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Childhood Anxiety
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Childhood Anxiety is a subject that not only teachers need to be aware of, but that you may want to share with parents as well. 

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health With Jacci Jones
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Jacci Jones (www.jaccijones.co.uk) was in discussion with Joe from Education Nation.

This discussion was recorded near the start of the Covid-19 pandemic as a response to requests for a once off live webinair that would help people better understand any anxieties or otherwise that they were experiencing.

Although it was never intended to be part of the Education Nation system (as at that time it was expected some type of return to ‘normal’ by the end of Summer 2020) – we’re posting it for all members due to the number of requests we are getting for something similar again.

Looking after your mental wellbeing is not a once off ‘Tick the Box’ course. You need to keep at it, reminding yourself to keep the focus on the fact that you can colour your own worldview and response to what happens.
Jacci is helping to address this by hosting a regular podcast which you can listen to at www.livinglifebeinghuman.co.uk. She also has other resources to help as well as an online support group for anyone who needs it at her website: www.jaccijones.co.uk .

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Conflict Resolution & Dealing with ‘Difficult People’ :)
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Conflict is inevitable at some stage whenever two or more people live, work, or spend time together.


The main difference between this having a negative impact is on how people approach issues, disagreements, and differences of opinion.

You can’t ‘control’ the other person, but you can control how you respond, and this, in turn can help prevent, or manage a situation that could spiral out of hand.

This briefing covers:
What is ‘Difficult Person’?
What is conflict?
The conflict styles.
How to make conflict productive.
How to choose an approach.
Tips and Traps to avoid.

This course refers to material which is covered in:
Behaviour 101
Minfdulness 101
Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour

You do not need to have completed these courses to get benefit from this course, however you can explore the topics mentioned in more detail in these should you wish.

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Vocabulary Enrichment from Junior Infants to Leaving Cert
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Supporting children with language impairments towards developing age-appropriate vocabulary

Written and presented by Niamh Egan, Senior Speech & Language Therapist. Vocabulary is exceptionally important in helping individuals access new learning, and new opportunities – both inside the school system and as a predictor of future success.

For the Speech and Language impaired child, this is often an area where they can fall behind easily.

In this course, you will learn:

Understanding and Core Concepts of the importance of vocabulary
Describe the main divisions and types of vocabulary
To describe how words work or the main features of words
Identify the vocabulary associated with the ages and stages in language development.

Early years & Primary School

How to align vocabulary instruction to the curriculum

Beyond Primary School

How to approach vocabulary instruction for secondary students, who are bombarded with new words each day, and are expected to be self directed in finding their meanings and definitions.

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Managing Stress and Work Life Balance
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"I liked how the instructor broke the course down into different sections. She was very clear and her simple explanations were very easy to follow. She used personal experiences which are very relatable. Her synopsis was very well structured and detailed."

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"I really enjoyed the course, I found it very informative and I will watch the videos again to get as much info to sink in as possible."

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"A very important couse for my life and tools that I will use to recognise my state of mind and recognising how it fluctuates throughout the day."

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"I learned to be more aware of my own well being and its importance as not just as a teacher but as a wife and mother."

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"Thank you for a very informative course. It was concise, to the point and very clear. I found the instructor particularly easy to listen to."

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"I learned to be conscious of why we are thinking things and how to perhaps communicate with ours more evenly and less stressfully"

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"Easy to listen to. Makes you think about how much overthinking you can do"

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"Having the tools to deal with stress is an important factor to becoming a successful educator and having a healthy life work balance."

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Written and presented by Jacci Jones. (www.jaccijones.co.uk)

This course covers how awareness of how we think and feel about events that happen to us contribute to our levels of stress. It is aimed to get you thinking, and reflecting on how you perceive stressful situations, with the view to using this to help you manage these events.

The course topics cover:

Ego States
What are Ego States. How they contribute to good communication, or create conflict and stress

Life Script
What is a Life Script. How does it impact how we react and approach things. How can we change the script?

