Secondary School

This is the Secondary School Portal, which shows only relevant content applicable to children in Secondary schools.  Access is not restricted to this section for licensed users, so you can view content for any level.

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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.

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Emotional Regulation

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

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Types of Speech Disorders

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.

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Voice Care for Teachers

Your voice, is your main tool of your trade. CATTS has helped a lot of teachers over the years with one on one voice care. Often, teachers only seek this help when it is too late, and in worst cases, it is career limiting. This course was created to help teachers on active duty, to ensure they never develop long term issues. Attend the live recording - June 22nd Clondalkin: https://www.cattsireland.com/events/40/voice-care-for-teachers/

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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

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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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Tips for Language Development

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

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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!)

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Autism 101

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

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