Better Start Educational Speech Pathologist are highly experienced in providing training seminars to a range of audiences including parent groups, school staff, child care workers and other professionals.
Workshops are tailored to meet your specific requirements. Small or large group bookings are welcome. Presentations and workshops are conducted at your centre or school for your convenience.
The cost of a workshop will vary depending on style and duration. Please contact us to make an enquiry.
Many schools and parent groups have a general idea about the topic they wish to explore. We can discuss your ideas further to meet your needs. Below are some suggestions for seminar topics to help get you started.
Speech Sound Development.
What’s normal? What’s not?
Vocabulary: The Building Block.
Key indicator for academic success.
Questioning in the Classroom.
Understanding children’s ability to respond to questions.
When should I refer?
Educational speech pathology. Indicators that warrant referral.
Language Development: Birth to Five Years.
What to expect and when.
Understanding the nature of a communication disability.
Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness and Phonics.
Explains the differences in these commonly used terms and provides practical suggestions for classroom activities.
The Literacy Tree
Explores the foundations that “grow” literate children.
Language to Literacy
The Oral Language to Print continuum.
Beyond first sounds.
Developing sound awareness for literacy success.
Program for Spelling Success
Understand spelling development and learn the components of a complete spelling program.
Reading and spelling: Essential skills.
Explores the critical elements of a literacy program
First Steps to School.
Getting your child ready for school learning.
Training workshops for Support Officers (ESOs & SSOs).
Maximise the ways you work with children.
Assisting the visual learner.
Inclusive Programming for students with learning difficulties.
Suggestions for the classroom. Implementing strategies for children with specific learning needs.
Better Start Education Services provides a visiting Speech Pathology service to children and their families in and around Adelaide and South Australia.
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