This introductory course comprises 3x 3-hour twilights which will improve learners’ confidence, skills and knowledge in relation to: 

Week 1: Autism 

Week 2: Social, emotional & behavioural needs 

Week 3: Speech and language impairments  

All 3 sessions should be attended. Applications are particularly welcomed from nursery and primary school teachers. 

Specific learning outcomes for each part of the course are as follows:

 

Week 1:

  • The range of social, emotional and behavioural needs (SEBN) children and young people might have 
  • The range of situations and experiences that can give rise to SEBN 
  • Ways in which SEBN can impact on learning and relationships 
  • Evidence-based approaches that can help support learners with SEBN 
  • Where participants can find further support, resources and information including those for parents and carers as well as teachers and learners.

 

Week 2:

  • The range of impairments or difficulties that come under the ‘umbrella’ term ‘speech and language impairment’
  • What the indicators of these difficulties are
  • The range of ways in which speech and language impairment can present in children and young people
  • Ways in which speech and language impairment can impact on learning and relationships
  • Evidence-based strategies that can help support learners with speech and language impairments
  • Where learners can find further support, resources and information, including those for parents and carers as well as teachers and learners. 

 

Week 3

  • What autism is 
  • What the indicators of autism are 
  • The range of ways in which autism can present in children and young people 
  • Ways in which autism can impact on learning and relationships 
  • Strategies that can help support learners with autism 
  • Where learners can find further support, resources and information, including those for parents and carers as well as teachers and learners.

 

Dates, times and venues: 

Glasgow:

20 February, 27 February and 6 March 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm
STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow, G3 6NG. 

To apply:

Please email Lesley Walker, clearly stating your name, establishment and your preferred date and venue.