New Format


Working with d/Deaf People- Part 1: 

Developing Specialist Skills in

Assessment and Therapy

New Format for this popular and essential course

for Speech and Language Therapists

working with d/Deaf People

Individually tailored, dynamic on-line course

designed to suit the needs of the therapist. 

5 Modules  with 5 Individual x 1 hour Tutorials

Timeframe to suit the therapist- approximately 25 hours directed study


120-page bound Handbook

Directed study workbooks

Access to all videos, PowerPoint and other material 


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"I really enjoyed the online format and feel this is accessible around working/family life – especially in the current climate"
Lydia Sept 2021
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".

An introduction to working with d/Deaf People
for Speech and Language Therapists

Four half day presentations spread over 2 or 4 days aimed at therapists
new to the field with a small number of d/Deaf people on their wider caseload 

N.B. Current Pandemic may affect this course being implemented


Two full days or 4 half day presentations

  • Cost is £200 per participant (minimum of 10 people)

  • Venue in Central London or can be arranged in conjunction with participating Trusts


Whole Trust/School Format 

  • Two full days or four half days spread over 2-4 weeks 

  • Flexible course dates 

  • Minimum of 6 people

  • Please contact to discuss costs (to include any lecturer travel)

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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. 


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