Communication and Interaction

Communication and Interaction Needs:

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Speech, Language and Communication Needs

  • We use visual timetables
  • When needed to support children to understand what will happen and when we use red and green boards or now and next boards
  • We provide areas with reduced distractions and low stimulus
  • We offer additional support during break and lunch time when appropriate.
  • We use social stories to help children learn how to approach different social situations.
  • We offer 1-1 or small group intervention.
  • We have a variety of resources available to use, depending on a child’s sensory difficulty. Eg wobble cushions, oral motor devices, isolation earphones, personal workstations.
  • Counselling sessions like Draw Talk are available with our PSA for anxiety or anger
  • We run small group speech and language sessions.
  • We deliver speech and language workshops for parents.
  • We access the expertise and advice of the local authority Speech, Language and Social Communication team.

St George's Catholic Primary School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust

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Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH