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Communication Impairments Part 3: Cleft Palate, Hearing Impairment, Stammering and Selective Mutism

Communication Impairments Part 3: Cleft Palate, Hearing Impairment, Stammering and Selective Mutism

Communication Impairments Part 3: Cleft Palate, Hearing Impairment, Stammering and Selective Mutism

Alison Wintgens, Karen Morgan, Liz Albery, Sarah Worsfold
Alison Wintgens, Karen Morgan, Liz Albery, Sarah Worsfold
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 31 May 2018
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Last updated: 11 Jun 2018

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This session is the third of four which describe different speech, language and communication impairments. This session focuses on the following conditions: stammering, selective mutism, cleft palate/velopharyngeal dysfunction and hearing impairment. The defining characteristics, prevalence and diagnostic criteria are described for each condition, as are referral routes and key supporting agencies.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Identify the key speech, language and communication characteristics associated with stammering, selective mutism, cleft palate and hearing impairment
• Identify when it may be appropriate to refer a child to a speech and language therapist, an audiologist, or the child development team for multi-professional assessment
• Explain how to access the key agencies providing advice and support for parents of children with speech, language and communication difficulties
Alison Wintgens, Karen Morgan, Liz Albery, Sarah Worsfold

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Alison Wintgens, Karen Morgan, Liz Albery, Sarah Worsfold
on behalf of Health Education England

Alison Wintgens is a consultant speech and language therapist and Trust Lead for Speech and Language Therapy in South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, London. Her clinical work is on a multi-disciplinary Tier 3 CAMHS team where she sees children and young people with emotional and behavioural problems, many with a range of additional communication disorders. She was the regional adviser in child mental health and is currently the national adviser in selective mutism for the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). She has also served on the committee of the London and South East Branch of The Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Alison is a visiting lecturer at University College London and conducts post-graduate training in the areas of selective mutism, and child and adolescent mental health disorders and their relationship with disorders of communication. She has published articles in the RCSLT Bulletin, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology and Archives of Diseases in Childhood and Good Autism Practice as well as written several book chapters and reviews for Child Language, Teaching and Therapy and The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. She is co-author with Maggie Johnson of The Selective Mutism Resource Manual.

Sue Hill studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, with her final year in Pharmacology. She then spent three years in the Pharmacology Department in Cambridge completing a PhD that looked into possible mechanisms of general anaesthetic action. During that time she became fascinated by anaesthesia and undertook her medical training in Cambridge. Sue is currently a Consultant.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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