Useful Links

- Signing

- Picture Exchange Communication


- Promoting Early Interactive Communications (PEIC-D)

- Intensive Interaction

- Visual support systems, schedules, Now/Next

- Communication Technology

- Social Use of Language Programme

Yewstock School Communication - A Core life Skill

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We use a "Total Communication" approach including: Speech, sign, symbols, photographs and aids.  For further information please see our Communication Policy.

There will be a Communication Passport for each pupil who requires additional communication support, which details their communication access.

Our Communication Help & Advice Team (CHAT) meet termly to discuss communication matters.


Jodie Goodbody - Communication Support Assistant

Ellie Dodd - Speech & Language

Dorset Speech & Language Therapy Service

Specialist Feeding & Drinking Advice

Social use of Language Programme

SWIFTS - Communication training in :- Visual support, signing, functional communication, etc.


- SaLT drop in sessions

- Sign of the Week

- Parent Support