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Upcoming webinars

To book a place please use the links below or complete the online form http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

AUTISM & PUBERTY

18th NOVEMBER, 12.30m – 2.30pm

This webinar is being delivered by Lynn McCann from

Reachout ASC – Autism Support a very experienced teacher who has had over 10 years experience in autism education, outreach and training in a specialist education setting.

To book a place on this course please use the link below

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/autism-and-puberty-tickets-120634696625

 

Pathological Demand Avoidance for Educators

24th November, 9.30am – 12.30pm

This webinar will run over 1 session,  9.30am until 12.30pm and is being delivered by the PDA society.

This course includes information on:

  • the background to PDA
  • research, demands
  • strategies
  • legal obligations
  • PDA children as learners
  • rewards/sanctions
  • collaborative problem solving

To book a place on this course please use the link below

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pathological-demand-avoidance-for-educators-tickets-117750467819

 

 Pre-diagnosis and pathways support (Liverpool & Sefton)

8th & 15th December, 10am – 12pm

This webinar will cover:

First concerns & why is identification important

Referral process

Pathway

Diagnosis or not!

Reactions to diagnosis

Other support

To request a place for this webinar please use the link below.

http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

AUTISM & GIRLS

9th December, 10am – 12pm

This webinar is being delivered by Lynn McCann from

Reachout ASC – Autism Support a very experienced teacher who has had over 10 years experience in autism education, outreach and training in a specialist education setting.

To book a place on this course please use the link below

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/autism-and-girls-tickets-120635420791

 

Understanding Autism

12th,19th & 26th January, 10am – 12pm

This webinar provides parents and carers with an opportunity to discuss their child’s autism diagnosis, learn more about autism and communication, and understand how to access support. It aims to provide parents with opportunities to share experiences, strategies and approaches in order to help them understand their child and support them in the future.

To request a place for this webinar please use the link below.

http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

 Elklan – Let’s Talk with Under 5’s

26th January 2021 – 16th March 2021 (no sessions on 16th February)

6.30pm – 8.30pm

A practical online training course for parents, carers (including child minders) and pre-school practitioners wanting some key skills and knowledge. The course will be delivered over 7 sessions via zoom.

This course covers:

  • What is communication?
  • Adult-child interaction
  • Play; the link between play and language.
  • Using words and sentence
  • Asking questions and sharing books
  • Helping children with unclear speech

 

For further information and costs for the accredited and non-accredited option please email [email protected] or complete the online form http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

Pathological Demand Avoidance

29th January & 5th February, 10am – 12.30pm

This webinar will run over 2 sessions, on 9th and 16th October, 10am until 12.30pm and is being delivered by the PDA society.

The session will cover:

  • What is PDA, how it relates to the Autism Spectrum
  • What is a demand and how they make individuals with PDA feel
  • Panic Attacks/Meltdowns (why they happen)
  • Strategies to decrease anxiety and meltdowns
  • Look at Collaborative and Proactive Solutions
  • The importance of Trust
  • Diagnosis
  • SEN including education
  • Resources
  • Signposting
  • Q&A time

To book a place on this course please use the link below

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pathological-demand-avoidance-tickets-126251193719

 

Understanding Sensory Needs

9th, 16th & 23rd March 20, 10am – 12.30pm

This webinar aims to provide parents and carers with an introduction to the sensory systems and sensory processing differences some children may experience.

To request a place for this webinar please use the link below.

http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

Elklan – Let’s Talk Together

13th April – 25th May, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Weekly sessions delivered over 7 weeks.

Delivered over 7 weekly sessions via zoom this is a practical training course for parents, carers (including child minders) and school based practitioners wanting some key skills and knowledge in developing the communication skills of children with social communication needs including autism.

This course provides:

Opportunities to discuss ideas to help children learn to listen, understand and talk.

Information about communication difficulties children can experience.

Information about normal speech and language development.

An illustrated workbook full of practical tips and ideas which provides a rich source of individualised strategies and information to support a specific child.

Designed to be delivered over seven weekly sessions, the course uses interactive teaching methods, practical activities, videos and group discussion to engage learners.

This is an accredited course and participants receive a certificate for the Let’s Talk Together course accredited by an externally quality assured and Ofqual regulated national Awarding Organisation. The accreditation gained will be 3 credits at level 1. This could help you with employment opportunities. You will be given support and encouragement to achieve this goal.

There is also an option to complete the course without accreditation and participants will receive and attendance certificate.

For further information and costs for the accredited and non-accredited option please email [email protected] or complete the online form http://www.theisabellatrust.org/apply-for-course/

 

ADDITIONAL DATES COMING SOON

FOR THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS:

Autism & Early Years

Autism in Primary Years

Autism in Secondary Years

Autism & Transitions

Autism & Anxiety

Introduction to ADHD

Sensory Stories for Children with SEND

Sensory Processing Difficulties

Sensory Defensiveness

Eating Difficulties – Limited & Restricted Diets

Toileting Difficulties

Sleep Difficulties

Emotional Regulation

 

For further information please contact us on [email protected]

 

Parents & Carers

Based on the Government guidelines regarding the corona virus we have taken the decision to ask all our trainers to postpone their face to face courses for the foreseeable future.

