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Differentiating for Inclusion: Speech, Language and Communication Needs

by Susan Lyon et al.

The Differentiating for Inclusion series is designed to narrow the gap between children with SEN and their peers. Books in this series offer teachers helpful guidance in identifying both what children can already do and what specific targets they need support to achieve. The positive approach of structures small-steps targets, together with activities for teaching these, will ensure that children with SEN make accelerated progress. The books are all written by experiences practitioners.


Target Ladders: Speech, Language and Communication Needs addresses seven key aspects of SLCN:

  • Early communication
  • Attention control
  • Play and social interaction
  • Comprehension
  • Expressive language
  • Social communication
  • Phonological awareness, auditory discrimination and speech.


Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating SLCN-friendly classrooms make this an ideal resource for the busy teacher.

Target Ladders - Speech, Language and Communication Needs

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