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Introduction to Makaton - Inset (Advantage Day 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 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 ne ...
Course Code: EY 19/020
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201918:15 - 20:45Advantage Day Nursery, 228 Red Lion Road, KT6 7QD
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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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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 scho ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/162

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Assessing & Supporting Social & Emotional Competence: Implementing the SCERTS Assessment - Follow-up Workshop B (Twickenham)

SCERTS Follow-up Workshop B (Twickenham) is the second of two follow up workshops for Twickenham those who attended the SCERTS one day training on March 25th 2019. Delegates from the one day training are expected to attend two follow up implementation workshops (both A & B).

The workshops are open to staff who have attended initial SCERTS training from special schools and special resource provisions, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and SEND professionals within AfC who are working to support children and young people with social communication needs.

SCERTS is an e ...
Course Code: EDU 19/237
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Session 1Tuesday 25 June 201915:00 - 17:30Twickenham 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 w ...
Course Code: HLTH 18/070
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Session 1Friday 28 June 201909:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Assessing & Supporting Social & Emotional Competence: Implementing the SCERTS Assessment - Follow-up Workshop B (Surbiton)

SCERTS Follow-up Workshop B (Surbiton) is the second of two follow up workshops for Surbiton those who attended the SCERTS one day training on March 25th 2019. Delegates from the one day training are expected to attend two follow up implementation workshops (both A & B).

The workshops are open to staff who have attended initial SCERTS training from special schools and special resource provisions, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and SEND professionals within AfC who are working to support children and young people with social communication needs.

SCERTS is an evide ...
Course Code: EDU 19/235
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Session 1Wednesday 3 July 201915:00 - 17:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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How to Refer to the Single Point of Access (SPA) and Early Help (EH) Services (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Following the Children’s Services Information Workshops, held in April 2019, this session was developed to support partner agencies with referrals to the SPA and Early Help services.

Staff from a variety of agencies and partners are invited to attend this one hour training session and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and information about our Early Help offers with their colleagues. The session will cover what good referrals look like and how that links with our Signs of Safety practice framework.

The session is ideal for colleagues who are involved in decision making regar ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/122
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Session 1Thursday 4 July 201908:15 - 09:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
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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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How to Refer to the Single Point of Access (SPA) and Early Help (EH) Services (Windsor and Maidenhead)

Following the Children’s Services Information Workshops, held in April 2019, this session was developed to support partner agencies with referrals to the SPA and Early Help services.

Staff from a variety of agencies and partners are invited to attend this one hour training session and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and information about our Early Help offers with their colleagues. The session will cover what good referrals look like and how that links with our Signs of Safety practice framework.

The session is ideal for colleagues who are involved in decision making regar ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/123
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Session 1Tuesday 17 September 201908:15 - 09:30Maidenhead Project Centre, Maidenhead Project Centre, SL6 8BY
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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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