Speech and Language Therapy
- Speech and Language Therapy at West Lancashire Community High School is delivered through a collaborative approach with school staff.
- This ensures that targets are embedded in their learning across a range of settings.
- Using our resources staff integrate therapy within the structure of the lesson and enabling generalisation of skills.
- Support given is matched to their linguistic, social and educational needs.
Aims of Intervention
- To work collaboratively with staff and parents so that students develop and/or maximise their speech, language and communication skills in order that they are able to access the curriculum and that they become more independent and confident communicators.
- Work collaboratively with teach staff and parents.
- To ensure that to the best of their ability, students will:
- be able to express their needs and ideas.
- Understand spoken language.
- Interact successfully with peers.
- develop awareness of their strengths and weaknesses.
- competently eat and drink.
- Advise, liaise or consult with staff, parents and other agencies.
- Assess, devise, implement, evaluate and report on intervention goals.
- Contribute to the annual review process.
- Be involved with training for parents and staff.
- Speech and Language follow specific assessment protocols and triage and this is fed back to school.
- SaLT will also feedback and liaise with parents.