The Link magazine is posted FREE twice a year to all UK Primary School SENCOs. Due to popular demand, The Link is now available for personal subscription, allowing you to receive additional copies for your school, home, or clinic.
Containing articles related to supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) from SEND specialists and free resources to develop pupils’ speech and language skills across the curriculum.
This report by The Communication Trust presents the findings of our survey with more than 1200 members of the children and young people's workforce, where we asked about their experiences of professional development in speech, language and communication (SLC). Respondents were nearly unanimous in recognising the importance of SLC, but there were very significant gaps in their training in this area. The report also provides recommendations around improving the workforce's access to training.
A basic overview of some of the behavioural difficulties that may be experienced by autistic children or adults. We look at why people on the autism spectrum may have behavioural difficulties, the purpose of the behaviour, ways to deal with the behaviour, and where to get help.
This resource outlines the impact of restorative justice within The Iffley Academy, an SEND day provision. . We are currently on a journey to further improve our practice and sharing this resource will hopefully be helpful to schools considering working in a different way and an opportunity for us to reflect on current practice.
Bright Futures School use a relationship-based social communication approach to support pupils with autism. Pupils become more able to engage with the academic and social curriculum, they are happy and challenging behaviours are greatly reduced.
The SEND Governor is the Governing Body’s champion for Learners with SEND and those with inclusion needs. He or she will support and challenge the school to ensure that no Learner is treated less favourably, denied opportunity or left behind because they have additional needs. Check out our video to find out more.