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.
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.Essential Information
This course provides you with an understanding of what Selective Mutism is and provides practical strategies to help and support children/young people presenting with Selective Mutism in your setting.
Ideal for teachers and childcare/education support staff who support children with Selective Mutism or any practitioners who would like to find out more about Selective Mutism.Essential Information
This session aims to increase understanding of how visual means can beu sed to develop comprehension and aid expression in children with speech, language and communication needs. The course will cover the use of visual support and approaches such as Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).
Ideal for teachers and support staff in early years/foundation stage, mainstream, partnership and specialist inclusive learning centres who support children with communication difficulties.Essential Information
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Facilitator: Hounslow EP Servgice - Dr Emilia Misheva
This session is appropriate for all professionals working in Hounslow mainstream schoolsEssential Information
This session aims to give an overview of how the learning environment of a classroom can impact on children and young people's speech, language and communication. It introduces practical strategies and adaptations that can be introduced within individual classes or across a whole setting, to create a good communication environment and support attention and listening, language and communication, and behaviour.
Ideal for teachers and childcare/education staff in early years, foundation stage, KS1 and KS2. This session is aimed at a universal level of provision and so strategies and environmental modifications can be adapted and applied to support all children within the setting, including those with speech, language and communication needs and English as an additional language.Essential Information
The Engagement Model is an assessment system that supports schools in evaluating the appropriateness of the curriculum provided for pupils who are non-subject specific learners, not yet meeting all of Pre Key Stage Standard 1. Using the 5 areas of engagement: initiation, persistence, exploration, anticipation and realisation teachers are able to observe and assess the level of engagement for individual pupils.Essential Information
This course will help you develop your own bespoke programmes for autistic young people about puberty and growing up.
Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.Essential Information
This course provides an overview of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), including definition, diagnosis and presentation.
Practical strategies and approaches to support children with DLD will be introduced.
Teachers and support staff in primary school, who wish to find out more about Developmental Language Disorder.Essential Information
This online course will provide learners with key information about bilingualism, and how this links with language development as well as some practical strategies and advice for supporting children in your setting.Essential Information
This course is for school staff looking for an overview of Down Syndrome and is a useful starting point for those new to supporting learners with Down Sydrome.
To equip school staff with detailed knowledge of the specific learning profile of children and young people with Down Syndrome and how to support their learning needs within school settings.
Participants should attend both sessions.
Facilitators: Hounslow EP Service - Dawn Collard and Katherine PughEssential Information