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Training for Parents

Training for Parents

Our speech and language therapists run a number of training courses for parents, both in early years and at school age.  Please check you are looking at the appropriate course for the age of your child. See details and leaflets below.

We apologise that we are unable to run SLT Drop-in Advice Sessions, family information sessions or training at this time. Please contact us via our Telephone Advice Line 07825 016 335 or by email sirona.slt@nhs.net​ for advice and support. You may also find our YouTube channel or the BBC's Tiny Happy People website and Hanen Centre's Tips for Parents helpful.

 

Early Years
 

Sorting Out Sounds

This is a course for parents of pre-school children giving ideas on supporting their child’s speech sounds and suggesting some game to try at home.

 

School Age

These courses are being run for parents with school age children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

 

Getting Started with PECS for Parents

An introduction to using Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) at home. For parents and carers that have children who have ASD &/or Social Communication Difficulties, and are non-verbal or using limited language.

 

Getting Started with Signing for Parents

An introduction to sign language for parents, carers and families of children who would benefit from sign.

 

Encouraging Communication at Home

For Parents and Families to understand and learn about language development and how to make their home communication friendly.  For young children or those with a language delay.