Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme NDP3® (1 or 2 days)

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Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme NDP3® (1 or 2 days)

What is this course?

The one-day course is suitable for speech and language therapists who want to update their knowledge of developmental verbal dyspraxia/childhood apraxia of speech and to learn how to use the latest edition of the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme (NDP3®) in their practice effectively. The optional second day will offer a deeper look at NDP3® with a focus on the “how to”: assess, plan treatment, implement therapy and manage cases. Participants will be able to carry out practical exercises in supported workshop sessions and to have the opportunity to problem solve case management issues and to raise clinical queries.

Start date Tuesday 21 April 2020

Further date/s Wednesday 22 April 2020

Time 9:30am - 4:30pm

Location The studio... 7 Cannon St, Birmingham B2 5EP

Fee Day 1 only: £230
Day 2 only: £195
Day 1 & 2: £350

Discounts available

Student discounts are also available, see individual booking forms for details.

Course presenter: Dr Pam Williams

Speech and Language Therapist and Honorary lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Williams retired from her clinical post as Consultant Speech & Language Therapist at the Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre, in December 2017, after more than 30 years’ service. Pam was involved in creating the original Nuffield Centre Dyspraxia Programme (NDP), published in 1985, and co-edited the current NDP (3rd edition) with her colleague Hilary Stephens. She has lectured widely in UK, Ireland, Europe & Australia, and continues to run training workshops on the subject of NDP and developmental verbal dyspraxia/childhood apraxia of speech.

Pam was a member of the working party who produced the RCSLT Policy Statement on Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia, published in November 2011 and is a former chair of the UK Dyspraxia Foundation Charity. She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in 2013, and is a current member of the Child Speech Disorder Research Network for UK and Ireland.

Why attend this course?

Day 1, the one-day NDP-3® course:

  • You want to update your knowledge of developmental verbal dyspraxia/childhood apraxia of speech
  • You want to learn more about the latest edition of the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme (third edition)
  • You want to understand the latest evidence-base for assessment, and diagnosis, intervention approaches and treatment intensity for children with DVD/CAS

Day 2, the additional intensive practical day:

  • You want to focus more on applying NDP3® to your clinical practice
  • You want to spend time trying out practical case study exercises with the support of a knowledgeable tutor
  • You want to problem solve case management issues

Course topics

Day 1

  • The nature of developmental verbal dyspraxia and the typical presenting difficulties of children with DVD/CAS
  • The current evidence -base for assessment and diagnosis, intervention approaches and service delivery
  • Key principles of the NDP3® Assessment, and the NDP3® treatment approach
  • A step by step guide to treatment planning using NDP3®, illustrated by clinical case studies

Day 2

  • How to analyse a child’s data in detail following the NDP3® Assessment guidance, to produce a case profile
  • How to create short- and longer-term treatment plans for specific cases utilising NDP3® methodology and how to apply these in therapy sessions
  • How to identify immediate needs, set general and specific treatment goals, select stimuli and resources to use in therapy and monitor progress

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