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Communicating clearly together

Joint BATOD - SLT Conference

Saturday 13 March 2010

09.30 – 16.15

St Cecilia’s, Wandsworth Church of England School, Sutherland Grove, Wandsworth, London SW18 5JR

web photo album of the event

Programme

09.15Registration, Exhibition, Coffee
09.50Welcome and Introduction, Ann Underwood BATOD President 2008-2010
10.00

Communicating clearly: deafness, language and the brain
keynote speaker Bencie Woll, DCAL

11.00-12.00Workshop 1
A Are Johnny and Miranda doing OK with their cochlear implants?
C. Early years – protocols, joint visits  ToD and SLT joint visits
H. Teenagers - confidence and self-esteem/social use of language
J. ‘Value-added’ with particular emphasis on materials collected in joint assessments and linguistic developments and practices
M. Profile of Actual Linguistic Skills (PALS)
R. Accelerated reading for secondary age deaf pupils
S. Developmental frameworks – are we testing/assessing purposefully?
  T. Phonological awareness, and U. THRASS and Visual Phonics and Cued English
X. Collaborative working between Speech & Language Therapists and ToDs

12.15-13.15Workshop 2
D. Joint assessment (STASS and STAP)
E. FM: when and how?
F. Joint target setting
G. Breaking the news – follow up from diagnosis
  K. Inclusion Development Programme
N. ToDs, SLTs and AVTs Working Together Towards a Common Goal
P. ToD/SALT collaboration in the post-16 sector
Q. Personal understanding of deafness
V. Life and Deaf poetry - Helena Ballard will be available during lunch time near the BATOD stand and will bring a few copies of the original Life and Deaf book and the Workbook and is happy to chat about it during session 2

13.30-14.30

BATOD AGM and BATOD Foundation launch
SLT meeting

14.45-15.45Workshop 3
A. Are Johnny and Miranda doing OK with their cochlear implants?
C. Early years – protocols, joint visits  ToD and SLT joint visits
E. FM: when and how?
G. Breaking the news – follow up from diagnosis 
H. Teenagers - confidence and self-esteem/social use of language
J. ‘Value-added’ with particular emphasis on materials collected in joint assessments and linguistic developments and practices
M. Profile of Actual Linguistic Skills (PALS)
R. Accelerated reading for secondary age deaf pupils
S. Developmental frameworks – are we testing/assessing purposefully? 
T. Phonological awareness and U. THRASS and Visual Phonics and Cued English

15.45-16.15Plenary and Conference Close - Gary Anderson President 2010-2012

Workshop details are available on the BATOD website
Delegates may opt to attend all three workshops or otherwise and take their lunch time accordingly. Lunch will be available between 12.00 and 13.30
BATOD Conference Committee reserves the right to change the speakers and workshop titles if necessary whilst retaining the subject of the Conference.

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