This is the Preschool Portal, which shows only relevant content applicable to children in the Preschool environment. Access is not restricted to this section for licensed users, so you can view content for any level, to allow you better support a pupil to transition to the next stage of their education.
Please browse content applicable for this school level.
Managing Stress and Work Life Balance
This course covers how awareness of how we think and feel about events that happen to us contribute to our levels of stress.
Understanding & Addressing Challenging Behaviour
Short course for any teacher or SNA who needs to manage immediate behaviours in class - (while waiting for the appropriate resources to be put in place).
Behaviour 101 (Exploring Behaviour)
Ages and Stages of Development / Self Esteem
Drivers of Behaviour / L.E.A.V.E. Approach / 3 Principles
How to help a pupil who is stuttering
Stuttering, or stammering can profoundly affect an individual. There are ways you can practically help.
What is Attention, and how can we help kids 'tune in'?
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.
Behaviour – An overview
Short overview about behaviour. But... what is behaviour?
Behaviour – Using Social Stories
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'.
Preschool Age Stuttering – Patty Walton
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.
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.
ASD Course Series
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.
Practical Techniques to help a child’s communication
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.
How to help a small person, regulate BIG emotions.
Supporting Children with Speech Sound Disorders in the Classroom
During this course, you will learn - What is a speech disorder - Types of speech disorders - Impacts of having a speech disorder - Causes of speech disorders - Symptoms of speech disorders - How SLTs diagnose 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.
Voice Care for Teachers
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.
Six Steps to Success with GraceApp
How to setup and use GraceApp (also applicable to most AAC Apps and devices).
You cannot pour from an empty cup. You need to take care of yourself in order to take care of others. 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.
ASD in the classroom
Practical strategies and supports which you can setup in your classroom to assist a pupil with ASD. SUGGESTED PRE-REQUISITE Online Course: AUTISM 101
AAC Devices 101
AAC Devices. What the term AAC covers, what are the most common ones in use, and how to create general support for an AAC user.
Tips for Language Development
This is a general talk designed to provide information on language development in young children.