Use the pathway below to navigate through the Bi-Borough School Aged Speech, Language and Communication Local Offer. Support is provided through Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) NHS Trust and the Bi-Borough Inclusion Service.
This pathway works at a universal, targeted and specialist level, providing training and guidance to professionals and parents at all levels to identify and meet the needs of school aged children. Please follow the links to view our Whole Systems Approach services infographic and presentation.
Concerns about a child/young person’s (CYP) Speech, Language, and Communication skills are identified
Concerns with Dysfluency (stammering) / Speech/ Eating / Drinking / Swallowing difficulties are identified
A Communication Supportive Environment checklist is completed to ensure whole class strategies are consistently in place.
Progress then monitored over a half term.
If concerns remain, CYP is screened using a recommended tool i.e. communication trust progression tool (PT)
No concerns / green PT
Mixed colour profile on PT
Red on all sections of PT
Staff can manage needs without further SLT
Needs can be met at a targeted level of support
SLT Led Intervention with staff carryover
CYP’s SLC skills are age appropriate
Needs best met by other professional
Once accepted, an SLT assessment is carried out and recommendations are given