Oxford Academy

Communication & Interaction

My child has difficulties communicating with others

Children who struggle with communicating and interacting with others may have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). They might have difficulty saying what they want to, understanding what is being said to them or they do not understand the social rules of communication. In some cases this can be linked to EAL (English as an Additional Language). Conditions may include a Specific Language Disorder, Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), speech sound disorders and stammering.

What we can offer

All students at The Oxford Academy can access schemes of work with appropriate differentiations of tasks, materials and outcomes; lessons planned with a range of engaging activities, progress tracking, homework policies and homework clubs.

For students requiring more specific support, a number of measures can be put into place. This may include: