Do you wish you knew more about how to help your child's language and communication?
Lets talk with Under 5's is an accredited course delivered over six two-hour workshops with an optional seventh which explores phonology.
Who is the course for?
This course is relevant to all parents of pre-school children, carers (including child minders) and pre-school practitioners wanting some key skills and knowledge. Completion of this course can lead to exploring the issues involved in more depth by attending our Speech and Language Support for Under 5's ten week course.
What do participants receive?
Teaching from qualified speech and language therapists and or an experienced teacher
Opportunities to discuss ideas to help children learn to listen, understand and talk
Information about communication difficulties children can experience
Opportunities to meet other pre-school practitioners, parents and carers
Information about normal speech and language development
An illustrated workbook full of practical tips and ideas which provides a rich source of individualised strategies and information to support a specific child
Accreditation if you would like it
Support needed to complete the workbook to achieve accreditation at level 1 though the Open College Network.
What is taught?
What is communication?
Play; the link between play and language.
Using words and sentence
Asking questions and sharing books
Helping children with unclear speech
The sessions are very practical, there are opportunities to:
Think about you child's communication
Try new ideas
Choose activities specifically for you
Discuss a range of issues
Practise using ideas at home or in the work place
Gain recognition for taking part in the course by recording your ideas, observations and activities in a booklet. You can gain a certificate from the Open College Network South West which is part of Plymouth University. This could help you with employment opportunities. You will be given support and encouragement to achieve this goal.
There is a course running in the Uttoxeter, Stafford and Lichfield areas very soon. To register your interest email firstname.lastname@example.org