Communication happens throughout the day in every context that a child or young person spends time in.  Optimal development of speech, language and communication skills occurs when everyone who spends time with a children or young people is able to interact in a way that stimulates and supports development.

Training the children’s workforce is an integral part of the role of Speech and Language Therapy.  Hackney Speech and Language therapists run courses administered through the Hackney Learning Trust. Click here for details of the early years training programme, here for the  primary school training programmes and here for the secondary school training programmes.

The SaLT team are also able to run bespoke courses administered directly by the service.  A sample of topics that can be covered include:

  • Parent / Adult child interaction
  • Behavioural difficulties and communication skills
  • Ensuring communication friendly environments in classrooms
  • Autism awareness
  • Specific Language Impairment
  • Stammering
  • Spoken language, literacy and learning
  • Healthy voices

Please contact us to outline your requirements or speak to your School Link Speech and Language Therapist.