TALK Derby

Apply for an Elklan course:

Training in Identifying Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Course Dates

Day of Week Date Start Time Finish Time
Friday 12th February 2021 9:30 am 12:00 pm
Half-Term break
Friday 26th February 2021 9:30 am 12:00 pm
Friday 5th March 2021 9:30 am 12:00 pm

This course is delivered exclusively by online webinar.

This course is for applicants in Derby city only.

Screening children’s speech language and communication – are you doing enough?

We know some children can have speech language and communication needs that can impact on their ability to listen, understand and express themselves.

Do you want to know more abut how you can accurately identify children with speech language and communication needs (SLCN)?

This free course, delivered by Elklan, will explore the principles of effective screening, to support early identification of children with SLCN, using a range of accessible tools.


By the end of the course you will:

  • Understand the need for effective screening and the links with the EYFS
  • Be able to use a range of screening strategies
  • Use informal SLCN assessments through play.

Who is this course for?

  • Practitioners working directly with children:
  • All practitioners working in schools, early years settings and childminders
  • SENCOs
  • Area SENCOs

Please note: all applications are subject to availability and eligibility; your application will not be final until your place is confirmed by Elklan Training.

Important – Terms and Conditions:

By applying for this course you agree to our Terms and Conditions for Learners.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be made by email.

You may transfer your place on a course to an alternative participant prior to the start date but please inform us of the change

Failure to attend a course will not entitle you to a transfer and neither will you be able to transfer your place to others.

Elklan reserves the right to cancel this course at any time without liability. Should this occur, delegates will be given as much notice as possible and will be offered an alternative date.

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This course is funded by TALK Derby and administered on their behalf by Derby City Council. Your name and email address, plus the name, address and telephone number of your setting and course details will be shared with Derby City Council when you submit this application form to allow them to ensure the eligibility of each applicant. Your personal address will not be shared. For more information, please see our privacy policy.

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