Mable Therapy-Speech and Language Package

Mable Therapy-Speech and Language Package

Course provided by Mable Therapy

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 9 hours study time

  • Teacher training and education

  • £399.00

  • Level Primary & Secondary

About this course

The Mable Academy’s Speech and Language Package gives your staff the confidence and support to identify students who may require speech and language services, for special educational needs.Each of our courses are made up of short, easy-to-digest, video modules which are written and delivered by our expert speech and language therapists. Our team of therapists and specialists share their expertise on identifying, understanding, and supporting issues such as hearing impairment, and language and communication difficulties. Each accredited course is designedto enable your staff to attain the skills and confidence to spot and address speech and language difficulties.Mable Academy’s Speech and Language Courses:1. Identifying Children with Speech, Language and Communication DifficultiesSpecialist Speech & Language Therapist, and Founder of Mable, Martha Currie, shares her expertise on the fundamentals of what speech and language therapy is, and provides an introduction to some of the methods that are used.2. Creating a Communication Friendly ClassroomWith a wealth of experience spanning across speech, language and communication needs, including stammering, language disorders, and SEMH, Speech & Language Therapist, Emily Woodhouse, explores adaptations teachers can make in the classroom, to ensure that it is an inclusive and accessible learning environment for every student.3. The Link Between Behaviour and CommunicationSpecialist in working with young people with SEMH needs and social communication disorders, Alicia Lynch heads up Speech and Language Therapy at Mable Therapy. Within this course, the Specialist Speech & Language Therapist delves into the strong link between social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) and language; offering strategies on how teachers can aid language development in students with SEMH in the classroom.4. Teaching Vocabulary in the ClassroomWith almost 20 years experience working in a variety of children’s settings, Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, Lorraine Bamblett, explains the importance of vocabulary learning and how vocabulary levels in primary predict the outcome of GCSEs more than any other measure.Within this course, Lorraine shares a bank of ideas on how to tackle this within the classroom, and how to identify and work with students that have particular issues with vocabulary learning.5. Introduction to Social Communication DisordersQualified specialist in SEMH and social communication disorders, Alicia Lynch, discusses the features of social communication disorders and considers the larger long-term implications of this. Within this mini-course, teachers will learn strategies to use in the classroom, and ways of identifying students who require additional support.6. Identifying and Helping Children with Selective MutismWithin this course, qualified specialist in SEMH and social communication disorders, Alicia Lynch, provides an overview of what selective mutism means and the impact it has in the classroom. Covering both informal and formal treatment approaches, teachers will be offered strategies to build confidence in supporting students with selective mutism.7. Strategies to Support Children with Hearing ImpairmentUsing her extensive background of working in areas such as SEMH, ASD and hearing impairment, Specialist Speech & Language Therapist and Founder of Mable, Martha Currie, shares the different types of hearing aids and discusses classroom acoustics. Within this course, teachers will develop an understanding of what it means to have a hearing impairment and how they can support students.8. How to Use Picture Exchange SystemsQualified Speech & Language Therapist, Emily Woodhouse, has extensive experience of working with children with a range of speech, language and communication needs. In this short course, Emily explores how symbol exchanges can be used to encourage communication skills, among students who are not able to communicate verbally, and therefore require an effectivesystem in place to help them achieve their wants, needs and opinions.9. Understanding and Supporting Children with Executive Functioning Difficulties Speech, language and communication needs specialist, and qualified Speech & Language Therapist, Emily Woodhouse, highlights the red flags to watch out for in the classroom, when identifying children with executive function difficulties. Emily will share tools to help spot the signs, as well as tips on effective support strategies, for those students who may appear to seem unmotivated or make ‘careless’ errors in their work.ISBN 9781292416496 (Small)ISBN 9781292416427 (Large)

Learning outcomes

  1. Identifying Children with Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties
  2. Creating a Communication Friendly Classroom
  3. The Link Between Behaviour and Communication
  4. Teaching Vocabulary in the Classroom
  5. Introduction to Social Communication Disorders
  6. Identifying and Helping Children with Selective Mutism