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Speech & Language Therapy Conference

Released: 04.01.16

The annual Speech & Language Therapy Student Conference, returns with a promise to step into the future on 29 January.

With keynote presentations from Dr Tomasima Oh, the University's new Head of Department of English & Language Sciences, and a presentation about working with Transgender Clients by Gillie Stoneham, the conference again promises to look to the future in Speech and Language Therapy, with student presentations focussing on their fourth year projects.

Dr Julia Stewart said: “Year upon year, interest and support for this conference grows with students learning from experts in the sector and vice versa people working in the sector enjoying the insight of our fourth year students, and we are delighted to welcome Dr Tomasina Oh to the department.”

Presentations will take place on the following subjects: Aphasia, Parkinsons, Dysphagia, and parent and child interaction, amongst others.

There will also be a presentation from the awarding group ‘Marjon Give Voice’ who were recognised for their help in raising the profile of the work that Speech and Language Therapists do.

The Speech & Language Therapy Conference is open to all and entry is free. It takes place from 09:00 until 16:00. It should be of particular interest to people who are considering a career in Speech and Language Therapy.

To register for a place, email and you will be sent more information.

Find out more about studying Speech & Language Therapy at the University. 

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