Stammering: A workshop for staff

Speech, language and communication skills develop in everyday situations throughout the day at home and school. This is a workshop for staff who work with children and young people who stammer.

By attending this workshop we hope you will:

  • Develop your awareness of what stammering is and how it can impact upon the life of the individual who stammers.
  • Gain an insight into what treatment / therapy for stammering looks like today.
  • Learn how to support children and young people who stammer and how to create a supportive and accepting environment in school.
  • Be aware of resources for use in school with children and young people who stammer.

Entry Criteria

  1. You are a member of staff working in a school in Luton and Bedfordshire.
  2. You are supporting a child who stammers who is at least 7 years old.
  3. You have been invited to this course by a Speech & Language Therapist.
  4. You are prepared to disseminate information to other members of staff.

Dates & How to Book

This course is by invitation only as recommended by a Speech and Language Therapist. This is a virtual workshop hosted on MS Teams.

Places are limited to 20 per workshop and a maximum of 2 staff members from the same setting may attend together.

Please note: As of 01.09.22 a penalty fee may be incurred for non-attendance.

Upcoming dates:

  • Tuesday 24th September, 13:30 – 15:00
  • Thursday 28th November, 15:00-16:30

To book a place please complete the booking form here.

Please note bookings for all courses will close 2 working days before the date of the training.