Drama Triangle
The Drama Triangle. What it is. How we move through it, and how it can mean it can create stressful situations for you (but perhaps not for someone else).

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Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour
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"Lisa really knows her stuff"

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"I like that it gave you case scenarios and how to recognise the behaviour and where it’s coming from."

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"I liked that there was a lot of examples used to describe situations.I felt it really helped me to visualise a lot of behaviours and outcomes. I thought it was very informative and easily explained,which i liked a lot. A really good presentation with facts and examples. thank you."

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"I liked seeing how the ABCs are completed and understand them. I also got to learn about how my reaction to behaviours affect the outcome."

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"I learned that behaviour is just an action- observation is key."

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"I found it all really informative. It covered a lot of techniques that would be useful in the classroom that I work in."

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"Lisa was very easy to listen to and gave some very good examples of situations that we could understand"

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"I learned how to complete an ABC chart, which I have heard of before but I would not have felt comfortable completing. I now feel that I could do so, thank you."

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Written and presented by Lisa Domican of GraceApp and Autism 101, this short course teaches you how to objectively assess challenging behaviour using the A-B-C method.

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Behaviour 101 (Exploring Behaviour)
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"I liked the way it was presented. I liked the ways to look at behaviour and I especially liked the scenarios there were giving and how to approach the behaviour."

What viewers say about our Behaviour 101 course   
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"Lots! Simple approaches to use in the classroom. Helped me to understand myself and how my own mindset could have an affect on my classroom."

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"I liked Jacci's down to earth approach and her clear way of explaining things"

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"I feel that i can use my new knowledge in the classroom and for my own self-growth."

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"Potential approaches in how to deal with ‘challenging behaviour’ and the need to be aware of your own state of mind when/before dealing with it."

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"Teaches simple techniques on how to approach children that might be struggling with their thoughts and behaviours."

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"I learned a great deal about the stages of development of behaviour, and I did not realise that these stages occur throughout your life and not just in your early years."

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Once you understand how it works, and how you filter other people’s actions, it helps you in turn, to better understand them.
Once understanding has started, then helping the other person becomes easier.

Our wonderful presenter, Jacci, from Jacci Jones Coaching calls the steps needed to understand all this, an ‘Exploration of Behaviour’.

In this course, Jacci helps us explore the main aspects of behaviour through the following steps:

  • Ages and Stages of Development
  • Self Esteem
  • Drivers of Behaviour
  • L.E.A.V.E. Approach
  • 3 Principles

We would strongly recommend anyone who is interested in this topic, or as pre-requisite for viewing a follow on topic such as “Challenging Behaviour in the classroom”

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How to help a pupil who is stuttering
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Stuttering, or stammering can profoundly affect an individual. There are ways you can practically help.

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Attention
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"I feel this course has covered so much and I have gained so much from it I can’t think of anything else that could be included."

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"I learned to give a child time to process what you are telling them. Show picture support. Show good listening yourself"

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"I have learned loads. I have to minimise distractions. Keep my language simple, not have long sentences. smaller sentences in chunks. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Try and encourage turn-taking. Use visual clues."

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What is Attention, and how can we help kids ‘tune in’?

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Communicating PAIN
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"I never thought of it in the way it was presented in this talk."

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"I never realised something pretty obvious: the need of teaching the body parts in order for the children to communicate effectively where it hurts."

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"I liked the delivery of the course. The provider was easy to listen to and conveyed her information clearly and concisely. The ideas to teach body parts and concept of pain were very helpful."

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"Loved this course, especially the importance of teaching and of talking about pain and how it is presented."

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"I liked the way the course was delivered easy to follow and understand. I also got a few ideas that I could use in my work going forward."

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"I got loads of ideas to work on expressive/receptive language in relation to expressing pain"

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"I liked the quick, simple and incidental learning methods. Concise and engaging course. The presenter was informative and her personal stories interesting."

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"I have learned in order to teach pain you have to teach body parts and the concept of pain combined. I have been given lots of ideas to do this."

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Being able to successfully communicate the source of, and even cause of, pain is vitally important in a young child or a person with communication issues.

