About Us

Karin Schamroth and team have trained all over the UK since 2008. We run training regularly at the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, London and at The Ear Foundation, Nottingham. We provide bespoke training to your local team (NHS, Council, Independent Practice), school, college, university or Clinical Excellence Network.

Teaching

We train Speech & Language Therapists, Specialist Teachers, Teachers of the Deaf, Occupational Therapists, Educational Psychologists, University Students, Communication Support Workers & Learning Support Assistants from Special Schools, Deaf Schools & Bases (oral/aural or signing),

Mainstream schools & 18-25 Colleges.

Contact Us

For further information about smiLE Therapy please  Contact us

Email:

info@smiletherapytraining.com

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Publications and Research

Curtin M, Training Parents in smiLE Therapy: What impact does it have on deaf children’s abilities in maintaining and generalising their skills? City University: Nov 2018. MRes Research in publication. Presenting at RCSLT Conference 2019

Medone, G. (2015) ‘Assessing smiLE Therapy’s relevance to young people with autism, according to their teachers’ and parents’ views on pre- and post-therapy interventions ’. Unpublished MEd Autism, School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK

Schamroth, K. with Lawlor, E. (October 2015) ‘smiLE Therapy Strategies and Measurable Interaction in Live English: Functional Communication and Social Skills for deaf students and students with special needs’. Speechmark-Routledge Publishing.

Alton, S. Herman, R. Pring, T. (2011) ‘Developing communication skills in deaf primary school pupils: Introducing and evaluating the smiLE approach’ in Child Language Teaching and Therapy October 2011 27: 255-267

Lawlor, E (2009). Investigating the effectiveness of teaching conversational skills to deaf children and their ability to generalize these skills. A quantitative study looking at the effectiveness of a functional therapy approach used by Speech and Language Therapists with Deaf children and the ability of Deaf Children to generalise skills from a trained to an untrained task. Unpublished MSc Reasearch Project, City University: London.

Schamroth, K. & Threadgill, L. – Using a ‘Live English’ Curriculum. RSCLT Bulletin: Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, February 2007, pp.12-13.

Training Dates

  COURSES FOR 2019 :

  • smiLE Therapy Practitioner Training: Day 3 RCSLT, London May 17th 2019      

  • smiLE Therapy Practitioner Training: Day1 RCSLT, London November 14th 2019

  • smiLE Therapy Practitioner Training: Day2 RCSLT, London November 15th 2019    

  COURSES FOR 2020 :

  • smiLE Therapy Practitioner Training: Day 3 RCSLT, London April 24th 2020 

 

  Bespoke smiLE Therapy Day 1 Training:  

  • Manor School, Brent, 6th September 2019

  • City University student SLTs , 13th Sept 2019

  • Phoenix School, Tower Hamlets, 18th Oct 2019

  • Bradford District Care NHS FT ,1st Nov 2019

  • Greenwich&Bexley, Oxleas NHS, 5th Nov 2019

  Bespoke smiLE Therapy Practitioner Training:

  • Islington, Whittington Health, 6/12,9/12 &Jun 2020

​  Bespoke training not open to the public

  

  smiLE Therapy Taster sessions for 2019:

  • London ASD CEN, Friends House, Euston, 1st April 2019

  • City University PostGrad SLTs, 4th April 2019

  • Special Schools CEN, 3rd June 2019

  • London Secondary SLT CEN, RCSLT, 28th June 2019

  • Essex Uni SLTs, 5th July 2019

 

 To book on a training or to arrange bespoke training     at your school or workplace email       info@smiletherapytraining.com  or please contact us