26 January 2015


Four months into the SEND reforms the RCSLT looked at the key changes the legislation has brought to the way speech and language therapy is provided for children and young people, and hears examples of good practice.

The speakers on the day were:

Chair: Derek Munn, Director of policy and public affairs at the RCSLT
Rebecca Veazey, Policy officer at the RCSLT
Carol-ann Howe, Lead for speech, language and communication needs at North Yorkshire County Council
Carol Salt, Early years and primary consultant.

Learning objectives

This webinar helped participants:

  • Recognise the key changes to the legislation in England
  • Understand how the changes to legislation are based on:
    - greater collaboration between education, health, children and their families
    - a strong focus on outcomes
    - an approach built around children and their families
  • Be aware of how an Education, Health and Care Plan is different to a Statement
  • Gather tips on how to include children and young people in their plans
  • Hear examples of good practice

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