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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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Epilepsy Awareness (Windsor and Maidenhead)

This course is *New for 2019* and is a short course that will provide an introduction to Epilepsy. ‘Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition which affects approximately 1:100 of the general population (approximately 1:240 children under 16).’ (Epilepsy Action, 2018)


People’s knowledge of epilepsy is often limited, and there are a lot of misconceptions. This course will increase your knowledge of epilepsy, and increase your confidence were you to have to deal with a situation where someone is having a seizure.

‘Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes freque ...
Course Code: EDU 20/015
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Session 1Wednesday 22 January 202010:00 - 12:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Council Chambers, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Inclusive Environments

Inclusive environments for all young children – it’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it!

Following on from the success of the Annual Early Years SENCO Network in May 2019, this course will provide participants with the opportunity to understand the importance of providing inclusive environments for all children they work with. It will be set in the context of The United Convention on the Rights of the Child and the SEND Code of Practice (2015) and The Equality Act (2010).

There will be a specific focus on the role of adults in ensuring a welcoming, inclusive and enabling environ ...
Course Code: EDU 20/025
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Session 1Thursday 23 January 202009:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - An Introduction to using visuals in your setting to aid communication and language development

A series of workshops designed to develop the skills of the early years SENCo’s. Each workshop will focus on a different aspect of being a SENCo and provide practical training on each aspect. The course will build on the knowledge and existing training and equip delegates with a wide range of skills.

With increasing demands on the role of an Early Years SENCo this series of workshops will be relevant to all in the sector, regardless of experience. Delegates will have an opportunity to build a range of skills by attending any or all 12 of these workshops.

All children, but especially tho ...
Course Code: EY 19/034
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Session 1Wednesday 29 January 202013:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - An Introduction to using visuals in your setting to aid communication and language development

A series of workshops designed to develop the skills of the early years SENCo’s. Each workshop will focus on a different aspect of being a SENCo and provide practical training on each aspect. The course will build on the knowledge and existing training and equip delegates with a wide range of skills.

With increasing demands on the role of an Early Years SENCo this series of workshops will be relevant to all in the sector, regardless of experience. Delegates will have an opportunity to build a range of skills by attending any or all 12 of these workshops.

All children, but especially tho ...
Course Code: EY 19/035
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Session 1Wednesday 29 January 202018:30 - 20:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Physical Restraint Training (CPI Accredited)

This Physical Restraint training is accredited by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and includes physical interventions and personal safety techniques, which are designed to maximise the safety of everyone involved in a crisis situation.

The course provides participants with strategies and skills to deal with challenging situations effectively. There is an emphasis on de-escalation throughout, and an understanding that restraint is only used when all other alternatives have failed. The training is concerned primarily with safety, and it is designed to raise the confidence of participants by ...
Course Code: EDU 19/382
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Session 1Thursday 30 January 202009:00 - 15:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Training for New Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinators (Early Years)

This is a three day training course for practitioners in Early Years settings who are new to the role of Special Educational Needs Coordinator or shortly to take up that role.

The work of the first session will be carried through to the second session with opportunities to reflect on learning so far. The third session will build on the content of the first two sessions.

Delegates will therefore need to commit to all three parts of the training when booking .

This training is open to all practitioners across AfC in both Kingston and Richmond. There will be borough specific elements b ...
Course Code: EY 19/023
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Monday 3 February 202009:30 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 2Tuesday 4 February 202009:30 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 3Monday 23 March 202009:30 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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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 19/727
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Session 1Monday 10 February 202009:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Epilepsy Awareness

This course is *New for 2019* and is a short course that will provide an introduction to Epilepsy. ‘Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition which affects approximately 1:100 of the general population (approximately 1:240 children under 16).’ (Epilepsy Action, 2018)


People’s knowledge of epilepsy is often limited, and there are a lot of misconceptions. This course will increase your knowledge of epilepsy, and increase your confidence were you to have to deal with a situation where someone is having a seizure.

‘Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes freque ...
Course Code: EDU 19/863
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Session 1Thursday 13 February 202010:00 - 12:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1 Inset (Little Stars Day Nursery)

“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: HLTH 19/069

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