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Further Development of Support for SEN at the Foundation Stage: Communication & Interaction: Social Communication/ASC

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event

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
Case studies

There are five separate sessions and you can attend as many or as few as you feel appropriate.

This session will cover:

What are Autistic Spectrum Conditions?  Triad of impairments.  Initial concerns/diagnostic pathway.  Understanding key ideas behind intervention approaches.  Strategies to support communication, interaction, play and learning in schools/settings.  Associated sensory needs.


Learning outcomes

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

Additional information







Course categories
Special Educational Needs
Special Educational Needs subcategories
Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Early Years Providers / Early Years Providers non Brighton and Hove / Schools
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Hollingbury Learning Centre, Youth Service Wing, Carden Avenue
Event Trainers
Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service *
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
Tier 4
Tier 5
Start Date
Tuesday 13 March 2018
End Date
Tuesday 13 March 2018
09:15 - 15:15
Number of Sessions