SEIC In Service Day Additonal Support Needs: Supporting Children and Young...

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Calaiswood Special School

Dunfermline

KY11 8LW

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Join us for a day exploring research, strategies and practical tips to support children on the Autism Spectrum.

Workshps available include - please indicate your top 3 choices during sign up procedures

1. Mediated Learning

The aim of mediated learning is to improve the quality of interaction between learners and practitioners (mediators). The mediator enriches the interaction between the learner and the environment. There are three factors for mediation to take place: Intentionality and Reciprocity, Meaning and Transcendence. These three factors will be the focus for the workshop and explored in detail about how to put them into practice for learners leading to high quality interactions.

2. Demand Avoidance
A workshop considering what demand avoidance is, where it comes from and how to
support pupils displaying this behaviour.
This workshop will allow people to consider types of demand avoidant behaviour and shares a wellbeing toolkit for support.d Avoidance

3. Adaptive Skills and Skills Development

A focus on skills development for learners with ASD and learning disability

4. The Importance of Visuals in the Classroom

The Importance of Visuals in the Classroom: An insight into the various forms of non-verbal communication we use on a daily basis and how the use of visuals is a vital part of the curriculum for learners with autism, and to create an inclusive environment.

5. Supports for ASD pupils in mainstream setting

Collaborative working and sharing effective strategies for supporting pupils in mainstream school who are Autistic

6. ASD and Girls

A workshop to look at how ASD presents in girls and the differences between male and female presentation, considering why it is harder to spot, the implications for a girl with ASD including mental health issues and ways to support.

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Calaiswood Special School

Dunfermline

KY11 8LW

United Kingdom

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