Course

  • 6 Modules

    Sensory Processing Disorder

    Training for all levels of professionals, including those new to education and parents and carers.Practical strategies todevelop a greater understanding of the importance ofsensoryprocessing to learning for all.The course will provide an overview of how we learn and why sensory processing is keytothis, and the impact /difficulties faced when there are issues.The focus will be on effective multi professional collaboration and theeffective integration of advice (OT) and support. 
  • 16 Modules

    Sound Healing in the Classroom

    This short, hands on, course introduces you to Sound Healing and how it can be used in the classroom to help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. Helen demonstrates simple, stand alone, Mindful Musical Moments - using percussion instruments such as drums, chimes, singing bowls and the voice - which can be slotted in at any moment in the school day, e.g. lining up at the door, in between lessons or just before home time.   These minute-long videos can be used directly in the classroom or as starting points from which teachers, and pupils, can lead Mindful Musical Moments themselves, creating their own bespoke versions with percussion instruments which are available to them.   
  • 7 Modules

    A Parents’ Perspective on Mental Health

    This is a recording of a past webinar. Join Fathima as we consider the impact of Mental Health issues on individuals with SEN. Fathima will…
  • 13 Modules

    Promoting Safe and Comfortable Feeding for the Home and the Learning Environment

    This is a recording of a past webinar. The webinar will explore factors that impact on safe and comfortable feeding, providing insight into risk factors,…
  • 2 Modules

    Young People, Drugs and Decisions – What Every Parent Needs to Know

    The workshop will include: levels of young people’s exposure to drugs, what young people, parents and carers need to know about the risks, factors that affect young people’s decision-making, how to have effective conversations at home, and practical suggestions to help them stay safe. It will also look at what to do if you have concerns, and where to go for more information and support.
  • 6 Modules

    Creating an Inclusive Reading Classroom

    Training for all levels of professionals, including those new to education and parents and carers. Aims to develop knowledge and confidenceabout how we learn to read and how we can use this knowledge to remove barriers to learning for all. Looking how to engage and motivate all learners to read including those with specific learning needs such as Dyslexia and those with more complex SEND.Strategies, ideas, and ways in are provided to get all learners reading now, usingbest practice research andclassroom experience. 
  • 7 Modules

    Playful Approaches for Teaching Emotional Regulation

    This course has been designed for teachers, TA’s or anyone working with or supporting children. I’ll discuss how reaching positive emotional states in play can enable children to learn the skill of emotional regulation.     
  • 13 Modules

    Parachute Activities

    This course provides ideas of how and why to use parachute activities. It was written for pupils with PMLD but is suitable for anyone wanting movement, inclusion, communication ideas or specifically parachute ideas.
  • 6 Modules

    What is Our Vestibular System? Why is it Key to Education for Learners with PMLD?

    Training for all levels of professionals, including those new to education and parents and carers. The course will provide an overview of how we learn and why our vestibular sensory processing system is keytothis, especially for learners with PMLD. The vestibular system will be placed within the context of our sensory processing system and the impact /difficulties faced when there are issues with our vestibular processing system outlined. The course provides practical strategies for all learners, specifically those with PMLD.The role of effective multi professional collaboration and theeffective integration of advice (OT) and support are highlighted throughout. 
  • 8 Modules

    Using and Making Sensory Bottles with Students with PMLD

    Through this course, Sonya will share practical tips and ideas on making and using Sensory bottles in engaging and exciting ways to support learning and development. She will also share examples of her student’s engagement and positivity, and how you can work on specific areas of learning.
  • 2 Modules

    Guiding Adults to Support Children and Young People with Grief and Loss

    This is a recording of a past webinar. Grief and loss can affect us all, and this includes children and young people. This webinar will…
  • 6 Modules

    Personal Care – Being Active Participants and Possibilities for Learning for Learners with PMLD 

    This course is designed to raise awareness and offer simple suggestion and ideas for anyone who supports learners with PMLD to enable them to become active participants within their own personal care routines.  This is possible through using learning opportunities that arise from care routines and activities.  I will highlight opportunities for developing communication, physical development, initiation and independence, explore how participation may take place and what elements can be used to enhance learners independenceLook at ways in which you can build on previous learning and use the repetitive nature of these routine to support learning in a positive and purposeful way.  This course will also discuss considerations of rights, law and keeping children safe in education.  
  • 1 Module

    Halloween A Multisensory Exploration: Helping you to Plan your Halloween Week

    This is a recording of a past webinar. In this webinar, Victoria aims to share how to deliver a step-by-step multisensory story ‘Halloween – A…
  • 9 Modules

    Touch, How We Learn & What We Can Learn by Using Our Sense of Touch to Explore

    Pupils with PMLD access the world around by using their senses. As a result, we then need to teach them using a sensory curriculum. They need to engage in hands on experiences. Touch is one area of a sensory curriculum. Through this course, Sarah will share information about touch. We can learn so much by using our sense of touch. However, some of our pupils may be inhibited by physical limitations, cognitive levels or sensory impairment. Tactile defensiveness may be physiological or psychological. Sarah includes ideas for activities to try in order for our pupils to be engaged in activities meaningful to them.  
  • 7 Modules

    Consolidating Phonics Practice

    This course will explore a range of strategies to help embed a strong emphasis of phonics within your setting. It will encompass the techniques and ideas previously explored within ‘Getting Started with Phonics’ and ‘Continuing with phonics’. The course will also support you with assessing pupils’ phonetic progress and preparation for the phonics screening in Year 1.
  • 6 Modules

    Developing Friendships with Young People with PMLD

    This course is designed to raise awareness and offer simple suggestion and ideas for anyone who supports learners with PMLD to support their development of friendships through offering opportunities for interactions and building social skills.  It will look at strategies and activities to help develop these skills in safe and supported ways.  It will look at sharing favoured activities and interests, having a shared focus and shared enjoyment.  
  • 8 Modules

    Identifying the Risks to Children Posed Online

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. This course looks at the main risks to children online, considers the major platforms that children use (social media, gaming and live streaming) and examines how each of those platforms poses a different risk to children. We will consider how children can abuse each other online and then examine how we can work to keep children safe.
  • 7 Modules

    Identifying and Responding to Signs that a Child is Living with Domestic Abuse

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. Domestic abuse is prevalent in the UK and affects thousands of children across the country. The course will outline the main types of domestic abuse, what to look out for and how to respond if you think a child is living in a domestically abusive environment.
  • 12 Modules

    Identify the Signs of the 4 Main Types of Abuse

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. It is important that everyone who works with children has a good understanding of the signs and symptoms of abuse, so that they can take action to protect children who are suffering harm. This course will guide you through the four main types of abuse and some of the things you might see, hear or experience if a child you know is being abused or neglected.