Course: Understanding the Needs of CYP with Deafblindness (MSI): 29&30 Jan

Opportunity to attend a two-day NatSIP interactive training course for teaching assistants and other education professionals working with deafblind/mult-sensory impaired children and young people in mainstream settings

Understanding the needs of children and young people with deafblindness (multi-sensory impairment)

Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January 2018, 09:30 - 15:30

The Midland Hotel, Forster Square, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 4HU

 

This two-day NatSIP interactive training course is for teaching assistants and other education professionals working with deafblind/multi-sensory impaired children and young people in mainstream settings.

Presenters:

     Kate Challis works as a specialist teacher for children and young people with multi-sensory impairment as part of the Bradford     Children’s Services, Access and Inclusion

    Bev Mars (NatSIP Associate) has worked in both local authorities and the voluntary sector with deafblind/multi-sensory impaired     children and currently works as a SENCO in a mainstream primary school

Course content:

 An understanding of the basic causes and impact of deafblindness/multi-sensory impairment

 Exploring how combined vision and hearing loss impacts on learning

 Recognising the impact of sensory integration difficulties on learners

 Strategies for developing communication skills

 Developing social and emotional interaction

 How to mange a classroom for a deafblind/MSI learner

 Provision and roles and responsibilities

Cost:

The cost for the two day course including lunch and refreshments is:

£100/delegate, reduced to £50/delegate for NatSIP-affiliated organisations.

Course places are strictly limited to 20, so early booking is advised.

More information:

For more information, see the NatSIP website at https://www.natsip.org.uk or contact Bev Mars (bev.mars@natsip.org.uk)


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Published: 11/01/2018
Audience: Teaching Assistants and other Education Professionals working with Deafblind/Multi-Sensory Impaired
Contact: Kate Challis

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