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Behaviour – An overview
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"The presenter gave very clear instructions on how to help a child with behaviours that challenge. The 8 points were very simply put and easy to follow."

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"The speaker is very articulate and explains things very well. the eight things to consider give a good overview of how best to manage behaviour so as not to negatively impact the child."

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"The eight area’s covered each had their own learning, from the use of the abc approach to grandma’s rule it is important to consider how our reaction to each situation can impact the child."

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"I liked the ideas strategies and scenarios explained. I will try to incorporate these in the Early Years"

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Short overview about behaviour. This topic comes up a lot in requests from parents, teachers and carers alike. But… what is behaviour?

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Behaviour – Using Social Stories
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"I learned that it is very important to use the right phrases. That verbal children can help to write social stories with you as opposed to having it written for them."

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"Loved it!! Haven't used Social Stories before. Can't wait to check out websites recommended."

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"I learned about choosing something that interest them to base the social story on, also the importance of positivity & not setting the child up to fail"

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"I loved the way it was presented and so clearly explained, also how she said to use phrases like sometimes/ I will try etc, it gives the child the understanding that they will not always get it right nor are they expected too."

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A social story is a great tool to help manage expectations, which can often lead to a reduction in what is often termed ‘Problem behaviour’.

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School Age Stuttering – Patty Walton
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This course covers both  
Assessment of School Age Stuttering and Parent Counselling and  Treating School Age Stuttering.

This is the SCHOOL AGE MODULE from Patty’s training in Dublin, June 2019.


This is a specialised course for Speech and Language Pathologists.

It is available to view in it’s entirety, and will give the general viewer an excellent overview of the challenges and key points of awareness and support that you can give a school going child who has a stammer.

3hr 20mins


.Participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a stronger understanding of the nature and development of stuttering and how to use that knowledge to assess and treat stuttering in children which is tailored to meet their individual needs.
  2. Be able to implement appropriate formal and informal “portfolio” assessments for stuttering for both preschool and school age children who stutter.
  3. Recognize the components of differential diagnosis for assessment of stuttering in the younger child.
  4. Develop effective treatment plans based on individualized assessment information through implementation of case studies.
  5. Develop a wider repertoire of strategies for treating preschool age stuttering.


Introduction




About Patty

Patty Walton, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a master’s degree in speech language pathology in 1985.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency.

Patty is the owner of the Center for Stuttering Therapy in Denver, Colorado.  The Center employs five speech language pathologists, and the practice is limited to the diagnosis and treatment of stuttering in children and adults.

In addition to her clinical practice, Patty is adjunct faculty at the University of Northern Colorado and University of Colorado at Boulder where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in fluency, and is a clinical educator providing training and supervision for diagnostic and clinical practicums focused in fluency disorders.

Patty co-authored Fun with Fluency for the Young Child with Mary Wallace, in 1998, and authored Fun with Fluency for the School Age Child in 2013.  She has presented extensively at the local, state, national, and international level on topics related to fluency disorders. She is a board member of The American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.

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Preschool Age Stuttering – Patty Walton
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This course covers both
 Assessment of Preschool Stuttering and Parent Counselling and  Treating Preschool Age Stuttering.

This is the PRESCHOOL MODULE from Patty’s training in Dublin, June 2019.


This is a specialised course for Speech and Language Pathologists.

It is available to view in it’s entirety, and will give the general viewer an excellent overview of the challenges and key points of awareness and support that you can give a preschooler who has a stammer.

2hr 20mins


Participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a stronger understanding of the nature and development of stuttering and how to use that knowledge to assess and treat stuttering in children which is tailored to meet their individual needs.
  2. Be able to implement appropriate formal and informal “portfolio” assessments for stuttering for both preschool and school age children who stutter.
  3. Recognize the components of differential diagnosis for assessment of stuttering in the younger child.
  4. Develop effective treatment plans based on individualized assessment information through implementation of case studies.
  5. Develop a wider repertoire of strategies for treating preschool age stuttering.

