What is SLCN?
Speech, Language and Communication Needs are a range of difficulties where students find it hard to interact and communicate with others. The student may find it difficult:

• to understand what has been said
• to think of the right words to express themselves
• to make sounds clearly when they want to form words
• to build sentences accurately
• to understand the rules of conversation and other social interactions

Any of these difficulties will affect educational progress as well as self-esteem.