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SCHOOL & COLLEGE

Website Links

There is a wealth of information available on the web about supporting pupil’s speech and language needs. We have listed below some websites that have been highlighted to us that parents/ carers may find particularly useful

Children’s speech and language website for children in Bedfordshire and Luton.
https://childspeechbedfordshire.nhs.uk/

NHS Bedfordshire Speech and Language Therapy Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/paedsltlutonbedfordshire

CASEE
CASEE provides a regional specialist Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) aid service to children and adults with complex needs in the East of England.
https://www.cuh.nhs.uk/our-services/communications-aid-service-east-of-england-casee/

ACE
Ace Centre is a charity specialising in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology (AT)
https://acecentre.org.uk/

ELKLAN
Elklan are national leaders in training education practitioners, other professionals and parents, to help children and young people develop the skills they need to succeed in life. The ‘extras – free resources’ is particularly useful.
https://www.elklan.co.uk/

Social Thinking
Strategies to teach essential life skills including social emotional learning
https://www.socialthinking.com/

Tiny Happy People
On BBC website and great for younger children
https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people

Speech and Language UK
Contains a wealth of information and fact sheets in supporting pupils who face challenges talking and understanding words
https://speechandlanguage.org.uk/

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