Upcoming Training Event

Talk Boost KS1
3rd November 2016 – Dryden Centre – 9.00-3.00pm

Talk Boost is a targeted and evidenced based intervention, which supports language delayed children in KS1 to make significant progress with their language and communication skills. Developed by I CAN and Communication Trust this structured programme can boost a child’s communication by an average of 18 months after 10 weeks of intervention.

The day will cover:

  • Importance of good speech, language and communication
  • Selecting children who would benefit from Talk Boost
  • Using Talk Boost: content and activities
  • Activities, resources and planning for intervention
  • Engaging parents

Who is it for?:

Staff in mainstream settings working with pupils in Reception and Key Stage 1; training should be attended by teacher and teaching assistant from the setting

Venue: Dryden Centre

Costs: £640 per pair (this includes a Talk Boost Pack and Toolkit worth £480)

Full details in New CPD brochure for 2016-2017 page 23

 

Contacts

Carol Chilvers

Carol Chilvers

Liaison Teacher SLCN

0191 433 8540
carolchilvers@gateshead.gov.uk

 

Jenny Edwards

Jenny Edwards

Liaison Teacher SLCN

0191 433 8539
jennyedwards@gateshead.gov.uk

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