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Marie edited the publication following the joint Communication Champion and RCSLT conferences to bring together examples of commissioning, prevention and practice for supporting children and young people with SLCN.  Dowload the free pdf here.


Read Marie's presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Groups for Speech, Language and Communication Needs about the impact of the SEN Green Paper here 


In 2006 Marie authored a position paper for Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) on how speech and language therapists should work within integrated children's services. Download a copy here.


A summary of the Balanced System approach can be downloaded here.

A description of the Balanced System definitions of universal, targeted and specialist is available here



Commissioning Support Programme Tools for SLCN which refer to the Balanced System - can be downloaded here:


Needs Assessment

Whole System Mapping

User Involvement


Evaluating Outcomes


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