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Reluctant Talkers in Schools
Thursday 4th March 2021, 09:00 - 12:30

When booking please use the email of the delegate attending the training.

Who is it for: -
For SENDCos, class teachers, teaching assistants, family support facilitators, subject teachers, behaviour and learning mentors, pastoral staff who may be supporting children who are reluctant talkers or who present as selectively mute.


Areas Covered: -

  • The needs of children who are reluctant talkers in the Classroom.
  • How reluctant talkers can be supported in developing their confidence in communicating.
  • Strategies and guidance in planning an intervention for these children.



Course Outcomes: -

  • Be able to develop their understanding of the needs of reluctant talkers.
  • Understand the relationship between anxiety and their reluctance talk.
  • Leave with a variety of approaches to support children in developing their confidence in communicating.
  • Be able to plan a small stepped intervention to support confidence in communicating.
  • Know how to access additional support and advice for reluctant talkers



For further information contact: louise.sanders@leicester.gov.uk

Duration: -
Half day
Fee: -
£75 per

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2712
Date: Thursday 4th March 2021
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£75 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: Course delivered via Microsoft Teams

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