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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 Inset (Acacia Preschool)

“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 19/041

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Makaton Foundation Workshop for Professionals - Inset (Rainbow Nursery)

‘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 19/286
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Session 1Wednesday 4 September 201909:30 - 16:00Rainbow Nursery School Holy Trinity, Sheen Park, TW9 1UP
Session 2Thursday 5 September 201909:30 - 16:00Rainbow Nursery School Holy Trinity, Sheen Park, TW9 1UP
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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 19/021
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Monday 16 September 201909:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Tuesday 17 September 201909:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 3Monday 4 November 201909:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Intensive Interaction - One Day Introduction Course

This one day course will be of interest to anyone who is involved in the care, support or education of children with learning difficulties and / or autism including social services staff, teachers and teaching assistants, nurses, therapists and staff from the voluntary sector.

This course aims to focus on the communication need of children with severe learning difficulties and / or autism who are still at early levels of development as communicators. This may include children who have not yet achieved ise nor perhaps understanding of speech and language. It may also include children wi ...
Course Code: EDU 19/263
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Session 1Monday 23 September 201909:30 - 16:00King 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 19/726
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Session 1Thursday 26 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - Applying for EYSIF

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 19/014
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 2 October 201913:30 - 15:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Early Years SEN Skills - Applying for EYSIF

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 19/015
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 2 October 201918:30 - 20:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Portage Workshop: A Small Steps Approach to Learning for children with SEND

‘Portage is a model of support for children and families which can be adapted and used effectively both in the home and in early years settings’ (National Portage Association, 2018).

The Portage model is a framework of support that includes three essential elements:

• Family Focus
• Structured Teaching
• Child-led play

The framework focuses on respecting each family member and their own priorities whilst applying flexibility to the needs of each child and family members.

This three day Portage workshop is designed to support the knowledge and skills of Early Years practitioners ...
Course Code: EY 19/016
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Monday 7 October 201909:00 - 16:00Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
Session 2Tuesday 8 October 201909:00 - 16:00Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
Session 3Monday 11 November 201909:00 - 16:00Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
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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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