Lego-based therapy (LeGoff et al 2014) is an evidence-based approach that aims to develop social communication sklls such as sharing, turn-taking, following rules, using names and problem-solving.
In practice, children work in groups of three with each participant having a distinct role to build a Lego model collaboratively:
This practical course outlines how to run a lego-based therapy session in your school.Essential Information
Meal times can be a tricky affair for pupils with ASD and social communication needs. This course explores strategies and tips to reduce anxiety around meal times for pupils with ASD and social communicaiton.Essential Information
The 2 day first aid at work requalification training course updates the first aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at Work Certificate.
The HSE guidelines are that you must requalify within 28 days of your certificate expiring.
As this is an active session that may require a small amount of physical participation, you are advised to wear appropriate clothing and not be hindered in any way.
Participants must bring a copy of their current certificate on the first day of the course.Essential Information
The first aid at work training course provides the comprhensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in the most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health & Safety (first aid) Regulations.
The content of the course will cover how to deal with the following:
Managing an emergency
Communication and casualty care
Bleeding (minor and severe)
Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Burns and scalds
Chest pains (including heart attack)
Low blood sugar
Resuscitation (adult CPR)
Severe allergic reaction
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||11 October 2021||09:00 - 16:00||Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)||Map|
|2||12 October 2021||09:00 - 16:00||Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)||Map|
|3||13 October 2021||09:00 - 16:00||Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)||Map|
This course looks at different ways of structuring and supporting playtimes for autistic pupils and pupils with social communication needs.
This course is open to all professionals working in Hounslow mainstream and specialist EY, Primary and Secondary settings.Essential Information
This course is for Governors new to school finance or those who want to refresh their knowledge. Understand your duties and the key points to be aware of relating to school budgets and funding.
This session will be run via Microsoft Teams and an invite will be sent to you nearer the time.Essential Information
This is a two part session. Delegates should attend both sessions. This workshop aims to give an overview of the development of communication and interaction skills including the fundamentals of communication. It introduces strategies and direct interventions to support pre-verbal children to develop their early communication and interaction skills.
Teachers and education support staff in EYs, 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.Essential Information
This session will be facilitated by Neil Harvey, a School Improvement Consultant.
This training will allow Governors to have a thorough understanding of the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and their role in the inspection process.