[PDF] Resource Manual for Commissioning and Planning Services for SLCN (speech, language and communication needs) - Dysarthria

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists - RCSLT
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Publication date:
01 January 2009


The challenges of meeting the speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) of a given population are best understood through a social (participative) model. Key elements of a total service specification will start with: identifying the needs of the service user, parent or carer for support and information identifying/assessing and diagnosing specific SLCN and providing appropriate intervention. considering needs of service users within the environments they encounter training the wider workforce that interfaces with them to maximise opportunities for positive outcomes.