Award winning Positive Looking 1 focuses on motor visual skills which during this one day course is explained through a practical resource rich presentation to support the practitioner’s understanding of each visual skill. E.g: Visual Awareness, Visual Attention, Fixation, Tracking, Transferring Gaze, etc. The course explores practical ideas and activities to support the practitioner in planning targeted interventions and explains observation points to help understand the child's responses.
Foundation part of AVUK's in-depth training package - via distance This foundation course is designed to equip you with the practical skills needed to accelerate spoken language development through listening in pre-school aged children with hearing loss and their families. Using a combination of self-study, shared video and live and pre-recorded webinars we are able to deliver the course content to students worldwide via our online classroom.
Set within the framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage, the course will offer a practical workshop to develop knowledge and understanding of the implications of vision impairment on the child’s learning and development. The emphasis is to develop practical skills and approaches which can be applied by the practitioner within their setting and the child they are working with.
This one day workshop will provide a basic introduction to managing the delivery of the curriculum, presented in braille format, to a child with vision impairment. The practical focus will equip the practitioner with the necessary strategies to support the child who uses braille as their medium of communication. Development of pre-braille skills Holistic approach to introducing braille across the curriculum Introducing braille into the curriculum
Saturday 3rd March 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm at St. James the Greater Church Hall, St. James Terrace, Leicester, LE2 1NA. Cost £24 per person including lunch and refreshments. Further details and booking forms can be found on the SMIRA website at www.selectivemutism.org.uk/news/