Course for Parents and Carers of Year 7 Pupils

Posted on: 17/10/2019

Nower Hill has organised a practical training course 'Let’s Talk with 10-14s' for Year 7 parents wanting some key skills and knowledge.

The course provides information about the development of language and communication, how to recognise difficulties with speech, language and communication and how to support children as they move from primary to secondary school. It gives ‘Helpful Hints’ with ideas to promote different aspects of communication with a special section on supporting young people with their homework. The focus is on understanding the particular challenges that young people with speech, language and communication face in a secondary environment and how to help them.

Participants are required to commit to 5 weekly sessions running throughout November 2019 and will receive:

• Teaching from a qualified speech and language therapist

• Information on exploring communication: typical development and difficulties young people can experience

• An illustrated workbook full of practical tips and ideas which provides a rich source of strategies and information

• A certificate for the Let’s Talk with 10-14s course.

The course is free for qualifying participants and takes place weekly onsite at Nower Hill High School on 1,8,15,22,29 November, from 9-11am.

To register to attend please complete the online booking form.

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