Understanding different types of Special Educational Needs can be both challenging and time-consuming. In order to get the best results, however, quality first teaching and effective interventions for students identified as SEN is crucial. This course will demonstrate practical ways to provide both 'challenging' and 'accessible' learning opportunities for pupils with SEN. These will include pupils with autism, dyslexia and ADHD/ADD.
In addition to examining issues of classroom provision for with SEN, this course will explore practical approaches to meet their needs during individual support sessions.
The course is suitable for all teachers, whether you are newly qualified teachers, experienced classroom teachers, SENCOs or specialist support staff.
Delegates will explore a range of differentiation techniques and develop strategies for promoting learning specific to the needs of individual pupils.
Understanding the broad areas of need - how does SEN impact on students in school?
Common defence mechanisms employed by students
Social, Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
How to better engage all staff with student SEN needs
Raising attainment for students with Autism
Effective supports for ADHD students in School
Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
How to talk to students about their learning to promote problem solving
A range of effective practical teaching activities that support dyslexic students and promote engagement and confidence
“An insightful and engaging course that covered the important elements of SEN. The trainer, venue and resources were all excellent. Highly recommend!”Teacher , James Allen's Girls' School
“Practical course with plenty of real-life experiences and examples to take back to the classroom and use with pupils as well as sharing with staff. The memory stick with extra resources on it was a real bonus and much appreciated.”Teacher , Stowe School
“Fantastic speaker, lots of in-depth knowledge, opportunity for discussion, excellent information pack. I was blown away by the generosity of giving access to lots of SEN resources. Lots of exploration of real-life classroom experience and a couple of games to get people moving - brilliant!”Teacher , Rowan Preparatory School
“An excellent course with multiple tips for engaging and bringing out the best in students with learning and living differences. Dragonfly always provides fantastic training and tailors it for all delegates.”Head of Pastoral , Cardiff Sixth Form College