: Speech and Language Support for Pupils with SLD

A practical training course for staff working in with 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. Designed for SENCO’s, teachers, teaching assistants and speech and language therapy assistants working within a wide variety of settings including special schools, units, mainstream schools and FE colleges. 

What will participants receive?

A nine credit award at either Level 3 or Level 2 in Speech and Language Support for Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties.  A portfolio of evidence will need to be submitted.

How is it delivered?

Designed to be delivered over ten weekly sessions, it may also be taught as an intensive three day programme. Each session lasts two hours. The course uses interactive teaching methods, practical activities, videos and group discussion to engage learners.

What do learners say?
How much does it cost?

Local providers vary the price. If supplied by Elklan the current fee is £380*, to include the accreditation fee and the book.

* The fee will increase to £390 for courses which start after 1st January 2019.

What does the course teach?

View the full course outline or download the course flyer PDF for an overview of the course content.

Who can teach the course?

The courses have been written so that speech and language therapists and teaching advisors can teach it in their locality under license. Click here for more information on becoming an Elklan Tutor.