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Wycombe weekly newsletter 9th September 2021

High Wycombe Hub Newsletter 09.09.2021

CYP Therapies

We are really pleased to be welcoming the new academic year in and continuing to work with children and young people, schools and families. In order to continue to keep everyone safe each of our therapies, OT, Physio and SALT will continue to use the same framework to risk assess whether a session with a CYP should take place remotely or face to face. Face-to-face delivery will be carried out where this is clinically necessary and therapy staff will wear PPE. Where the outcomes for a particular session can be achieved via remote means then remote delivery will be used. Our staff continues to carry out lateral flow tests twice a week to ensure everyone is keeping safe.

NEW SALT and OT training

We are excited to share that OT and SALT live webinar training will be available for all school staff to access. Initially on the following topics, with further topics to be added across the year: SALT - Vocabulary, attention and auditory memory, spoken narratives, and conversation skills. OT - Sensory processing and handwriting. We will share the details on how and when to access this training as soon as possible.

New website

Visit the new CYP Therapies website (NHS) that has just been redesigned. 

New OT School Advice Sessions

These will recommence in the next few weeks and be delivered remotely in the same way as SALT. We will share details of how to access these next week.

School advice clinics for SALT: SALT school advice sessions will continue to be delivered remotely. Select the following link to find information on how to book a session https://slt.buckshealth.link/schools-early-years/schools-2/ 

Speechlink: Subscription to Speech Link and Infant Language Link has been confirmed for the rest of this academic year for all KS1 settings. Please ensure you read the regular newsletters Speechlink Multimedia sends to schools to support you with starting up screening and interventions again this year. They have a great range of training planned this term to give refreshers on using the packages and much more on offer. Please visit www.speechandlanguage.info. Any queries please contact the Speechlink helpdesk at office2@speechlink.co.uk or phone 0333 5770784.

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