January/February ongoing SLT at Tablehurst Farm 

April/May ongoing Specialist Mentoring at The International School of Storytelling

March 9th Invited Introductory Talk at The Dutch International Storytelling Centre Den Haag, Netherlands

March 23rd – Training Museum/Gallery Staff at The Dover Museum

May  Attention Autism Advanced Practitioner’s Day in Guildford : ‘Speaking from the Heart’

May Invited bespoke training: ASD CEN Summer Study Day- Lis’n Tell: An Overview of Theory, Practice and Application to ASD

June 4th Teaching on the Developmental Communication Disorders Module at Greenwich Medway University

June 9th Invited Presentation The Chilterns ASLTIP Local Group

July Part 2 Lis’n Tell at RCSLT date tbc

September Part 1 Lis’n Tell

September Training Co-workers in aspects of  Total Communication at Nutley Hall Residential Home -Hosts only

October Invited Workshops for inclusive groups of Children and Arts/Health Professionals in Newfoundland, Canada – details tbc



November 23rd-24th Tobias Place, East Grinstead RH19 4HZ – Lis’n Tell Part 2

November date and venue tbc CPD workshop for Teachers: ‘The Circle of Sita’ -part of The Hastings Storytelling Festival – cancelled due to illness

October 14th   Invited Lis’n Tell Workshops for Museum and Gallery Staff at The SEND Network Conference, Museum of London

September 11th Training Co-workers in aspects of  Total Communication at Nutley Hall Residential Home -Hosts only

September 7th Training in Social Care Standards of Communication at The Mount Camphill College Community -Hosts only

September 5th -London training and coaching The Sleepless Theatre Company

September 18th-19th Lis’n Tell Part 1 at RCSLT 9.30 am – 4pm both days.

Fee: £280 including certificates, materials and light refreshments ( lunch can be bought nearby )

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September 29th  Process and Outcomes Day for experienced Lis’n Tellers at Tobias Place East Grinstead. Contact me for more info.

August 29th CPD inset day for The Mount Camphill Co-workers

July 10th Chairing and co-presenting CEN : Storytelling and SLT at UCL with Gina Davies of the attention autism programme

July 3rd Trinity centre North Ormesby, TEESSIDE

A one Day Introductory Training at Priory Woods School Middlesbrough

June 30th – observing and mentoring Lis’n Tell trained SLTs at Special Schools in Middlesbrough

June‘Speaking from the Heart’ –  how Lis’n Tell techniques can complement the attention autism programme.

For Advanced Practitioners

May 19th Day 3 of the attention autism programme with Gina Davies

May18th  Invited Presentation at The Primary Care Conference NEC Birmingham: ‘Supporting the Communication of Young People with Learning Disabilities and Autism through storytelling’.

May 5th ‘Voicing Your Imagination’ -advanced voice and gesture skills workshop, requested by SLTs and Teachers

April : thrilled to be invited back to host @WeSpeechies twitter chat on storytelling in SLT/SLP

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Launching Clinical Excellence Network at The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists:

SLT and Storytelling

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January 9th -Treloars SLT team present

April 28th –  In the morning: A showing of Lotje Sodderland’s brave and beautiful award winning film: ‘My Beautiful Broken Brain’ about her stroke at age 34 a few years ago. Thrilled to report that this will be followed by a Q and A with Lotje herself.

In the afternoon: Lambeth and Southwark NHS SLT Susi Barron will present her exciting and inspiring work with Early Years Language and Social Skills Groups through Lis’n Tell

10th July 2017 venue tbc – The innovative and captivating Gina Davies on the use of Lis’n Tell:live inclusive storytelling in her highly successful approach: attention autism 

Lis’n Tell Trainings/Workshops include:

Friday and Saturday 13th and 14th January – Brent Early Years Conference

March 10th: invited presentation on Lis’n Tell at Luton SEN conference…venue and time tbc


10th November:

CPD for Teachers Lis’n Tell workshop at Hastings Storytelling Festival



NOVEMBER 10th: Lis’n Tell CPD workshop for teachers at the Hastings Storytelling Festival

OCTOBER 31st: Norwich Introduction Day:


Great to be invited by More Than Words Independent Speech and Language Therapists based near Norwich to run an intro day: bookings at


AUGUST 26th-28th:

International School of Storytelling, Forest Row, East Sussex

August 26th (eve) -28th August (lunchtime) 

Part 1 of the Lis’n Tell training

SEPTEMBER 3rd: Invited Lis’n Tell workshop for Doctors and Psychotherapists at Emerson College, Forest Row.

Sydney, Australia:


20th February – 1 day intro to Lis’n Tell for The Storytellers Guild of New South Wales

22nd-23rd February – 2 day Lis’n Tell Part 1 for Speech and Language Pathologists hosted by Speech Pathology Australia – contact for details


Lis'n Tell SPA Feb 23RD 2016 (3)

25th-26th February– 2 twilight sessions for the Educational and Speech Pathology Services. (Hosts only)

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2016 New Zealand :

3rd to  4th March –  2 day workshop in Christchurch


7th March CCC sessions – half day workshop for adults

15/16 March – 2 day workshop in St Peter’s Hall, Paekakariki,nr Wellington

*! Lis'n Tell Wellington poster

17 March – 2 story sessions in Porirua Library

18 March – Performance in St Peter’s Hall, Paekakariki,nr Wellington



Teaching Lis’n Tell on postgraduate SLT training at Greenwich Medway University, UK

Invited contribution to attention autism training with Gina Davies (


Lis’n Tell invited presentation at The Fragile X Conference, Birmingham, September 26th 2015.

Lis’n Tell part 1: at Tobias Place, East Grinstead, 2nd and 3rd November 2015