Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker

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581 STUDENTS

Help those who need confidence in speaking bring words to life with the Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker Training Course.

In this course you will learn; how to build confidence for those with speech problems, with further knowledge in helping fix any speech or language issues that can be resolved.

The Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker Training Course covers; speech impediment therapy skills along with methods to assess, diagnose and treat children and adults with speech problems.

Please note that in this Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker Course you will come across all the basic guidelines of a Speech and Language Therapist to boost and shine your knowledge in this particular field. However, the title Speech Therapist is protected by the HCPC and completion of this course does not entitle you to use the protected title or practise as a Speech Therapist. Also, it does not qualify you to join the HCPC register. If you are looking for a course to comply with HCPC’s requirements, please contact the relevant authority.

Your Learning Goals:

  • Learn about speech and language impediments
  • Develop skills to assess, diagnose and treat speech impediments
  • Learn how to build confidence with your patients
  • Learn the intricacies of literacy development
  • Develop your knowledge of the science behind speech and language
  • Improve your knowledge around speech disorders and improvement techniques
  • Learn about language acquisition
  • Learn the main ethical principles of ASHA

Who is this Course for?

Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker is perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy
Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy 00:30:00
Main Ethical Principles of ASHA 00:45:00
Language Acquisition and Literacy Development
Literacy, Roles of SLT and Preliteracy in Newborns 00:30:00
The Scientific Aspects of Language and Speech
Speech Science 00:30:00
Basic Structure and Function of the Human Nervous System 00:20:00
Basics of Linguistics 00:30:00
Communication Disorders
Communication Disorders and Fluency disorder 00:20:00
Speech disorders 00:30:00
Language Disorders 00:20:00
Aphasia 00:30:00
Other Speech and Language Disorders
Agnosia, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dementia 00:45:00
Understanding Brain Damage Locations 00:20:00
Traumatic Brain Injury 00:00:00
Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s Disease 00:30:00
Swallowing Disorders 00:45:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker 00:20:00
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