Local education authorities’ approaches to provision for children with specific speech and language difficulties in England and Wales

@article{Lindsay2005LocalEA,
  title={Local education authorities’ approaches to provision for children with specific speech and language difficulties in England and Wales},
  author={G. Lindsay and J. Dockrell and Clare Mackie and Becky Letchford},
  journal={European Journal of Special Needs Education},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={329 - 345}
}
Children with specific speech and language difficulties (SSLD) pose a challenge to the education system as a result of their language needs and associated educational and social‐behavioural difficulties. Local education authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales have developed language units to meet their needs but previous research has indicated this provision was inadequate. The development of inclusion raises questions regarding this type of provision, compared with full inclusion into… Expand
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