Early Years Training 0 – 7 years
We train caregivers and educations with early education training from birth to 7 years of age to “Training to parents and educators with early education training from birth to 7 years of age.
With over 20 years of early intervention knowledge and experience within the fields of special educational needs and crisis intervention, rest assured that your training is in excellent hands.
Supporting Children with Autism & Social Communication Needs.
Speech Language & Communication
to No Cost
& Social Communication Needs.
3 ½ hrs course
- To develop increased understanding and awareness of autism and social communication needs.
- To explore strategies to support learning and development.
- To enhance good practice across Early Years.
- To ensure effective support for Early Years children across all settings.
- Participants will be able to summarize the four areas of difference in autism (communication, processing, social interaction, and sensory processing) and how this could impact children within the setting.
- Participants will be able to describe strategies to use to support the children within the setting.
- Participants will be able to list some resources to use within the setting for best practice for children with autism.
Down Syndrome in the Early Years
2 ½ hrs course
- Provide an overview of Down Syndrome
- To consider implications for learning
- To consider effective teaching approaches
- To consider appropriate strategies and resources for inclusion.
- Participants will be able to describe some basic facts about Down Syndrome.
- Participants will have some understanding of what the strengths and weaknesses are for children with Down Syndrome in the areas of social and emotional development, fine motor skills, visual impairment and language and numeracy development.
- Participants will be able to come up with some ideas for strategies to use within the educational environment.
- Partisans will be able to use different resources to enable a child with Down Syndrome to succeed.
2 hr course
- To increase your awareness of the early stages of communication development.
- To help you begin to understand your role in developing children’s early communication.
- To help you begin to identify ways of creating opportunities for the children to use and develop their language and communication skills in the classroom.
- To discuss visual support and share ideas and resources
- Participants will be able to describe communication and how we all communicate using different strategies.
- Participants will have a better understanding in how to support the child/ren in education environment with communication.
- Participants will be able to start using some visual supports in the education environment to support children.
- To provide ideas to early years educators in making story times more visual for children with special needs.
- To explore different resources that could be used to support and enhance the story books.
- To enhance participation and access to story time for children with special needs.
- Summarize the types of support to enhance story time.
- To provide different ideas and resources to different story books used at story time.
to No Cost
- To increase awareness of the different senses we have.
- To begin to understand your role in developing children’s sensory play.
- To identify ways of creating opportunities for different sensory experiences within the child’s day.
- To discuss and share ideas and resources that cost little to nothing to provide.
- Participants will be able to identify all the senses that we have.
- Participants will be able to implement strategies to support sensory play within their environment.
- Participants will be able to describe and produce some activities in around all of our senses.
Please note that individual developmental needs assessment can’t take place without parental permission.
- To gain a deeper understanding of what inclusion looks like in practice within the classroom environment.
- To develop strategies for the individual or group of children within your classroom environment.
- To discuss how to ‘tweak’ your working classroom environment.