€330 – €390

Attention Autism Programme: Foundation Level

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International School of Amsterdam

45 Sportlaan

1185 TB Amstelveen

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This two-day course equips attendees with the skills to set up and run the 4 Stage Attention Autism programme. The training focuses on the practical aspects of intervention, working in a team and offering an irresistible invitation to learn.

This workshop is limited to 25 participants to ensure that the practical aspects of the workshop can be run in small groups making coaching and feedback effective. Be sure to sign-up early!

WHO IS IT FOR

Educators of children from 3 - 6 years old, administrators, grade level teams. special needs assistants, speech and language therapists, psychologists, Occupational Therapists, pre-school intervention staff, and outreach support staff working with autism.

WORKSHOP GOALS

The Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills. Training is run applying the principles of the attention autism programme throughout each day. There are demonstrations of the techniques in action, films of the work with children, practical hands-on experience for participants and ideas for activities. The intention is to share the practical skills needed for participants to feel confident in setting up and running the intervention immediately.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

An understanding of how to:

  • engage children with autism
  • teach children with autism to focus, sustain and shift their attention
  • set up and run the intervention with groups of children
  • nurture the supporting team working with you
  • modify and adapt levels of stimulation/distraction in a group setting
  • use shared good times with the group and staff team working together in highly engaging activities to build relationships and trust
  • teach, encourage and support communication
  • foster group learning skills
  • to embed early social interaction skills into group work
  • develop a framework that encourages breadth and depth in learning for those who find linear progression challenging
  • provide activities with a high density of learning opportunities

SESSION LEADER

Gina has worked in the field of Special Educational Needs as a speech and language therapist for over 20 years in both clinic and education and family settings. She set up and ran an early intervention centre – a specialist nursery for children with autism where speech and language therapy and teaching were integrated into an intensive specialist early intervention curriculum. For the last 10 years she has been taking the work developed within the specialist nursery setting to a wider age range and variety of educational placements - both specialist and mainstream.

Gina is passionate about delivering joyful and motivating speech and language therapy that has at its heart a real understanding of communication, the impact of autism on learning and the need to involve the children in dynamic and engaging activities. She is an experienced trainer and lecturer and currently works as a freelance Speech and Language Therapist and Autism specialist.

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