Course

  • 16 Modules

    Self Regulation Difficulties: Ten Top Tips and Strategies

    Self regulation problems are seen when children experience meltdowns or behaviour tantrums at an age that exceeds the toddler stage of development. It is both acceptable and customary for toddlers to struggle to contain their emotions but this is a skill they master as they mature. During this course Cherryl will provide ten strategies and top tips that will help in the classroom. You might also be interested in Cherryl's introductory course which sets the scene: A Basic Introduction to Self Regulation Difficulties.
  • 6 Modules

    A Basic Introduction to Self Regulation Difficulties

    Self regulation problems are seen when children experience meltdowns or behaviour tantrums at an age that exceeds the toddler stage of development. As everyone knows it is normal for toddlers to struggle to contain their emotions but this is a skill they master as they mature. During this course Cherryl will explore the nature of these self regulation problems and she will also discuss what the causes might be. Cherryl will discuss how to spot a child who is struggling with self regulation and she will give some examples of self regulation You may also be interested Cherryl's follow up course: Self Regulation Difficulties: Ten Top Tips and Strategies.
  • 8 Modules

    Making Mindfulness Fun

    Whether you’re a regular meditator or are new to Mindfulness, this course will provide you with some fun ideas for engaging children with mindful practices. Designed for both individual and group engagement, this course is perfect for teachers, parents, carers or anyone who works with or supports children.    
  • 7 Modules

    Supporting your child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

    This course is tailored towards parents and guardians with a child who may have already received a diagnosis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) or who may be suspecting this to be the case. This video will also be useful for parents and guardians experiencing some challenges around defiant behaviours.
  • 2 Modules

    Practical Strategies to Support Autistic Girls to Attend & Enjoy School

    Course Content This is a past recording of a webinar. We’ll explore what autistic girls say helps and hinders their access to school and how…
  • 2 Modules

    Supporting Autistic People with Problem Solving

    In this 5-minute video, I demonstrate a visual strategy to support autistic students with problem-solving. This strategy involves generating various solutions to problems and exploring the consequences of each one to decide which solution is the best and why.

  • 9 Modules

    Medical Conditions Training- Epilepsy

    In this course we cover all aspects of Epilepsy – we look at what it is, the most common symptoms you might see and discuss some of the most common types of seizures, including seizures that are not caused by Epilepsy. The different triggers and treatment options are considered as well as Emergency Medication administration (Buccal Midazolam). We use the mnemonic A.C.T.I.O.N to give some advice about what to do when someone is having an Epileptic Seizure. Finally we discuss some of the rare complications linked to Epilepsy and think about the impact of Epilepsy on a child.
  • 6 Modules

    Simple Steps Towards Autism Friendly Classrooms

    This course will help you to understand why classrooms can be difficult places to be and to learn for autistic students. Gray shares with you a range of ideas and changes that we can make to help.
  • 1 Module

    How to be your School’s Autistic Champion

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Autism specialist Jodie Smitten will talk about how the steps that you can take to lead on…
  • 8 Modules

    Medical Conditions Training: Asthma

    In this course we consider Asthma – how common is it and what exactly is Asthma? We consider the common triggers and symptoms that you may see and consider what to do when you have a pupil who is having an Asthma attack. Finally, we think about what ‘good’ practice looks like in schools.
  • 7 Modules

    Spot and Support Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

    This course has been developed to give you an overview of the key signs to spot in those who may have Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). We will also consider some of the ways we can support those experiencing this spectrum of disorders - given its complexity and life long nature, when to seek further support and how you can work with parents and carers.
  • 12 Modules

    Suicide: How to Support During Crisis Moments

    During this course we explore the practical steps we can take to support someone who is suicidal.  It's designed to give you the confidence and ideas you need in those most difficult moments.  This course was commissioned by HeadStart Kernow, a National Lottery funded project.
  • 8 Modules

    Spot and Support those with OCD and Intrusive Thoughts

    This course has been developed to give you an overview of the key signs to spot in those who might be experiencing intrusive thoughts and OCD. We will also consider some of the ways we can support those experiencing intrusive thoughts and OCD, when to seek further support and how you can work with parents and carers.
  • 8 Modules

    Anxiety: Helping Your Autistic Child to Help Themselves

    Anxiety is very much part of growing up and is something that we will all face at some point in our lives. However, Autistic children can experience Anxiety more intensely and more frequently than other children. Throughout the following modules, we will consider how best to support children with Autism.  
  • 0 Modules

    Transitional Objects as Sources of Comfort

    Kate Holden explores how transitional objects can bring comfort to children at times of stress or uncertainty. 

  • 1 Module

    Mindfulness in the classroom – what worked for us

    This is a playback of a past live webinar. During this one-hour webinar, primary head, Amy Harvey and SENDCo Natalie Bailey will talk about how they developed and implemented mindfulness in the classroom.  They’ll share what worked, what didn’t and give some ideas you could try in your setting.
  • 10 Modules

    Help Anxious Children Feel Calm & in Control

    When faced with a child who is worried or anxious, it can be hard to know how best to help and sometimes in trying to help, we end up making things worse.  In this course, Pooky helps you to understand the cycle of anxiety and the simple steps you can take to help your child feel like together you are taking control of their anxiety rather than letting their anxiety control them.

    The course has been developed and delivered by Dr Pooky Knightsmith and is aimed at parents and carers and other champions of children aged ten and under, though you may find the ideas are more widely applicable. The development of this course has been supported by Resilient Rutland who are funded by the National Lottery Community fund.

  • 1 Module

    Beyond Disability – Why You Need to be Careful When Cutting Kids Slack

    This is a playback of a past live webinar.  During this one-hour webinar, Celebrity Mastermind victor and disability advocate Adam Pearson will explore how sometimes, in our kindness, we prevent children with special needs and disabilities from reaching their potential. Straight-talking Adam will share ideas that can be used to support individuals as well as considering how we can begin to challenge the wider status quo.
  • 1 Module

    Practical Ideas for Supporting Children who are Reluctant to Return to School

    This is a playback of a past live webinar.  During this one-hour webinar, Emma Pinnock will share ideas for school staff or families supporting children who are anxious about the return to school. She’ll think about some universal approaches we can take to ensure a successful return for all children as well as thinking about how to identify and support those children for whom the return may be more of a struggle.
  • 1 Module

    Working Together with Parents & Carers of Children with Mental Health Issues

    This is a playback of a past live webinar. During this one hour webinar, Wendy Minhinnett, Founder of Rollercoaster Parent Support will share simple ideas for effectively supporting and working with parents and carers of children who are struggling with their mental health. Wendy will explore what works, what doesn’t and some of the simple things that can make a big difference.