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:
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.
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