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Makaton Foundation Workshop for Professionals (Cancelled)

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).

This nationally recognised two day workshop is aimed at professionals working with and supporting people that present with communication difficulties. Very often this will be persons presenting with learning disability and autism to include those presenting with physical and sensory disability and challenges. Your role may be a teacher/tutor, speech and language therap ...
Course Code: EDU 18/639

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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: EDU 19/726
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Session 1Thursday 26 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are starting to be recognised as a major barrier in the way of children with care experience, which prevents them from making the progress that is expected of them. However, it does not just affect those in care. It is currently estimated that 15 per 10,000 people around the world are estimated to have Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), the most severe form of FASD (‘The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome’, 2017).

Within the care system, the figures jump tenfold or more. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authori ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/215
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Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201909:30 - 14:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Makaton

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).
This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication need ...
Course Code: EDU 19/424
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Session 1Monday 11 November 201918:30 - 21:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wor ...
Course Code: EDU 19/723
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Session 1Thursday 14 November 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018). https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-with- ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/238
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Session 1Wednesday 20 November 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Lego Therapy

LEGO®-based therapy was created by psychologist Daniel LeGoff, who noticed that children with autism were more interested in interacting together when through the medium of LEGO® play materials. LEGO®-based therapy was established as a group intervention to develop social skills in children with autism and related conditions.

This course will equip attendees with the theory behind Lego therapy and how to use this approach to support social communication skills. It is designed to be a practical and interactive workshop for practitioners, the session will cover how to set up and run Lego ther ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/184
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Session 1Thursday 28 November 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Working with ADHD – Level 2

This course will build on content from the ‘Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ level 1 course. By the end of this course practitioners who are working directly with children and young people and/or their families will have the essential knowledge and understanding of ADHD, enabling them to work more effectively with those children and families. The course will particularly focus on supporting and managing ADHD in children and young people.

Attendance at level 1 ADHD training is required before commencement of this course.

ADHD is thought to affect 3–9% of ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/241
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Session 1Wednesday 8 January 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018). https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-with- ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/239
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Session 1Thursday 9 January 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Lego Therapy

LEGO®-based therapy was created by psychologist Daniel LeGoff, who noticed that children with autism were more interested in interacting together when through the medium of LEGO® play materials. LEGO®-based therapy was established as a group intervention to develop social skills in children with autism and related conditions.

This course will equip attendees with the theory behind Lego® therapy and how to use this approach to support social communication skills. It is designed to be a practical and interactive workshop for practitioners, the session will cover how to set up and run Lego® th ...
Course Code: EDU 19/705
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Session 1Thursday 9 January 202009:30 - 12:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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