Free conference/meet up for families with children with Verbal Dyspraxia - 13th September
Tuesday 5 September 2017
Date: 13 September
A free conference/meet up for families with children with Verbal Dyspraxia (i.e., the speech disorder) with speakers from the Nuffield and from Afasic.
Verbal Dyspraxia Conference and Meet Up
13 September 2017, from 10.30am to 3pm
At: Zetland House 5-25 Scrutton St, London EC2A 4HJ
10.30am: arrive and coffee
11am: Introduction – Hayley Kohn – parent - https://www.facebook.com/groups/verbaldyspraxia/
11.30am: Talk by Dr. Pamela Williams PhD FRCSLT HCPC (reg)
Consultant Speech and Language Therapist/Team Manager (Developmental disorders)
Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre
How the Nuffield programme works; How to get referred; Recommendations whilst waiting for referral; How to combine with local therapists to get the programme delivered; How to re-enforce in schools; What to do if a child’s progress stagnates or if they continue to struggle with certain speech sounds as they get older.
12.30pm: Afasic – Alison Huneke, Helpline Manager
Language and speech units. How Afasic can help.
1pm: Break for lunch and chat
2pm: Afasic – Alison Huneke, Helpline Manager: Special education needs and the law. Disability Living Allowance.
3pm: – Home