The roles of specialist provision for children with specific speech and language difficulties in England and Wales : a model for inclusion?

@article{Lindsay2005TheRO,
  title={The roles of specialist provision for children with specific speech and language difficulties in England and Wales : a model for inclusion?},
  author={G. Lindsay and J. Dockrell and Clare Mackie and Becky Letchford},
  journal={Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={88-96}
}
Children with specific speech and language difficulties pose a challenge to the education and health systems. In addition to their language difficulties they are also at risk of literacy and social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The main support for children with more severe difficulties has been enhanced provision in mainstream schools (language units or integrated resources) and special schools. The move to an inclusive education system challenges this tradition. This paper reports… Expand
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