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Schools as Commissioners: Vulnerable Young People: Resources

Elklan has produced a range of resources to support staff working with this client group in their work.

The following materials can be ordered through our online shop.

Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People

Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People

Price: £22.00

Clear, practical advice and activities to promote the communication skills of young people for whom behaviour is the major concern

Language Builders for Vulnerable Young People has been written to be accessible to speech and language therapists, social workers, teachers, support staff, parents and those working in the youth justice sector.

Forwarded by Juliet Gregory, Specialist SaLT in the field.

Areas covered include:

  • Why is knowledge about speech, language and communication important when working with vulnerable young people?
  • Communication basics – non-verbal communication listening and attention
  • Understanding spoken language
  • Developing verbal reasoning
  • Exploring the use of non-literal and ambiguous language
  • Facilitating vocabulary learning
  • Encouraging expressive language and communication
  • Promoting social skills and emotional literacy


As with all Elklan materials having purchased the book you are free to photocopy any relevant pages so equipping others who work within your school or health provision.


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