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Swindon Packs course for Speech & Language Therapists

The Swindon Stammering Service are running a two-day course in October for Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) hoping to develop their skills working with young people who stammer.

Location: Swindon

Date: 17th-18th October 2019 (9:30am-4pm on both days)

Cost: £178

The Swindon Stammering Service, in partnership with The Fluency Trust, provides residential speech and language therapy with outdoor activities for children and teenagers. They also run a two-day course for SLTs looking at:

  • ideas on setting up and running groups for young people who stammer
  • introducing strategies to young people who stammer
  • working with parents
  • outcome measures
  • using Solution Focused Practice with young people and with parents
  • setting up groups in your area
  • discussion of the Swindon Packs. These are full of practical activities and handouts that can be used for group work or individual therapy. Swindon’s outcome measure charts are also included.
  • Lunch and refreshments are included.

If you'd like to book your place, email Gaby Smith at gsmith@swindon.gov.uk

To find out more about the course, go to https://thefluencytrust.org.uk/training.html