This is the Primary School Portal, which shows only relevant content applicable to children in Primary schools. 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.
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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.
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.
Lets talk about emotional regulation. We all need it. How do you encourage it with someone who has difficulties?
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).
Mindfulness for Educators 101
You cannot pour from an empty cup. You need to take care of yourself in order to take care of others
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
Types of Communication Disorders
Quick overview of the common types of communication issues that can affect pupils in schools
Debriefing what is in an OT report
What goes into an OT report, what to expect to find, what the recommendations mean, and what to ask if you don't see what you need.
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.
Short to the point course outlining what ADHD is, how it presents, and key steps you need to take to support a pupil in the classroom who has, or is suspected of having it.
Tips for Language Development
This is a general talk designed to provide information on language development in young children.
Down Syndrome 101
A short introduction to Down Syndrome, what it is, and the most common presentation in children.
Creating, Using & Teaching Visuals
How to do it PROPERLY to help the child in your class communicate with others - AND reduce anxiety and frustration. (For everyone!)
A short, to the point, helpful course in order to quickly get to grips with supporting someone with Autism