Training & Consulting

What I offer:

Practical and collaborative training workshops, personalised to meet the needs of your team. Helping you to effectively support individuals with speech, language and communication needs.

Person-centred training focussed on the the specific needs of an individual. Helping clients to communicate effectively and become an active part of your organisation.

Fun, active workshops with a focus on communication skills, developing confidence in speaking, listening and communicating effectively.

Bespoke training aimed at specific areas identified by your organisation.

To whom?

  • Nursery, pre-school and Schools.
  • Independent Schools. Find out more…
  • Parents, families and carers
  • Day and residential care settings.
  • Adults, families and carers.
  • Community groups.
  • Charities and voluntary organisations.
  • Speech and Language Therapists  (Clinical Supervision, Coaching)

Range of workshops:

  • Attention, listening and language groups for pre-school children. 
  • Baby signing group for parents and families.
  • Hanen approaches for language development (individual families or groups).
  • Early years training: developing early communication, listening and talking.
  • Speech and associated literacy difficulties in the school setting.
  • Supporting children with language delay/disorder.
  • Supporting children with social communication difficulties and Autism.
  • Hanen approaches with Autism.
  • Visual timetables.
  • Objects of reference and using symbols.
  • Choice making and requesting.
  • Developing Communication Passports.
  • Creating a supportive classroom environment for individuals with Autism.
  • Communication challenges and how to find a way through them.
  • Using a Total Communication approach in your setting.
  • Creating a supportive environment for individuals with speech, language and communication needs.

Bespoke training - how does it work?

  • An Initial discussion of skills and training needs within your team.
  • Observation of clients and staff within your setting.
  • Recording video footage (with consent) to provide real life examples to use in training.
  • Flexible, interactive and fun training sessions to meet the needs of your team.
  • Follow-up sessions for questions, problem solving and coaching.
  • A cost-effective package providing specific support for your team and setting.
  • Face-to-face or online training is available.

Other services:

  • Clinical Supervision.
  • Coaching
  • Solution Focussed Brief Therapy

 

 

How can I help?

If I can help you, or someone you care for, please get in touch for an informal chat.

Latest News

Friday, June 5th 2020

'Speech Therapy in lockdown'.

A message from a family receiving therapy under lockdown. What a lovely way to start June. Dear Kate We only updated the social communication sheet yesterday and are amazed by the amount of progress our son has made since February. We are thrilled with the changes - not just the n... Full Story...

Monday, February 24th 2020

Behind the scenes....

Behind the scenes: My Working Week. Monday 17th February: I am out of the door at 8am, leaving 2 teenagers snoozing in bed! It’s half term week. One of my visits was cancelled due to a poorly child so it’s one visit and back to the office. The round trip is about 3 h... Full Story...
Testimonials
Our daughter (aged 4.5 years) has been seeing Kate via Skype sessions for almost a year now and the difference in her speech is phenomenal!
Family in the Middle East who have been receiving therapy via Skype/Zoom