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Speech, Language and Communication

The following links have been provided by the Specialist Teaching Team to support parents, carers and young people at home.

Colourful Semantics  This site has access to visual resources for using colourful semantics with children. Some very specific visuals to support curriculum topics. Colourful semantics is an approach to support grammar rooted in word meaning

https://symbolworld.org/  Lots of visual aids and resources made with Widget ready to use. Many different ones such as visual charts for washing hands or different curriculum subjects and topics e.g. World Places; Time and Place. There is also a Live News link which is all explained using Communication in Print

www.ican.org.uk  Lots of information for professionals and parents under their Talking Point section of the website. All clearly signposted and includes some resources to download.

http://www.signalong.org.uk/  Signalong is a type of sign language based in British Sign Language. There are free resources for parents including how to make the particular method of handshape, placement, movement and orientation.

https://www.fonetti.com/  The world’s first ‘Listening Bookshop’ interacting with children by giving visual cues in real-time as they read aloud and highlighting where the most support is needed.

http://eyecanlearn.com/perception/memory/  Free access to lots of fun activities that support visual memory