These sessions aim to further develop the skills of early years providers in identifying and providing for children with SEND. Each session will provide information to aid understanding of the child’s experience and needs.There will be opportunities to share strategies to use when supporting these children.
Course activities will include:
Presentation and handouts
Small group discussions & tasks
There are five separate sessions and you can attend as many or as few as you feel appropriate.
This session will cover:
Early social-emotional development. Understanding how children learn both positive and inappropriate behaviour. Strategies to promote social and emotional competence. Gathering information to plan more intensive individualised interventions. Functional analysis/ABC Charts. Writing Support Plans for this area of need. Special consideration for children with attention, sensory and social communication difficulties.
The sessions will give participants:
an increased understanding of specific difficulties and provide a range of strategies to effectively support children with particular areas of need
increased confidence in recording targets, support and outcomes on SEND Support Plans for particular areas of need
opportunities to review policies and practices in their setting to reduce barriers to achievement and inclusion