Language for Learning in the Secondary School
A Practical Guide for Supporting Students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs
Routledge – 2012 – 160 pages
Series: David Fulton / Nasen
Language for Learning in the Secondary School employs the same easy-to-use format as the best-selling Primary version of this book but has been adapted to meet the specific needs of secondary school teachers. This indispensable resource is packed full of practical suggestions on how to support students with speech, language and communication difficulties.
Colour coded throughout for easy referencing, this unique book supports inclusive practice by helping you to:
Language for Learning in the Secondary School comes complete with a wealth of photocopiable resources and activities, giving teachers and teaching assistants the confidence to help students with speech, language and communication needs more effectively in mainstream settings. It will also be an extremely useful resource for specialist teachers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.
2. Speech, Language and Communication Skills
3. Identifying Speech, Language and Communication Needs
4. A Whole School Approach
5. Strategies for use Across the Curriculum
Appendix 1: Suppliers of the Commercially Available Material
Appendix 2: Language for Learning in the Secondary School Training
Sue Hayden is a speech, language and communication needs trainer with over 30 years' specialist teaching experience both in primary and secondary schools.
Emma Jordan is a specialist speech and language therapist for the Speech & Language Therapy Service within Worcestershire NHS Children’s Services.
Both authors provide training for practitioners working with children and young people of all ages with speech, language and communication needs and manage the ‘Language for Learning’ project based in Worcestershire.