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Courses Calendar

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Speech & Language Therapists

smiLE Therapy: Stage 1 training

  Course suitable for:  ·         Teachers and Speech & Language Therapists working with pupils with CI or hearing aids in mainstream, resource base and deaf school settings at primary, secondary and pos... Read more >

November 17, 2017

Developing Imaginative Play

Children problem solve and see other people’s perspectives through playing ‘schools’ or ‘mums and dads’. In such activities, even very young children use their imaginations to contemplate different possibilities. When we reflect and pro... Read more >

November 14, 2017

Knowing me, Knowing you: Understanding theory of mind in the primary years

Understanding what theory of mind is and why it is important is has become a hot topic for working with deaf children. This course will focus on the primary age years, with a brief overview of what theory of mind is and then into the resources, activities and ways tha... Read more >

November 28, 2017

Early Intervention Conference: Getting it right 0 – 5 years

Together we make a difference The Ear Foundation UK in partnership with A G Bell USA   An early intervention conference for those supporting children with hearing loss and their families. Professionals who are knowledgeable, skilled and passionate enable ch... Read more >

October 20, 2017

Assessing Children's Narrative Skills: Implications for Social and Academic Success - with Carol Westby

We are thrilled that Dr Carol Westby will be with us from the US to deliver this exciting one day course. Fictional narrative language skills in the elementary grades predict how well children do on academic tasks in later school years. Increasing attention has been... Read more >

July 14, 2017

Play – the Carol Westby way

Carol Westby has been synonymous with play for years and many university courses have been based on her play scale. We’re thrilled to welcome her back to the UK for this very special event. Often children with speech, language and communication difficulties ar... Read more >

July 12, 2017

2 DAY COURSE An introduction to working with children with hearing loss: for Speech and Language Therapists

This 2 day course is aimed at Speech & Language Therapists who are new to working with children with hearing loss, or have children with hearing loss on the caseload. It is also relevant for those SLTs who work with children with complex needs who may have hearing... Read more >

September 13, 2017

A Musical Approach to Developing Communication

Singing with families: to support language and communication development. A one day workshop, suitable for professionals supporting families who have children with hearing loss and/or language delay. Singing to infants is universal across cultures, yet most parent... Read more >

September 18, 2017

INTENSIVE TRAINING WEEK: Primary aged children - BIG Questions, FUNDAMENTAL Challenges and PRACTICAL Solutions

A four day intensive course, with 20 hours of face to face learning and 5 hours distance learning. Free accommodation in shared twin rooms for the first four applicants! There are BIG questions remaining for our deaf children in school, but we have EXCITING challe... Read more >

October 2, 2017

Glue Ear: Minimal Hearing Loss Can Have Major Impact

5 facts on otitis media in children (glue ear) 80% of children will be affected by glue ear before they reach 10 years. When glue ear doesn’t resolve itself on its own, it may interfere with speech and language development, confidence, social skills, or... Read more >

November 3, 2017

Memory, Cognition and it's Impact on Learning in Children

Delivered by an educational psychologist, this is a one day workshop for teachers and speech and language therapists on children’s cognition and learning.   Suitable for professionals supporting children with hearing loss, or other language and communi... Read more >

December 1, 2017

Child new to the UK? The challenges and solutions of supporting new arrivals with hearing loss

One day conference for only £40... with Dr Lesley Jones – experienced lecturer and researcher in deafness who examines inequalities in health and ethnicity. With a packed programme looking at language, culture and practical support – there&rsquo... Read more >

June 30, 2017