UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


The Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme

Ref: 724/20
Date:To be confirmed
Venue:UCL Chandler House, Bloomsbury, London

Course Descriptions

  • This course is suitable for Speech and Language Therapists who want to update their knowledge of developmental verbal dyspraxia and to learn about the third edition of the Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme.
  • Topics include theoretical aspects, assessment, diagnostic approaches, management issues and therapy approaches.
  • There will be lecture and workshop sessions.

Programme Outline

Day One

9.30am Registration & coffee (on day one only)

9.45am Introduction

10am Development Verbal Dyspraxia – A review of the literature

11am Coffee

11.20am Assessment

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Assessment (continued)

2.30pm Differential Diagnosis

3.00pm Tea

3.20pm Intervention for verbal Dyspraxia

4.30pm Finish

Day Two

9.30am The Nuffield Dyspraxia Programme (3) – therapy approach and treatment planning

11.00am Coffee

11.20am Therapy issues continued

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Treatment planning

3.00pm Tea

3.20pm Case Management / Clinical Queries

4.15pm Summing up

4.30pm Finish


At the end of the course participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Course tutors

Pam Williams and team from the Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre

Pre-course reading:

If you have been accepted onto the course, you will be required to complete a pre-course reading before you attend the course. Please follow this link for full details.