Introduction

About Patty

Patty Walton, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a master’s degree in speech language pathology in 1985.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency.

Patty is the owner of the Center for Stuttering Therapy in Denver, Colorado.  The Center employs five speech language pathologists, and the practice is limited to the diagnosis and treatment of stuttering in children and adults.

In addition to her clinical practice, Patty is adjunct faculty at the University of Northern Colorado and University of Colorado at Boulder where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in fluency, and is a clinical educator providing training and supervision for diagnostic and clinical practicums focused in fluency disorders.

Patty co-authored Fun with Fluency for the Young Child with Mary Wallace, in 1998, and authored Fun with Fluency for the School Age Child in 2013.  She has presented extensively at the local, state, national, and international level on topics related to fluency disorders. She is a board member of The American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.

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Communication Passports
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"I had never of heard of this before so it was all new!"

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"Love the examples and template! Very useful."

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"Thoroughly enjoyed the session, lots of practical ideas and tips."

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"Engaging presenter !! Lots of useful information."

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"Great tips and ideas to help me with the children I work with."

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"Loved the style of the video and the fact you could see the pages of the passport as she was explaining them."

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Speech and Language Therapist Marijke Morris outlines what Communication Passports are, how to create them, and why you always need them for children and adolescents with communication difficulties.

If there is ever a ‘Silver Bullet’ item, when done well, that can help teachers, SNAs and family members to work together to ensure a pupil is given the best chance – this is it.

It is best to have the pupil’s family’s help with creating these.


You can direct family members to access this training on our public training portal for free here: https://cattsireland.com/onlinetraining/courses/communication-passports/

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ASD Course Series
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If you are supporting someone with ASD in any school setting, this comprehensive course pack contains all our ASD courses and will help set you up to support your pupil.

While the majority of other courses in the Education Nation system allow you to pick and choose as you wish, a course series is a structured set of courses, which can only be run in the recommended order that the course authors suggested. This can be a great way to get someone quickly from little understanding, to a good basic understanding of a topic.

If you wish to take these courses piecemeal, they can be taken as you wish from your MY ACCOUNT page.

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Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication
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"I like the real life footage, putting the strategies in place"

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"I enjoyed this course especially as there were videos to demonstrate all the elements of trying to encourage communication."

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"The short videos were very helpful and gave great ideas to try"

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"All the different strategies for teaching communicaton. All techniques were clearly explained. The use of the child alongside the lecturer in the video made it a lot easier to understand."

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"I really liked that there were videos to demonstrate how to use the different strategies. I find these very useful as for myself, I find it easier to learn when I am able to see exactly how the techniques are used."

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"I didn’t realize how many opportunities there were each day to work on communication, both formally and informally. Excellent"

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Children with communication difficulties need extra practice. Typical kids need hundreds of repetitions of a word to learn a word (except for swear words) and kids with communication difficulties often need more than that.

When you create communication opportunities, you make sure that your child practices their communication skills. And as we all know, practice makes perfect!

The techniques in this course are the foundation skills needed to ensure a child gets the best consistent opportunities to communicate and learn. (Many are used at higher levels with adults on a daily basis – we just often don’t recognise them!)

These are the Communication Techniques no educator should be without.
Master them, and it will always be useful whatever the level of support you are providing, to any age child (or adult).

Think of it like watching a game of football. ‘All’ that the player really does is repeat the same core skills over and over again during the duration of the game, long kicks, dribbling, heading the ball, etc.  How well the player practices each individual skill and learns to combine them makes the difference.

It is the same with assisting a child to encourage communication – whether that child is pre-verbal or at any stage of language development.   Each video snippet of the techniques are designed to be viewed frequently by you, or those with whom the pupil regularly interacts with, grandparents, childminders, older siblings etc.

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Emotional Regulation
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"I learned that it’s ok to let a child have these emotions, as long as we provide them with tools to help them come back down the scale again to help them feel ok"

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"I liked the walkthrough of emotional support documents"

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"I liked the section which explained the visual aids required to make emotional regulation a success."

