Special Needs Awareness – Pathway

This course provides an overview and introduction to a range of special needs that you are likely to encounter when working with children and young people.  You will gain an understanding of what each condition is, how we can spot it and what we can do next.  If you'd like to cascade or share your learning, you can use the powerpoint presentations at the end of each section as a basis for discussion with your team about how you can best support the children in your setting. During this course you'll learn about:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Speech, Communication & Language Needs
  • Autism
  • ADHD



This training has been developed by Julie Watson

With over 20 years experience, Julie is a staunchly passionate and committed primary educator, having dedicated her career to training and school improvement. She travels nationally and internationally to support schools though evidence based research with subject specific, teaching pedagogies and other focus areas. She specialises in SEND and early language learning and still teaches in order to maintain a close connection pupils and the current themes in education.

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Course Includes

  • 30 Modules
  • Course Certificate

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