FEATURE ARTICLE

Total Communication at Silver Creek - Part 3 of 3

by Maryanne Bruni & Sarah Strathy

This article is the last of a series of three on total communication. The first article introduced and defined total communication as it is used at Silver Creek Pre-school. The second article focused on some of the specific modes of communication, describing how and why they are used in the preschool environment.

This is the final article in a series on total communication at Silver Creek Pre-School. Silver Creek is an integrated pre-school, with 80% of the children exhibiting a special need. These include developmental, chromosomal, neurologic, orthopaedic, speech and language delays, sensory deficits (vision and hearing), sensory processing and other challenges

 

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