The situation will be continually reviewed.

We Apologise for the inconvenience but we do feel this is the right decision to keep everyone as safe as possible.

 

9th October & 16th October, 10am – 12.30pm
Pathological Demand Avoidance

This webinar will run over 2 sessions, on 9th and 16th October, 10am until 12.30pm and is being delivered by the PDA society.

The session will cover:

  • What is PDA, how it relates to the Autism Spectrum
  • What is a demand and how they make individuals with PDA feel
  • Panic Attacks/Meltdowns (why they happen)
  • Strategies to decrease anxiety and meltdowns
  • Look at Collaborative and Proactive Solutions
  • The importance of Trust
  • Diagnosis, SEN including education, Resources, Signposting, some Q&A time

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pathological-demand-avoidance-tickets-117747001451

 

4th November – 16th December, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Elklan – Let’s Talk with Under 5’s

A practical online training course for parents, carers (including child minders) and pre-school practitioners wanting some key skills and knowledge. The course will be delivered over 7 sessions via zoom.

Lets Talk With Under 5s course outline

This course covers:

What is communication?

Adult-child interaction

Play; the link between play and language.

Using words and sentence

Asking questions and sharing books

Helping children with unclear speech

The sessions are very practical, there are opportunities to:

Think about your child’s communication

Try new ideas

Choose activities specifically for you

Discuss a range of issues

Practise using ideas at home or in the work place

Gain recognition for taking part in the course by recording your ideas, observations and activities in a booklet.

What will participants receive?

A certificate for the Let’s Talk with Under 5s course accredited by an externally quality assured and Ofqual regulated national Awarding Organisation. The accreditation gained will be 3 credits at level 1. You will be given support and encouragement to achieve this goal.

In addition you will receive:

Participants receive an illustrated workbook to accompany the course;

opportunities to discuss ideas to help children learn to listen, understand and talk;

information about communication difficulties children can experience;

information about normal speech and language development; and

an illustrated workbook full of practical tips and ideas which provides a rich source of individualised strategies and information.

There is an option to complete this course without completing the accreditation. For further information and costs for the accredited and non-accredited option please email [email protected]

 

Professionals

Based on the Government guidelines regarding the corona virus we have taken the decision to ask all our trainers to postpone their face to face courses for the foreseeable future.

The situation will be continually reviewed.

We Apologise for the inconvenience but we do feel this is the right decision to keep everyone as safe as possible.

 

2nd October, 10am – 2pm (half day webinar)

Lego®-based therapy training

Approximately 2 hours of pre-course e-learning, a half-day live webinar and around 1 hour of post-course e-learning. The course is for professionals and aims to give you all the information you need to set up your own LEGO®-based therapy sessions. You will be given a login to the facilitators section of the Bricks for Autism website which includes practical resources, as well as a certificate of attendance.

The post-course learning is designed to compliment the work already done during pre-course learning and the webinar. It includes a number of elements such as, assessment and evaluation and research evidence base for Lego-based therapy. It also provides useful information and links to help you get started with ideas and activities. There is also a final assessment for all delegates to complete.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lego-based-therapy-training-tickets-79947478059

 

4th November – 16th December, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Elklan – Let’s Talk with Under 5’s

A practical online training course for parents, carers (including child minders) and pre-school practitioners wanting some key skills and knowledge. The course will be delivered over 7 sessions via zoom.

Lets Talk With Under 5s course outline

This course covers:

What is communication?

Adult-child interaction

Play; the link between play and language.

Using words and sentence

Asking questions and sharing books

Helping children with unclear speech

The sessions are very practical, there are opportunities to:

Think about your child’s communication

Try new ideas

Choose activities specifically for you

Discuss a range of issues

Practise using ideas at home or in the work place

Gain recognition for taking part in the course by recording your ideas, observations and activities in a booklet.

What will participants receive?

A certificate for the Let’s Talk with Under 5s course accredited by an externally quality assured and Ofqual regulated national Awarding Organisation. The accreditation gained will be 3 credits at level 1. You will be given support and encouragement to achieve this goal.

In addition you will receive:

Participants receive an illustrated workbook to accompany the course;

opportunities to discuss ideas to help children learn to listen, understand and talk;

information about communication difficulties children can experience;

information about normal speech and language development; and

an illustrated workbook full of practical tips and ideas which provides a rich source of individualised strategies and information.

There is an option to complete this course without completing the accreditation. For further information and costs for the accredited and non-accredited option please email [email protected]

 

24th November, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Pathological Demand Avoidance for Educators

This webinar will run over 1 session,  9.30am until 12.30pm and is being delivered by the PDA society.

This course includes information on:

  • the background to PDA
  • research, demands
  • strategies
  • legal obligations
  • PDA children as learners
  • rewards/sanctions
  • collaborative problem solving

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pathological-demand-avoidance-for-educators-tickets-117750467819

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