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"It is important to allow the child to express their emotions but that you should give them strategies to cope with these big emotions"

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"I really liked the comparison between the t- Rex and the scale, I think a child would really enjoy this"

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"I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot from it. Thank you!"

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"I learned not to say calm down or don’t be angry/sad. I feel sometimes this can be a normal reaction but from now on I will be saying “What will make us feel a little less ………”"

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How to help a small person, regulate BIG emotions.

Lets talk about emotional regulation. We all need it. How do you encourage it with someone who has difficulties?

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Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom
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"I really enjoyed it & I will recommend it to other SNAs & Teachers. I look forward to putting the information I learned into practice."

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"So much information given. I have notes upon notes and Jennifer was excellent."

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"The course was very informative. It covered alot in a short space of time. Interesting and practical advice given. I learned alot."

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"I found the dyspraxia speech disorder very interesting and learnt the importance of using visuals."

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"This course covered a huge range of speech disorders , and explained them all very thoroughly."

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During this course, you will learn:

What is a speech disorder

Types of speech disorders
Impacts of having a speech disorder

Symptoms of speech disorders
What an SLT may prescribe to help a pupil with a speech disorder
What a pupil with a speech disorder needs from their SNA and teacher.

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Voice Care for Teachers
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Did you know?

  • Teachers are 32 times more likely to report voice difficulties than the average person.
  • 11% of teachers reported a current voice disorder, with 58% experiencing a voice problem during their career. (Nelson 2005)
  • Teachers are 4% of the working population, but compose 20% of patients seen in voice clinics.

During this talk, you will learn:

  • The Teacher’s voice (Why it’s different)
  • How the voice works
  • Adapting your environment
  • Vocal Hygiene
  • Emotional Health
  • Posture and Breathing
  • Vocal Exercises

 

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Six Steps to Success with GraceApp
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Mindfulness 101
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View Part One below now…

Grab a coffee… and press ‘Play’! 🙂
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Presented in a light-hearted, direct style, the purpose of this course is to share the information on mindfulness, and then for you to decide for yourself how you want to use it in your life.


It will give you an understanding of what mindfulness is, and how you use it.
So you can use mindfulness yourself.
So you can teach others.


Content:
What is mindfulness?
Principles
Evidence base
Core features of mindfulness
Thoughts vs facts
ABCs
Controlling your auto-pilot.
Unhelpful thinking styles.
Guided meditations

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ASD in the classroom
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"Clear slides. Warm presenter. I loved the lecturers personal experience & examples given."

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"I learned a lot about sensory issues, I would not be very familiar with these. I learned a lot of new strategies to try out with my children in my class."

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"Great course, well done to all involved. I took many notes that I will definitely be referring to throughout my teaching career. Thank you!"

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"I loved how thoroughly Jennifer addressed each sensory issue and strategies to help teachers support these children in the classroom. I particularly liked part 3 where Jennifer discussed and gave examples of a number of visuals that would work in the classroom also. This is very beneficial to me as a primary school teacher."

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"This course is very suitable for people who are working with children with Autism."

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"I got a much better insight into all the differences between the sensitivities of a child. I could see than in some of the kids I work with were hypersensitive for some and hypo sensitive for others, I never really realised that they could be mixed. I feel that I new have a much better understanding of some of the kids in my class."

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"The delivery of the course was very informative and gave me a lot to help implement in the classroom setting"

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"Being a primary school teacher, I have worked with a number of children with ASD throughout the years. However, as a result of this course I feel I have a much better understanding of children with ASD. I learned many new strategies and supports that can be set up in my classroom to help support."

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"I found it very interesting, with some great ideas that I look forward to using when we get back to work."

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"The course was very descriptive and easy to follow, full of information and ideas that I will use within my own work with the children with Autism that I work with. Great lessons."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   
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"It was very clear and helpful. I learned a lot from it."

