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Summer of SEND 2022 - Health events for practitioners

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Friday 10th June 10am to 11:30am - ONLINE ADHD in Children and Young people: Challenges, Strengths and Treatment Options

Join consultant community paediatrician Dr Yemula  to explore ADHD in children and young people, including challenges, strengths and treatment options

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join consultant community paediatrician Dr Yemula to explore ADHD in children and young people, including challenges, strengths and treatment options. 

Monday 13th of June from 9:30am to 11:30am - ONLINE Supporting speech language and communication needs with Becky Crouch (SLT)

A universal workshop to develop knowledge and understanding of speech, language, and communication development. 

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Monday 20th June 9:30 to 11:30am ONLINE Early Years Speech and Language Toolkit with Becky Crouch (SLT)

A workshop exploring the ‘Bedford Early Years Communication and Language Toolkit’. This locally produced toolkit enables practitioners to assess a child’s speech, language and communication needs and identifies strategies which can then be used based on this assessment.  

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Tuesday 5th July 9:30am to 11am - What does a Speech & Language Therapist Do?

This session is about;

  • Helping you understand when a child may benefit from support from a speech therapist
  • Information about how and where we work
  • How we support children with their speech and language development
  • How we can support parents and those working with the child

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Monday 11th July - 9:30 to 11:30am, ONLINE Help your child with unclear speech with Rachel Hadfield (SLT)

This workshop will help develop knowledge and understanding of speech sound development in children. How speech sounds (pronunciation of sounds) develop in children, what errors can be seen and what strategies and games can be played to support them.

Please note this is universal advice and useful for children at the start of their speech therapy journey and not appropriate for child who have already received specialised advice by a speech and language therapist.

Friday 15th July 10am to 11:30am Dr Banerjee/Elizabeth Taylor/Sharone Albone Sleep Disorders in Children

We will start with sleep disorders in children followed by some useful strategies to implement for a better night-time sleep.

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Tuesday 19th July 10:30am to 12 noon - Paediatric Occupational Therapy (OT): How we can help support the development of children’s daily activities.

This workshop will explore and showcase universal service information including functional and sensory information in line with the following service statement, which was co-produced with the parent carer forum.

Developed from the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) 2012,

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