Children with speech, language and communication needs

We facilitate the successful inclusion of children and young people with speech ,language and communication needs. This includes children on the autism spectrum.

Our teachers and specialist support workers work closely with young people, schools, parents, educational psychologists and a range of other professionals to cover the following:

How to request support

To access our services you'll need to make a referral through the Gateway and contact your school's SEN Co-Coordinator (SENCo) to discuss a referral. Email gateway@plymouth.gov.uk, call 01752 668000 or fill in the form below:

Download Request for support [Word, 231KB]

Download Speech and Language Communication Needs checklist [Word, 169KB]

Both of the above forms need to be completed and returned to the SEND Services, Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF.

Further information

Graduated approach 

These documents set out what is expected of schools at universal, targeted and specialist level and how the Communication Interaction Team (CIT) can support schools to deliver provision for children and young people with SLCN. 

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