What viewers say about Supporting someone with ASD in the classroom   

This talk, delivered by Jennifer Grundulis, CATTS Senior Speech & Language Therapist, will cover practical strategies and supports which you can setup in your classroom to assist a pupil with ASD. Jennifer will discuss understanding challenging behaviors, supporting children through transitions, and structuring the environment to support learning. SUGGESTED PRE-REQUISITE Online Course: AUTISM 101

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AAC Devices 101
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"I really liked every aspect of this course and feel that I can take a lot of information away from it."

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I liked how each form of communication was covered and the pros and cons to each and everyone. I also liked how it was explained how you can prompt the person without going straight to tell the person."

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"Good overview of AAC devices and allowed user to gain knowledge and make proper choice in what suits students best"

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I really enjoyed AAC Devices 101"

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I liked the positive emphasis, the highlighting of the importance of the student’s autonomy and enjoyment and the practical approach she had!"

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   
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"I learned that no one system, may be adequate and the technology may be used for different purposes"

What viewers say about AAC Devices 101   

What are AAC devices? What is the difference between Lite tech, and High tech? How do you know where to start?

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Tips for Language Development
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This is a general talk designed to provide information on language development in young children.

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Down Syndrome 101
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"The different ways that you can alter your teaching to cater for their difficulties. The fact that they are a child with down syndrome and not a down syndrome child -lovely! The verbal and memory difficulties and how to help them in class – found very interesting."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"It gave a clear insight into all ages of a child with Down syndrome and the difficulties they may face along the way, I found the course very interesting."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"I have been working with some pupils with down syndrome and was never told a lot of this. I learned lots of practical tips that I can use. Thanks"

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"Course was really well presented and full of practical strategies"

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"Found it very interesting. As someone who already works in a special needs school there was plenty of content that would really help me when working with a child who has down syndrome."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   
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"The practical tips on helping a child with down syndrome, such as giving choice, being aware that their physical or health problems may be impacting on their ability to learn in the classroom."

What viewers say about our Down Syndrome 101 course   

This training course will cover:
• What is Down Syndrome
• The scope and range of Down Syndrome
• Co-morbidity and what it means
• Early intervention
• Typical accommodations to support a pupil with Down Syndrome school
• Techniques that help generally

The 101 courses are designed to give an overview of the topic, and will give pointers and links to follow on courses that can deep dive more into tips or techniques to assist and help.

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Creating, Using & Teaching Visuals
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How to do it PROPERLY to help the child in your class communicate with others – AND reduce anxiety and frustration. (For everyone!)

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Autism 101
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A short, to the point, helpful course in order to quickly get to grips with supporting someone with Autism

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"Autism 101 gives a clearer understanding from the child’s experience and will be of benefit to individual children within my care."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked how the course was presented, easy to listen and watch and very approachable and understandable even for people completely new to the autism world."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"Thank you very much, I really enjoyed the course and found the resources very helpful"

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I learned that it is acceptable for a child to want to ‘escape’ from a situation. That we as educators must take a better look at what is going on, at what the child wants to escape from and why. I learned that it is acceptable to make a ‘safe zone’ within the classroom with cushions etc as a private spot for the child to recharge."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked how real life situations were given rather than it being focused on hypotheticals."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I liked the hands on presentation, which gave very clear examples that I could relate to children i am working with."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"Great to have someone talking that has first hand experience in supporting children with autism"

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"I like the way she makes it interesting from her own personal experiences with her own children. It confirms that what she does works as it has been tried and tested. I like the way in which she invites you to go further with everything."

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   
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"It will definitely help me with my work as an SNA. Thank you"

What viewers say about our Autism 101 course   

This training course will cover:

• What is Autism?
• Flags for Autism
• Autism as a Sensory Disability
• Techniques that help
• Using Visual Supports
• Motivation and Reinforcement
• Inappropriate Behaviour
• Social Stories

When you attend this course, you will learn what autism is (according to the Mother of two young adults with Autism) and how it affects their children or students in the learning environment.

You will learn ways to help support your pupils, to attend, to organize and to communicate when they need help utilizing simple and affordable techniques such as picture schedules, token rewards, and visual aids.

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