Pre-School Start is a practical resource that can be used with nursery children who need targeted additional help in developing communication skills. Devised by two speech and language therapists experienced in working with teaching staff, the book consists of three sets of 20 session sheets; one set per term. The session sheets are easy-to-follow plans for small groups; designed to be delivered by nursery staff.
Pre-School Start offers:
This is an an invaluable resource for teachers and teaching assistants that encourages good collaborative practice between schools, speech & language therapists, the SENCO and parents.
This title is a follow up to School Start: Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness in Reception Class by Catherine de la Bedoyere & Catharine Lowri (9781909301580), which is a practical resource that can be used with children who need additional help in developing communication skills during the first year of school.
"'Pre-School Start' was written as a practical resource aimed at nursery children requiring additional targeted support for a plethora of communication skills, including attention and listening. The intervention guide itself is easy to navigate and contains:
It is invigorating to see a well-structured programme highlighting the importance of transferring skills taught in isolation, back into mainstream learning and the home.
A Plan B for a 'second chance to learn' the skills is offered, an additional 'post session liaison' to reinforce the language in the main setting environment, as well as documents supporting settings in involving parents. IF this structure is followed systemcatically, it is easy to see how the children make progress!" — Rebecca Hadley (Assistant Head of Service, Rushall Inclusion Advisory Team) - for nasen connect
"It's easy to follow. Evaluation is quick and easy to complete. The children's growth in confidence from beginning to end is really noticeable." — Teaching Assistant
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Preparation Session Sheets
Part 3: Session Sheets
Part 4: Resource Templates
Part 5: Programme Delivery Templates