Useful Links

- Signing www.signalong.org.uk

- Picture Exchange Communication

www.pecsunitedkingdom.com

- TEACCH

www.autism.org.uk

- Promoting Early Interactive Communications (PEIC-D)

- Intensive Interaction

www.intensiveinteraction.co.uk

- Visual support systems, schedules, Now/Next

www.visualaidsforlearning.com

- Communication Technology

www.inclusive.co.uk

- Social Use of Language Programme

www.wendyrinaldi.com

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.

Resources

Jodie Goodbody - Communication Support Assistant

j.goodbody@yewstock.dorset.sch.uk

Ellie Dodd - Speech & Language

e.dodd@yewstock.dorset.sch.uk

Dorset Speech & Language Therapy Service

Specialist Feeding & Drinking Advice

Social use of Language Programme

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

Activities

- SaLT drop in sessions

- Sign of the Week

- Parent Support