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					The Venue
Ramada Hotel & Resort, Birmingham, is set in spacious private grounds, overlooking
a picturesque lake in a peaceful setting. Penns Lane, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands,
B76 1LH Tel: 0121 351 3111 Web:                                                                                                                                          
Booking form
Please complete and return to the address below or                                              fax back to 01827 313005
  Supporting the Inclusion Development Program -                                                                                   Please select one workshop from the
  Speech, Language and Communication                                                                                               morning session and one workshop
  Friday 2nd May 2008                                                                                                              from the afternoon session.

  Workshops                                                                                                                        Morning                       Afternoon
                                                                                                                                   workshop                      workshop

  Language for Learning                                                                                                            W1                            W5

  Developing Narrative Skills                                                                                                      W2                            W6

  Social Aspects of Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties                                                                W3                            W7

  Social Aspects of Speech, Language and Communications Difficulties                                                               W4                            W8

Delegates will receive written confirmation of whether their booking has been successful. Delegates requiring
accommodation the night before the conference should contact the reservations desk at the Ramada Hotel direct
on 0121 351 3111 and ask for the nasen conference accommodation rate of £89 bed and breakfast.
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Day delegate nasen member booking -                                                £195.00
Day delegate non-member booking                                      -             £295.00

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                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ramada Hotel and Resort, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.
Please return to: nasen House, 4/5 Amber Business Village, Amber Close, Amington, Tamworth B77 4RP
or fax back on 01827 313 005. For further information please call us on : 01827 311500
Notification of cancellation must be received in writing at least 2 weeks prior to the event, when a full refund, less an administration charge of £10 will be made. Refunds for places cancelled
less than 2 weeks before the event will be at the discretion of the organisers. In the event of cancellation, nasen bears no responsibility for any loss incurred by delegates for transport
or accommodation relating to this training event. The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of printing. However, nasen reserves the right to make changes to the
programme, without notice.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Supporting and developing quality inclusion in education
Introduction                                                                                           Workshops will be delivered on key areas of support and provide practical strategies
                                                                                                       for working with children and young people with speech, language and communication
Chris Beek, National Director of the SEN / LDD Programme and Adviser Team with the National
                                                                                                       difficulties, such as the curriculum narrative, social and emotional implications, adult and
Strategies will deliver the Keynote Speech for this event on the Department’s responsibility for
                                                                                                       child interaction. The general focus for the conference will be delivered by Sue Hayden
taking forward the commitment to Removing Barriers to Achievement by providing a four-year             and Emma Jordan of Language for Learning, who will illustrate the development of
programme of continuing professional development (CPD). The programme is being designed to             children’s skills within the context of the curriculum delivered consistently across
increase the confidence and expertise of mainstream practitioners in meeting high incidence SEN in     the school.
mainstream settings and schools. The Inclusion Development Programme (IDP) will aim to drive this
initiative forward in partnership with I CAN and Dyslexia Action. The second Keynote Speech will be
delivered by Alex Hall, Director of Development, I CAN on Current Issues in Speech, Language and       Workshop Profiles
                                                                                                       Language for Learning
The ongoing Bercow Review of services for children with speech, language and communication
needs (SLCN) has been key in raising awareness of language as a foundation life skill. Alex’s speech
                                                                                                       Sue Hayden, Specialist Teacher and Emma Jordan
will highlight the impact of SLCN and cover current initiatives which support professionals working    Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Worcestershire PCT
with children and young people’s language, including the Inclusion Development Programme (IDP).
                                                                                                       Developing a whole school/class approach to meeting the needs of children with language and
                                                                                                       communication difficulties - participants will find out about the Language for Learning framework,
Conference Programme                                                                                   consider identification tools and have the opportunity to explore a range of curriculum friendly
                                                                                                       strategy ideas. Developing children’s skills within the context of the curriculum consistently
09:00 – 09:30      Registration & refreshments                                                         across the school will be discussed.
09:30 – 09:40      Introduction - Lorraine Petersen, nasen’s Chief Executive Officer
09:40 – 10:10      Keynote presentation 1 - Chris Beek, National Director of
                   the SEN / LDD Programme and Adviser Team with the National Strategies
                                                                                                       Developing Narrative Skills
10:10 – 10:40      Keynote presentation 2 - Alex Hall, Director of Development, I CAN -                Speaker details to be confirmed shortly

                   Current Issues in Speech, Language and Communication
10:40 – 10:45      Questions from the floor to Keynote speakers
10:45 – 11:05      Refreshments & Exhibition                                                           Child and Adult Interaction
                                                                                                       Keena Cummins, Speech and Language Therapist
11:05 – 12:45      Workshop session 1 (1hr 40min)

                   - Language for learning                                                             This workshop will focus on the fundamental principals of adult/child interaction and how being
                                                                                                       aware of our own interaction skills can develop the foundations and fundamental aspects
                   - Developing narrative skills
                                                                                                       of language and communication (attention, listening, turn-taking, play, comprehension,
                   - Speech, language and communication difficulties – child and adult interaction     expression and pragmatics) in all children. It will outline which adult interaction skills facilitate
                   - Social aspects of speech, language and communication difficulties                 communication, how to reflect on your own style using video and what to observe in each child
                                                                                                       as a consequence of your own behaviours.
12:45 – 13:45      Lunch & Exhibition
                                                                                                       Keenas’ career spans 20 years in Paediatrics. She has worked with children individually and
13:45 – 15:25      Workshop session 2 (1hr 40min)
                                                                                                       within group contexts, in home settings, clinic/community/Nursery settings, Mainstream schools,
                   - Language for learning                                                             schools for children presenting as on the autistic spectrum and schools for children with Mild to
                                                                                                       moderate learning difficulties.
                   - Developing narrative skills
                   - Speech, language and communication difficulties – child and adult interaction
                   - Social aspects of speech, language and communication difficulties
                                                                                                       Social Aspects of Speech, Language and Communications Difficulties
15:25 – 15:45      Refreshments & Exhibition
15:45 – 16:00      Questions for the panel of speakers chaired by nasen’s CEO                          Speaker details to be confirmed shortly

Delegates are invited to select two of the four workshops to attend during the day, one in the
morning and the other in the afternoon.                                                                All delegates receive a resource pack including handouts for each workshop containing practical
                                                                                                       guidance on supporting children and young people with speech, language and communication
nasen is the leading organisation in the UK which aims to promote the education, training,             difficulties and a certificate of attendance. For more information on this or other nasen events
advancement and development of all those with special and additional support needs. For more
                                                                                                       please call 01827 311 500.
information about nasen, please visit our website at

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