Stuttering therapy for school age children should be approached with the right tools

This one day workshop is a practical ‘hands on’ workshop for Speech Language Therapists working with school aged children (5-8 years old) who stutter. The workshop is interactive with case studies, videos and role plays used to enhance learning. A half day workshop, offered three months later, is a follow up 'hands on' session which will provide you with the opportunity to practice specific techniques and discuss case studies.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

  • a theoretical understanding of the available evidence for different treatment and approaches
  • the knowledge to assess and provide treatment for this client group
  • the opportunity to practice specific techniques/therapy approaches
  • an understanding of how feelings and attitudes can impact children who stutter
  • strategies to help children deal with teasing and bullying

2020 courses:

Dunedin
Tuesday 9 June 9am - 4:30pm
Follow up workshop date still to be confirmed
MoE Dunedin office
$220 (full day workshop) + $110 (follow up workshop)

Wellington
Wednesday 10 June 9am - 4:30pm
Follow up workshop date still to be confirmed
MoE Lower Hutt office
$220 (full day workshop) + $110 (follow up workshop)

Auckland
Wednesday 5 August 9am - 4:30pm
START Greenlane office
$220 (full day workshop) + $110 (follow up workshop)

Testimonials

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May 2019 - Christchurch

“Spread the word – so that more SLTs can have the opportunity to understand the range of interventions and help PWS (people who stutter).  Thank you both so very much.  Very well done”

“A lot of practical strategies that I can put into practice straight away”

“Real life examples and lots of time for questions.  Well explained points and organised presentation”.

“It’s great to ask questions ‘in the moment’.  You make it such a safe environment to ask questions and make comments”

August 2019 – Auckland

“Wonderful presenters!  Great strategies and advice on where to start.  Really encouraging to know that we can contact you.  I could listen to you both all day!”

“Very practical – provided with strategies I can apply to my practice”

“Range of tools and rationale – very comprehensive”

“Great workshop – practical, presenters are experts in the field and answered all questions.  Thank you for a great learning day”.

“Practical and up-to-date research information.  Enjoyed the demonstrations of the techniques and great to see the resources available”

“Friendly and approachable presenters.  Lots of chance to questions.  Practical ideas.  Thank you for a very thought provoking and practical course”

Get in touch to find out more or book in for this workshop