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Language Support - Communication Interaction Team

The Council's Communication Interaction Team provides language support to children and young people aged four to 19 years.

Contacts details

Address:Ballard House
26 West Hoe Road
Telephone number: 01752 668000

How we can help you

  • advice, support and training to your child's school
  • assessment of your child's needs within their school setting
  • strategies and resources
  • support to help your child's school cater for your child's needs
  • support with transition at all key stages

We cannot provide support if:

  • speech (clarity/articulation) is the main concern; please seek advice from a Speech and Language Therapist (SALT)
  • receptive and expressive language skills are within average ranges, as identified by a Speech and Language Therapist
  • primary needs are literacy

How to request support

To access our services you'll need to make a referral through the Early Help and SEND Advice Service and contact your school's SEN Co-Coordinator (SENCO) to discuss a referral.

Email, call 01752 668000 or fill in both forms below.

Request for involvement form (Word doc) [113KB]

Speech and Language Communication Needs Checklist (Word doc) [169KB]

Return completed forms to Early Help and SEND Advice Service, Ballard House, West Hoe Road, Plymouth, PL1 3BJ.

We might not accept your request if there's insufficient evidence of your child's language needs.

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Age range
  • Primary - 5 to 11 years
  • Secondary - 11 to 18 years

  • Based: Plymouth
    • 0 to 1 years old
    • 5 to 11 years old
    • 12 to 16 years old
    • 17 to 25 years old
    • 4 to 5 years old
    • Learning disabilities
    • Communication impairments

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