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Supporting Language and Communication needs in the EYFS

Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom
Event Tutors
Early Years Speech and Language Therapy Team
Admin Contact
Early Years Quality Support & Training Team (
Contact Person
Early Years Quality Support & Training Team (
Target Audience
Early Years Childminders / Early Years Settings
Event Types
Event Category
Early Years Quality Support and Training 
Who is this event for
For all Early Years Practitioners and Childminders working with children aged 0 – 5.

What does this event cover
Language and communication needs are considered ‘high incidence’ needs and are therefore the remit of all practitioners. This half day is particularly useful for new practitioners.

The language and communication course aims to develop skills in identify and supporting children with speech, language and communication needs in early years settings.

Outcomes of the Training:
  • To understand what Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) are and how these impact on children in nursery.
  • To understand issues around Bilingualism with regards to Speech, Language and Communication.
  • To know and apply specific strategies to support children with SLCN and develop their communication skills.  
  • To devise a personal goal around the use of a specific strategy to support a child with SLCN.

Participants will be offered the chance to call a follow up one-to -one surgery with a Speech and Language Therapist following their attendance at the training.

Please note
Early Years Settings cost
Non-attendance fee
Early Years Childminders cost
Non-attendance fee
Start Date
Wednesday 6 October 2021
End Date
Wednesday 6 October 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 6 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions