Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties and Disorders December 2022
Online Webinar: Wednesday 7th December at 6:30PM
This webinar is suitable for parents and other people working with young children who are experiencing or are at risk of, speech, language, and communication difficulties. The webinar aims to support an understanding of early language development and what to expect. To increase awareness of when early language may not be developing appropriately. Provide a general overview of types of communication difficulties and their characteristics. Discuss strategies to support children who present with these difficulties.
Elaine Baldwin, Paediatric Senior Speech & Language Therapist at Sensational Kids, West Cork
Elaine joined our team at Sensational Kids having graduated with an honours degree in speech & language therapy from University College Cork in 2012. Elaine has experience in the provision of individual and group therapy and assessments to children of all ages and all abilites. She has worked with children up to aged 18 years with varying needs including intellectual disability, developmental delay and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Recently Elaine has undertaken Auditory Verbal Therapy Training,Part 1 Working Through Audition, an RCSLT Approved & AG Bell Academy accredited six days of training with an LSLS Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist® to provide specialist speech & language therapy training to children with hearing loss using the techniques of auditory verbal therapy.
Following her graduation, Elaine worked with The Brothers of Charity also spent 9 months as a home tutor to a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. During this time she facilitated and conducted Hanen training programs that equip parents with valuable strategies to support and enhance their children’s language development. She also attained further qualifications in dysphagia (feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing disorders) and completed all supervised placement hours on site.
She continues to work closely with children’s families as part of multidisciplinary team intervention and collaboratively sets goals and develops treatment plans.
- Early Bird Rate for bookings made up until 16th November 2022: €20
- Regular Rate for bookings from 17th November to 30th November 2022: €25
- Late Booking Rate for bookings made on or after 30th November 2022: €30
This workshop will be delivered on Zoom and will last approx. 1 hour from 6:30-7:30PM