SHAPE CODING system: Part 1 Accredited
The SHAPE CODING system is primarily for children and young people with language disorders aged 7-20, but it has also been successfully used with younger children, children with hearing impairment, children with Down syndrome and adults with acquired aphasia.
The system uses a visual coding system to show a child the rules for how words are put together in sentences, to develop the child’s understanding of spoken and written grammar and to develop their ability to use grammar successfully to express themselves.
- A system to develop grammar and help a child express themselves more effectively
- A system to develop sentence structure
- Supports written language
- Links well with school and literacy
For SLT staff-particularly relevant to SLT’s working with clients with Developmental Language Disorder aged 7yrs-20yrs.
Appropriate for use within the school setting. Susan Ebbels indicated that this approach has also been successfully used with younger children, children with hearing impairment, children with Down syndrome and adults with acquired aphasia.
Lecture based training with practical workshops
All attendees will need to sign an agreement stating that, following the course, they will not deliver Shape Coding training courses to others (unless they have attended a Train the Trainer course), or charge others when discussing their learning from this course.
Course Tutor: Susan Ebbels, Director Moor House Research and Training Institute and Highly Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Please note places will not be allocated until after the closing date. You will be notified of the outcome of your application via email.
Key Areas to be Covered
Training on the basics of the SHAPE CODING system
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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