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How I… made visual communication tools inclusive

Providing support to those students in your classroom who need it is not always easy. The more conspicuous the tool offered, the less likely the student will be to accept it – being singled out as “different” goes against the instincts of most young people.

It was a problem Leyla Gambell, a Sendco in Kent, encountered when she tried to use visual tools to support those pupils in her primary school who experienced challenges with communication. She knew the resources could help, but they were like a flashing arrow above the pupil’s head denoting difference.

So, what did she do? Tes caught up with her to find out.

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