NAPLIC Conference and AGM 6 May 2017 - Programme

The impact of language on behaviour, mental health and wellbeing on children and young people


8.30 - 9.15 Coffee, Registration & Exhibition
9.15 - 9.20 Welcome and introduction to the day – Stephen Parsons, Chair NAPLIC
9.20 - 10.20 Pamela Snow, La Trobe University, Australia
Communicating, feeling, and behaving: Lessons learned from vulnerable children and adolescents
10.20 - 11.00 Melanie Cross, Consultant Speech & Language Therapist
Attachment, interaction and language: A Video Interaction Nursery Project
11. - 11.30 Tea/Coffee and Exhibition
11.30 - 12.20 Caroline Bowen , Honorary Associate in Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, Honorary Research Fellow in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa co-presenting with Pamela Snow
Fad, fashionable and fruitful interventions for children with developmental disorders: How do I choose?
12.20 - 12.45 AGM
12.45 -  1.40 Lunch and Exhibition
1.40 Debbie Gooch, UCL
Language influences parent/teacher ratings of ADHD

Alice Jones Bartoli, Goldsmiths, University of London
Language and Behaviour: Insights from students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties

Liz Lord, University of Oxford
The MYRIAD project: Evaluating the effectiveness of mindfulness in school settings

Panel for Questions (15 minutes)             

2.55 - 3.30

J&R PressTea/Coffee sponsored by J & R Press.

Last chance to visit the Exhibition Book launch of Making Sense of Interventions for Children with Developmental Disorders: A guide for parents and professionals by Caroline Bowen and Pamela Snow

3.30 - 4.20 Judy Clegg, University of Sheffield
Communication Needs of Vulnerable Children and Young People: Are we doing enough?
4.20 - 4.30 Closing remarks and conference ends
3.30 - 4.15 Round up of practical opportunities, chaired by the retiring and new president
4.15 - 4.20 Mary Hartshorne, Director of Outcomes and Information at I CAN
‘Bercow 10 years on review’ Update
4.20 - 4.30 Closing remarks and conference ends