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Introduction to ASC/Social Communication

** Introductory Level for SENCOs and Early Years Practitioners**

Outline

The aim of this course is to develop a basic understanding of social communication needs and autism spectrum condition (ASC) and how to support young children and their families.

Description

The course will cover the following areas through a range of activities including information giving, case studies and group discussions:

  • How to identify children who present with social communication needs and ASC
  • What to do if you have concerns about a child’s social communication skills
  • Exploring your own experiences of children with social communication needs within your setting
  • Sharing good practice and discussing ways to support children with social communication needs/ASC
  • Reflecting on how to embed this training within your setting and develop your own professional practice.

Programme

Day 1: 20/02/2018 | 18:30 - 20:30

Title: Introduction to ASC/Social Communication
Venue: Sale West Conference Centre (Room / 3), 120 Manor Avenue, Sale, Cheshire, M33 5JX
Trainer: Louise Knox, Educational Psychologist

Day 2: 17/04/2018 | 18:30 - 20:00

Title: Introduction to ASC/Social Communication
Venue: Sale West Conference Centre (Room / 3), 120 Manor Avenue, Sale, Cheshire, M33 5JX
Trainer: Louise Knox, Educational Psychologist

Outcomes

By the end of this session learners will understand:

  • What do we mean by the terms social communication needs and ASC
  • The diagnostic process for ASC and the role of early years practitioners in identifying needs linked to Trafford’s Graduated Approach
  • The strengths and challenges faced by young children with social communication needs and ASC
  • How to support children with social communication needs/ASC and their families in an early years setting

Booking Information

Both sessions must be attended
Free parking is available on site
Refreshments will be provided
Please note that non-attendance or cancellation within 5 working days of the start date will incur a charge

Audience

For SENCOs and all early years education and childcare practitioners

20 Feb 2018 18:30 - 20:30

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Day 1: 20 Feb 2018 18:30 - 20:30
Introduction to ASC/Social Communication
Sale West Conference Centre (Room / 3), 120 Manor Avenue, Sale, M33 5JX
Trainer: Louise Knox
Day 2: 17 Apr 2018 18:30 - 20:00
Introduction to ASC/Social Communication
Sale West Conference Centre (Room / 3), 120 Manor Avenue, Sale, M33 5JX
Trainer: Louise Knox