RCSLT Conference - Day 2

Following a busy and stimulating day yesterday we're ready for day two.

I will be available to discuss the new BEST language programme for children with language difficulties this morning in the Victoria suite downstairs.

Location:The Midland Hotel, Manchester

RCSLT Conference tomorrow

Come and see us at the poster sessions:

Building early sentences in your language: a service evaluation study of the ‘best’ home language intervention
Presented by Cristina McKean, Newcastle University and Sean Pert, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Hand out available on the web site www.B-E-S-T.org.uk

Location:Midland Hotel Manchester

New web site

The 'Building Early Sentences Therapy' has a web site:

www.B-E-S-T. org.uk

The site shows the language package for children with language disorder by Dr Cristina McKean, Dr Sean Pert and Dr Carol Stow.

Location:Rochdale, UK

Experienced Clinical Educators' Day

Do you include bilingual clients in student observation and case load?

What are students taught about this topic prior to placements?

Dr S. Pert

Location:Hulme Hall, Manchester

RCSLT Advisers' day

Dr Carol Stow and I are attending the RCSLT Advisers' day. Themes so far are evidence based practice, the political context and how best to provide Speech and Language Therapists, clients, commissioners and others with the best practice evidence.

Dr S. Pert

Location:City University, London

RCSLT Conference 11-12th September 2012

Dr Cristina McKean and I will be attending the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists' Conference at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, UK on 11-12th September 2012. We will be presenting a poster on the Building Early Sentences Therapy (BEST) language package for children aged 3-6 years with severe language impairment.

Further details are on the RCSLT web site.

NALDIC Quarterly 9.2

A full transcript of the NALDIC lecture on the BEST approach is now available in 'EAL and Additional Needs (Online) NALDIC Quarterly 9.2'.

NALDIC lecture available

I attended the NALDIC (National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum) Conference (November 26th 2011 at the Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds).

My lecture on Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and bilingual children is now available on the NALDIC website and YouTube:
  • Video - Part 4 (YouTube) - Case study of a 4 year old boy - Video case study not included to protect the confidentiality of the participant.

A transcript will appear in the NALDIC conference report.

Location:Leeds University
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