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Courses Calendar

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Teaching Assistants

Words are not enough: the development of pragmatic communication skills and theory of mind

Jack turns over his boiled egg and says “look Mummy, I didn’t eat it!” Chloe hides behind the sofa and her Daddy starts the “Where’s Chloe gone” routine Both of these scenarios show children who are developing key concepts in Th... Read more >

June 26, 2017

Children with Cochlear Implants: Slow to Progress

Although the outcomes for cochlear implantation in terms of speech perception, production and spoken language development have surpassed expectations, there are significant numbers of children who do not do as well as expected. Research indicates that up to 40% of the... Read more >

June 19, 2017

Assessments, Better Targets, Better Teaching & Therapy

Thank you for a very inspiring day. I thoroughly enjoyed it, with practical suggestions for both reflective and improving practice” Anne-Marie, SALT Lincs Returning by popular demand a one day conference for Teachers of the Deaf and Speech & Language Thera... Read more >

May 19, 2017

smiLE Therapy: Stage 1 training

Buy one place, get another for half price! Course suitable for:  ·         Teachers and Speech & Language Therapists working with pupils with CI or hearing aids in mainstream, resource base and deaf school se... Read more >

May 12, 2017

Babies and Toddlers with Cochlear Implants: A Sound Start

More and more children are receiving implants in the first year of life. This day will explore the assessment and management issues for teachers and therapists when supporting deaf babies and toddlers with cochlear implants and their families. It will also explore mod... Read more >

May 3, 2017

LEGO Therapy

By providing a joint interest and goal, LEGO® building can become a medium for social development such as sharing, turn-taking, communication, listening, making eye-contact, and following social rules. During a Bricks for Autism Training Day Dr Gina Gomez de la ... Read more >

May 5, 2017

Developing Language and Literacy in the Early Years

Children begin the process of becoming literate from birth well before they begin formal education. These early years are a critical time for developing strong language skills alongside laying foundations for learning to read and write. This workshop will focus on ide... Read more >

June 5, 2017

Complex Needs Week

You are welcome to join us for individual days, £100, or join us for all four days for £300 Do you work with deaf children who have additional needs? Want to learn more on what deaf children with complex needs require to be best supported by teachers of ... Read more >

June 12, 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