Identifying any speech, language and communication delays means the pupil can receive the appropriate type of support in future schooling and work towards improving any difficulties. Early intervention allows us to identify the problem that would put a child at a disadvantage and to decide what helps improve their communication and language which aides progressive development. Maximising care with speech and language barriers greatly improves the chances of the child increasing physical and academic skills also.
Late recognition can have a detrimental affect later in development which can cause behavioural problems, learning delays and deferred spellings and reading. The pupil may find it difficult to engage in particular activities leaving the individual feeling frustrated and isolated.
It is the role of the professional to know and understand children's learning and development in order to notice any early signs and therefore be able to provide suitable activities and appropriate academic work to encourage learning and development at a stress free pace for the