Our Training Courses - ChatterBug

Our Training Courses

At ChatterBug, we are always seeking new and effective ways to support professionals who work within schools and with children with SLCN. We have a range of in-house training courses and workshops that are unique to ChatterBug.

Developed by our expert Speech and Language Therapists, these programmes are designed to help raise awareness, teach valuable skills and interventions, and provide your staff with the confidence to support individuals with SLCN in your setting. The aims of these courses are also to spark your creativity when planning your lessons, in order to create an inclusive environment to aid pupil’s learning.

Please see the table below for some of the training we have on offer. We have a range of courses throughout each month covering important topics that can be integrated into your everyday teaching methods.
Course name Dates Brief View
Introduction to a Communication Friendly Environment 15/10/2020
1pm - 3pm
This workshop explores the principles behind communication friendly environments and how these can enhance whole class learning. click here
How to Support Children with DLD 18/11/2020
1pm -3pm
This course provides a basic overview of Developmental Language Disorder including definition, characteristics and support strategies click here
Early Talk Boost 08/12/2020
9:30am - 3:30pm
Train to deliver Early Talk Boost; an evidence-based, targeted intervention
aimed at 3-4 year old children with delayed language development. 
click here
Colourful Semantics 27/01/2021
1pm - 3pm
This workshop aims to increase awareness of strategies that develop the comprehension and aid expression of children with Speech and Language Communication Needs. click here
ChatterBug Vocabulary Approach - Overview 26/02/2021
1pm - 3pm
This hands on training provides an overview of the theory of vocabulary learning and how to implement this approach. click here
Social Communication Needs Workshop 26/03/2021
1pm - 3pm
This workshop provides an overview of Social Communication Needs of children, characteristics and strategies that can support children in the setting. click here
Listen and Say - Course aims to provide you with the framework and resources to deliver the Listen and Say
programme to support attention and listening skills in your setting.
click here
Toddler Talk - Train to deliver Toddler Talk programme that introduces a structured approach for teaching
parents activity ideas they can carry out at home to help stimulate language development.
click here
Early Vocabulary Group - Train to deliver ChatterBug Early Vocabulary Group which aims to promote vocabulary development. click here
Key Stage 1 Talk Boost - Train to deliver Talk Boost; an evidence-based, targeted intervention aimed at
Key Stage 1 children with delayed language development.
click here
ChatterBug Language Programme - Train to deliver the ChatterBug Language programme; a six week intervention programme
designed to support the development of language and communication skills
click here
Chatter Blocks Stage 1 - This course provides an overview of how Language and Communication skills develop
and how to identify Early Years children with these difficulties.
click here
Chatter Blocks Stage 2 - This course provides an overview of how Speech, Language and Communication skills develop
and how to identify and support children with these difficulties.
(Key Stage 1 & 2)
click here
Selective Mutism Overview - The course is effective in supporting the child and their family through Selective Mutism friendly practice click here
Introduction to Makaton - This workshop provides an overview of Makaton and its uses.
We will introduce you to a range of basic signs and symbols.
click here
Visual Support to Access Learning - This course provides an overview of how visuals can be used to support children's understanding and independence within the classroom. click here
Overview of Stammering - This workshop provides an overview of Stammering, characteristics and strategies that can support children in the setting. click here
Bespoke Training - Training developed to meet your requirements click here