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SEND: Pre-verbal Communication Workshop

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Target Audience
Classroom and Learning Support Staff / EYFS Teachers / NQTs / Primary Teaching Staff / SEN Teaching Staff / SENCO / Subject Coordinators / TA's
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Course Types
Course - Half Day
Course categories
Latest Courses / Teacher CPD / School Support Staff CPD / SEND
Course description

Delegates will need to attend both sessions on the 20th April and the 27th April 2021.

This workshop aims to give an overview of the development of communication and interaction skills including the fundamentals of communication.  It introduces strateies and direct interventions to support pre-verbal children to develop their early communication and interaction skills.

Ideal for:

Teachers and education support staff in Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 settings who support pre-verbal children with Autism or Social Communication difficulties.

Please note: This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.  This is a two session course.

Training objectives

  • Understand typical development of social communication and interaction skills

  • Develop an understanding of social communication and interaction difficulties in pre-verbal children

  • Be aware of key strategies and interventions to support pre-verbal children to develop their communication and interaction skills

  • Be aware of next steps and when/how to access support from Speech and Language Therapy


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Start Date
Tuesday 20 April 2021
End Date
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Closing Date
Monday 19 April 2021
15:00 - 16:30
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