Derbyshire Language Scheme



This course will be a 2 day workshop skilling participants in using the Derbyshire Language Scheme to assess receptive and expressive language and plan intervention programmes. This certificate level course will introduce participants to the full extent of the scheme.

Learning Outcomes

  • To understand the background and design features of the Derbyshire Language Scheme

  • To be able to use the assessment sections of the programme at all levels

  • To be able to use the assessment to design appropriate treatment using the Derbyshire Teaching sections at each level of the programme

  • To be able to use the Derbyshire Language programme to set up and run group therapy sessions

  • To understand how to use the programme alongside other professional colleagues


  • Speech and Language Therapists and Speech and Language Therapy Assistants who work with children


2 Day Programme consisting of lectures, practical's and group work.

Confirmations will be sent by email after the closing date.

Tutors: Brid Tate and Rosemary Sleator

Please Note: Places will not be allocated until after the closing date.  You will be informed of the outcome of your application via e-mail

Participants must bring the Derbyshire Language Scheme Teaching Manuals Volumes 1 & 2 and the Derbyshire Language Scheme Picture Test Booklet.

These do not need to be purchased but can be borrowed from your Speech & Language Therapy department.



Key Areas to be Covered

Assessment and treatment techniques using the Derbyshire Language Scheme




Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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