Workshops

Introduction to Speech Pathology for parents

(FREE 1 hour presentation)

  • What is speech, language, literacy and play?

  • What is the normal development of these skills?

  • What can I do to assist my child to develop language skills?

  • What can I do to assist my child to develop speech skills?

DIY Speech Pathology for parents (separate workshops)

  1. DIY Speech / Articulation Intervention for Parents

  2. DIY Language Intervention for Parents

Stress and Intonation (YouTube Series by Jennifer)

Fantastic externally sourced series on how to understand prosody or intonation in our English language. Fantastic for those who speak in monotone e.g. those on the autistic spectrum.

HANEN It Takes Two to Talk Parent Program

6 Workshops & 3 home visits + resources ($900); minimum of 6 families required to run this program

Refer to the HANEN website for more detail on this world-renowned, proven program. As a HANEN certified progfressional I am trained to run this program. It you would like more information or would like to register your interest in attending one of these programs, please contact me.

Introduction to Speech Pathology for teachers  

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • What are the skills required for age appropriate communication levels?

  • What is the normal development of these skills?

  • What tips can you give parents to develop these skills?

  • What are some general ideas for the preschool / school setting?

Identifying a Child with a Language or Speech delay in the Preschool Setting 

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • What are the steps in identifying a language or speech delay - risk factors and screening tools

  • Practical skills to using screening tools

  • Where and when to refer

Working with Children with a Language delay in the Preschool / School Setting 

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • Theory on proven techniques for working on language skills in the preschool or school aged setting

  • How to work with the Speech Pathologist

  • How to work with the Parents

  • Practical skills using the language therapy strategies

Working with Children with a Speech delay in the Preschool / School Setting 

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • Theory on proven techniques for working on language skills in the preschool or school aged setting

  • How to work with the Speech Pathologist

  • How to work with the Parents

  • Practical skills using the language therapy strategies

 

Working with Literacy Difficulties in the School Setting​ 

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • Understand the link between language, auditory processing skills and visual processing skills

  • Screening tools for literacy skills

  • Understand the multi-modal inputs required for the acquisition of literacy skills

  • How to improve literacy skills  with those who are struggling

Developing Pre-Literacy Skills in the Preschool Setting

2.5 hours (LOW COST - please contact for fee)

  • Understand the link between language, auditory processing skills and visual processing skills

  • Screening tools for pre-literacy skills

  • Understand the multi-modal inputs required for the acquisition of literacy skills

  • How to improve pre-literacy skills  with those who are at risk or struggling

Understanding Orofacial Myology for Speech Pathologist

4 hours ($100 per participant - please contact me for next workshop date)

  • Position of Peak Bodies

  • What is Orofacial Myology

  • Cause & Effects: Face & Teeth, Posture, Airways, Speech, Lang, Swallowing, Voice, General Health

  • Implications for the SP

  • Prevalence

  • Screening & Assessment

  • Detection to Treatment

  • Goals & Benefit of Treatment

  • Treatment Method

  • Does OM work?

  • Key thoughts for the Speech Pathologist

Tues:  9am - 4.30pm 

Thurs: 9am - 4.30pm 

By Appointment Only.

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