Moor House offers training courses for Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs), Occupational Therapists (OTs) and those working within Education. We provide certified training to professionals outside of Moor House including Makaton Foundation training, Enhancement Workshops and accredited courses in the SHAPE CODINGTM system.

Bespoke training sessions can be provided to primary schools, secondary schools and Further Education Colleges, with training suited to requirements of the staff and students at the establishment. Workshops can focus on specific aspects of speech, language and communication difficulties, or on motor and sensory difficulties. 

We also host open days for professionals and debates to share knowledge and good practice. 

For any new course requests for professionals, for your school or college, please contact training@moorhouseschool.co.uk 

Our courses

In addition to the courses listed below, the highly specialist and experienced multi-disciplinary team at Moor House Research and Training Institute provides bespoke training courses and INSET workshops on a variety of topics related to the field of Special Educational Needs for both specialist and mainstream professionals. For more information on the types of courses available and how to book, click here 

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The SHAPE CODING systemTM - Part 1

This course is suitable for those with limited or no prior knowledge of the Shape Coding System and is aimed at Speech and Language Therapists and teachers, although others are welcome to attend.

The course teaches attendees the basics of the Shape Coding System and how to use it with children who have language difficulties. It includes practical sessions to improve understanding of the system and ideas for how to introduce it to children in the classroom or small groups.

Date(s): 14th March, 16th May 2019 or NEW online course coming soon

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The SHAPE CODING systemTM - Part 2

This course is suitable for those who have either attended The Shape Coding System Part 1 course or who have read the published articles and used the system with a range of children.

It is aimed at Speech and Language Therapists and Teachers who have further questions and who wish to advance their knowledge of the Shape Coding System.

Date(s): 2nd July 2019

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The SHAPE CODING systemTM - Train the Trainer

This course is suitable for those who have attended both Part 1 and 2 courses on the SHAPE CODINGTM system and wish to deliver Part 1 courses to others.

In order to apply for this course, certain requirements must be met. Dates will be arranged directly with applicants.

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The current evidence base for school-aged children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

This course aims to update Speech and Language Therapists (and other interested professionals) on the current evidence base for intervention for school-aged children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

It will focus predominantly on the effectiveness of different methods of service delivery, comprehension and production at the word, sentence and narrative level.

Date(s): 18th June 2019

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Makaton Two-Day Foundation Course

This Two-Day Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information.

The workshop will enable you to learn and practise with other people, share your experiences and receive feedback on your signing and symbol work.

Date(s): 24 & 25th April 2019

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Get in touch

For more information or to book any of our courses please contact us via training@moorhouseschool.co.uk or call 01883 712271

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