Nationally, new legislation has been introduced for Special Educational Needs. Please refer to:

In relation to Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN):

  • For Cumbria County Council guidelines and policies relating to SLCN please refer to the County's SEN handbook.

  • For national policies relating to SLCN it may be helpful to consider information provided by the Communication Trust-www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk

  • For national policies relating to speech and language therapy services go to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists website www.rcslt.org