Our second series of webinars will be launching soon.

DLD Webinars: Supporting DLD in Specific Subjects all Webinars
Debbie BurridgeSue MarrHilary Nicoll

DLD Webinars: Supporting DLD in Specific Subjects all Webinars

Specialist Teacher Sue Marr, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Hilary Nicoll and Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist Debbie Burridge deliver this programme, building on the fundamentals of DLD (Series 1), exploring the reasons why children with DLD struggle in specific subject areas and providing activities and approaches to support the development of key skills.

The webinar series is very action-focused, so by the end of the sessions you will both understand the different aspects of language disorder and have some clear, actionable steps, tools and strategies that you can put into place the next day. The advice and approaches are tailored to what is possible in a busy mainstream classroom and will help the children with DLD as well as typically developing peers.

The sessions are all held as twilight, one-hour sessions which can be attended live as well as via a full video replay available until the end of 2024.

Individual access to all 7 webinars £100: click image or title above

School / organisation access to all 7 webinars: click here and choose the number of users required:

1-50 users: £395
51-100 users: £695
101-200 users: £1295
201 + users: Price on request

DLD Webinar 2.1: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Maths Curriculum (Recording)
Sue MarrHilary Nicoll

DLD Webinar 2.1: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Maths Curriculum (Recording)

Children with DLD are likely to struggle in any mathematical tasks that place demands on their ability to produce and comprehend verbal information.  In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will explore how language deficits impact on key areas of mathematics such as number, shape, space and measures. 

What can you do as a teaching professional to support the children with DLD in your maths lessons?  We will share actionable strategies and approaches that can be used to deliver the Maths curriculum more effectively and will help children with DLD and sensory and physical difficulties greater access to learning in Mathematics. 

This webinar was presented live on 11th May 2023. The recording is available until the end of 2024.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image

DLD Webinar 2.2: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Science Curriculum (Recording)
Debbie BurridgeSue Marr

DLD Webinar 2.2: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Science Curriculum (Recording)

Children with DLD often have difficulty with reasoning, predicting and hypothesising and so may be unable to fully access the science curriculum. In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will break down the reasons why language is such a barrier to learning in Science and share practical strategies for supporting the development of scientific skills and understanding. 

This webinar was presented live on 6th July 2023. The recording is available until the end of 2024.

Individual access £20: click image or title above

DLD Webinar 2.3: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The English Curriculum (Recording)
Sue MarrHilary Nicoll

DLD Webinar 2.3: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The English Curriculum (Recording)

A child with DLD will have significant, ongoing difficulties using and/or understanding language which impacts on speaking and listening, reading and writing.  In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr and Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Hilary Nicoll will detail why children with DLD struggle with text level activities and share practical activities and approaches to support the development of these skills. 

This webinar was presented live on 21st September 2023. The recording is available until the end of 2024.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image above

DLD Webinar 2.4: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The PE Curriculum (Recording)
Debbie BurridgeSue Marr

DLD Webinar 2.4: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The PE Curriculum (Recording)

Why do children with DLD struggle to access the PE curriculum?  As teachers we use language across all curriculum areas, and DLD impacts children’s ability to understand the content of lessons and to follow instructions.  In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will consider these and other difficulties and how you can support children will DLD in PE lessons.  

Physical education and all sports require a high level of competency in gross motor skills. Children who struggle in this area will have difficulty participating in and enjoying this subject area. Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist Debbie Burridge will discuss the impact this has and possible ways to help students overcome or mitigate their difficulties.  

This webinar was presented live on 23rd November 2023.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image

DLD Webinar 2.5: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Humanities Curriculum (Recording)
Sue MarrHilary Nicoll

DLD Webinar 2.5: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The Humanities Curriculum (Recording)

The ability to acquire, understand and use curriculum vocabulary has a significant impact on learning and attainment in Humanities. This is just one of the barriers that prevents full access to Geography and History lessons for children with DLD  In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will reveal other reasons why children struggle in these subject areas and will explore practical activities and approaches to support the development of key skills. 

This webinar was presented live on 18th January 2024. The recording is available until the end of 2024.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image

DLD webinar 2.6: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The PSHCE Curriculum
Sue MarrHilary Nicoll

DLD webinar 2.6: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The PSHCE Curriculum

In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will look at how we can support children with language deficits to fully access the PSHCE curriculum. Children with DLD may struggle to express their ideas, feelings and emotions and find it challenging to understand/keep up with peer conversations and social cues. These are just a few of the areas that Sue will explore as they have a significant impact on learning and attainment in PSHCE lessons. 

This webinar will be presented live on 21st March 2024, with recording available within a week.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image

DLD Webinar 2.7: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The DT and Food Studies Curriculum
Debbie BurridgeSue Marr

DLD Webinar 2.7: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder to Access The DT and Food Studies Curriculum

Children with DLD may have difficulties with understanding and following instructions which can cause significant challenges in practical subject areas. In this webinar, Specialist Teacher Sue Marr will explore why children with DLD struggle to access DT and Food Technology lessons and will share how to develop key skills to support the learning in theses curriculum areas 

Practical subjects such as DT and Food Studies require a high degree of fine and gross motor skills. Children who struggle in this area will have difficulty participating in and enjoying this subject area. Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist Debbie Burridge will discuss the impact these difficulties have and possible ways to help students overcome or mitigate their difficulties.  

This webinar will be presented live on 16th May 2024, with recording available within a week.

Individual access £20: click on course title or image