My child is having difficulties with language and communication

If you think that your child has issues around language and communication that they need support with please talk to your child’s school.

Schools can carry out screening to assess a child who is having difficulties communicating and then provide support tailored to the child’s needs.

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Identifying children who have difficulties communicating

A child may find it hard or gets frustrated when they try to:

  • express themselves or get their point across
  • follow instructions
  • get on with others
  • plan.