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Department of Health (2008). Better Communication: An action plan to improve services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. Nottingham: DCSF

Full Action Plan available to download from Department for Education


Reference: DCSF-01062-2008

Published: December 2008

Publication Type: Guidance

Audience: Department for Education, Journalists, Lead Member for Children's Services, Local Authorities, Public, SENCOs, Teachers, Teaching assistants


This Action Plan follows John Bercow's 2008 report, which reviewed services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and made recommendations to Government. The Plan details a range of initiatives across Government to improve these services, with an indicative summary timetable and funding details.

Includes:

  • Communication Supporting Classrooms Project
  • Improving services for Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs
  • Working together to improve communication
  • Supporting communication through universal services
  • Meeting communication needs through targeted and specialist services
  • Timetable for improvement

Note: this document has been archived

Note: the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) has been replaced by the Department for Education (DFE)

Although this information is believed to be accurate, you are strongly advised to make your own independent enquiries.

December 2012


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