You are here

A Right to Speak: Supporting pupils with communication difficulties

Session 
5.4
Tutorial
  • David Fletcher (Forth Valley Right to Speak Partnership)
Summary

To showcase the resource pack produced by the Forth Valley Right to Speak Partnership for schools and nurseries supporting pupils with communication difficulties.

It includes training for staff, information about AAC assessment procedures, exemplar roles for school staff supporting high tech AAC users, specimen communication boards and resources to symbolise school environments. Links are also made to: NHS Education for Scotland's IPAACKS framework; the General Teaching Council for Scotland's Standards for Teacher Registration; the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence; and How Good is Our School?, the inspection criteria used by Education Scotland's inspectors.

The Forth Valley Partnership are willing to share the documents so other areas can customise the guidance to their local circumstances.

Download Handout (pptx 6MB)

Level of Session 
General
Age Group 
Child
Adolescent
Interest 
Primary school
Secondary school
Special school
Transitions