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CSD Essential Courses:
Working with d/Deaf People Part 1 and Part 2

Working with d/Deaf People- Part 1:

Developing Specialist Skills

in Assessment and Therapy

This popular and essential course

for Speech and Language Therapists

specialising in working with d/Deaf People

has now been adapted to be accessed flexibly with 

individual Tutorials offered via a remote platform

5 Modules  with 5 Individual x 1 hour Tutorials

2023 Cost: £600

Timeframe for the course to suit the therapist-

approximately 25 hours self directed study spread over 4-6 months


120-page bound Handbook

Directed study workbooks

Access to all videos, PowerPoint and other material 


"The structure of the course works very well for me, having the tutorials spaced to fit in with my schedule and having the written materials provided in advance to go through at my own pace."
Francis March 2023
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Things I enjoyed about the teaching:
"-video explanation accompanying PowerPoint, added to understanding of the more difficult parts
-Tutorials – enables time to ask and clarify and gave confidence and motivation".
"I really enjoyed the online format and feel this is accessible around working/family life – especially in the current climate"
Lydia Sept 2021

Working with d/Deaf People- Part 2:
Using the PETAL assessment and working on Speech Intelligibility

One or Two day short course

** Develop transcription skills

** Learn the PETAL Speech Assessment approach. 


Training for 1-4 therapists at their own workplace or delivered remotely to suit their needs.


Cost: on application

Topics Covered:

  • Phonetic vs. phonological analysis

  • Segmental features deaf speech

  • Transcription

  • Acoustic phonetics

  • Auditory training

  • Speech intelligibility therapy

  • Details of the PETAL procedure: Data collection, analysis and summary

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If you have just started in working with deaf people
you may like this introductory course:
Hosted by Course Beetle:

Introduction to working with d/Deaf people
A 4-part online training package designed to develop competencies and confidence in working as a speech and language therapist
beginning their work with deaf people.
Apply here for the Course Beetle Introductory Course
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