Moor House Research and Training Institute, led by Dr Susan Ebbels, is part of Moor House School & College and aims to 

  1. carry out intervention research with school-aged children with language disorders

  2. provide training courses for professionals on-site, off-site and online,

  3. create resources for professionals working with school-aged children with language disorder

    Available courses

    A course designed to introduce classroom practitioners to ten key strategies that can be used to support pupils with Developmental Language Disorder. This course takes approximately 1.5-2 hours. You can spread out your time on this course as you wish. Access to the course will normally last for 4 weeks.

    This course is available continuously and you can take it at any time. 

    If you have any difficulties please email training@moorhouseschool.co.uk or use the forum within the course. 

    Please login top right to gain access to this course (£20 per person). For bulk offer of 15 people for the price of 10, please email finance@moorhouseschool.co.uk

    Please be aware that during the school holidays, responses may be slower than usual.

    This online course on the SHAPE CODINGTM system is for professionals and parents interested in learning more about this system which aims to help teach children with language disorders the grammar of English. The course takes 6-14 hours to complete, which you can spread out as you wish. Those who have completed it have said it is better to spread it out rather than try to do it in one day. Access to the course will normally last for six months.

    This course is available continuously and you can take it at any time. Trainers will aim to respond with workshop feedback within 1-2 weeks, but may be a bit slower during any school holidays.

    If you have any difficulties please email training@moorhouseschool.co.uk and/or use the troubleshooting forum within the course. 

    Course participants are not permitted to run courses on the SHAPE CODINGTM  system following this course (further courses are required to become a trainer) and will be required to sign an agreement to this effect before commencing the course.

    Please login top right to gain access to this course (£119 per person), for 5 for the price of 4 offer, please email finance@moorhouseschool.co.uk

    Please be aware that during the school holidays, responses may be slower than usual

    This course provides opportunities to become more confident with the coding taught in the Part 1 course, particularly aimed at those who are new to supporting young people with a language disorder and/or who deliver/support speech and language therapy programmes devised by SLTs. For more information see here.
    This course will next run live via Zoom two mornings:
    • 22nd October 9:00-12:30 BST
    • 19th November 9:00-12.30 GMT (if you are not in the UK please check timings as the clocks will have changed!)
    To book this course for your organisation please contact training@moorhouseschool.co.uk.

     

    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.

    This course will be run live online for either

    • individuals on the mornings (UK time) of 30th September and 7th October 2020. For more details and to book see here, or
    • organisations that have specifically booked the training for their staff. If you wish to book training for your organisation, please contact training@moorhouseschool.co.uk.

    This course will be run live online on in December 2020, but handouts and workshops will be available here.

    • Day 1: Thurs 3rd Dec 2020, 9:00-13:15 GMT
    • Day 2: Thurs 10th Dec 2020, 09:00-12:45 GMT

    For more information, please click here. To book this training for your organisation, please email training@moorhouseschool.co.uk.