Speech therapy

Speech therapy

Speech therapy courses at City Lit provide specialised training for adults who stammer. The speech therapy team have been offering specialist courses and support for adults who stammer or stutter for over 40 years and is viewed as a UK national and international centre of excellence. A team of highly experienced specialist speech and language therapists teach a broad range of courses, including day-time intensive courses, evening courses and short workshops, as well as a well developed follow-up programme to provide ongoing support. The team also offer professional training courses for qualified speech and language therapists.

Learn more about how you can manage your stammering by watching a video of City Lit learner Alfanso who talks about his stammer and how taking an intensive stammering management course at City Lit has made a life-changing difference to his speech. Alfanso talks before and after he attended the course – you’ll see the transformation for yourself.

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  1. Communication group for people with aphasia

    Course Date: Wed 30 Sep 2015
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience some difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? In this group you can learn additional ways to help your communication. The activities will include social conversations and discussions with a chance to share your experiences as well as some structured work.
    Full fee: £217.00
    Senior fee: £132.00
    Concession: £54.00

  2. Effective communication in the workplace

    Course Date: Mon 18 Apr 2016
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Develop your personal effectiveness in the workplace, working on issues including using the telephone, interview techniques, presentation skills and communicating in meetings.
    Full fee: £135.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £82.00

  3. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.
    Full fee: £340.00
    Senior fee: £340.00
    Concession: £340.00

  4. Intensive stammering therapy for those with less time

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jul 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work on identifying your particular pattern of stammering and learn to manage it more easily by developing ways to reduce your negative thoughts and feelings about stammering. You will also work on reducing avoidance behaviours and learn strategies to help you speak more easily.

    This course runs between these dates: 11-15 July; 12-13 Sep.
    Full fee: £262.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £57.00

  5. Mindfulness for people who stammer

    Course Date: Tue 3 May 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to focus your awareness, cultivate calmness and develop non judgemental acceptance, using a range of meditation practices. Apply speech techniques more effectively and facilitate your work on avoidance reduction. Fee includes the cost of three CDs that are essential for the course.
    Full fee: £118.00
    Senior fee: £118.00
    Concession: £75.00

  6. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Course Date: Wed 27 Apr 2016
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies in a supportive group. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.
    Full fee: £135.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £82.00

  7. SLT-facilitated aphasia groups

    Course Date: Tue 28 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills in facilitating conversation groups for people with Aphasia in this interactive and practical workshop.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £75.00

  8. Speaking circle for people who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 6 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Participate in a speaking circle and find out how to enhance the way you come across to others, develop your own speaking style and discover the real you. This unique approach will help you to increase your confidence in speaking to groups.
    Full fee: £60.00
    Senior fee: £60.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 7 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This workshop covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the opportunity to meet clients.
    Full fee: £112.00
    Senior fee: £112.00
    Concession: £68.00

  10. Stage 1: stammering therapy

    Course Date: Thu 28 Jan 2016
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    On this course you will learn strategies to help you speak more easily, as well as work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reduce avoidance strategies and develop self-confidence.
    Full fee: £235.00
    Senior fee: £235.00
    Concession: £143.00

  11. Total communication group

    Course Date: Wed 30 Sep 2015
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have significant difficulties expressing yourself and understanding what other people say? Develop your communication skills and discover new strategies such as using pictures, gestures and facial expressions to support your speech in this small group.
    Full fee: £217.00
    Senior fee: £132.00
    Concession: £54.00

  12. Total communication group: moving on

    Course Date: Wed 30 Sep 2015
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience considerable difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? Extend your communication skills in a supportive group. Use total communication strategies such as gestures and pictures to effectively get your point across in conversations.
    Full fee: £217.00
    Senior fee: £132.00
    Concession: £54.00

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