Our Neurodiversity Programme of Study Pre-Recorded Digital Workshops

7 Modules (£50 each) + Bundle (£315 for all 7)

Attachment Disorder

Module 1 of 7

In this module we cover:

Attachment Disorder: Trauma and Loss

  • What is Attachment Disorder? When things go right, when things go wrong and risk hotspots
  • How children express the effects of insecure attachment
  • Emotional and social tasks and targets
  • Some supportive dos and don’ts
  • A range of attachment disorder presentations and some strategies and interventions to overcome them
  • A range of visual interventions for helping young people with attachment needs.
  • Exploiting special interests to achieve positive results.
  • Simplifying tasks and emotional and social situations
  • Relating to the child in a constructive manner.
Buy Now Duration: 1 hr 20 mins
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Dyscalculia

Module 2 of 7

In this module we cover:

Dyscalculia. Colour, Concept, Context, Concrete

  • What is Dyscalculia and how do we define it?
  • Dyscalculia and the causes, through to progression
  • Dyscalculia: hey indicators and informal assessment at school
  • Other coexisting disorders which may be present
  • Difficulties conceptualising symbols in maths and strategies to overcome this
  • Implications for teaching and the four Cs: Colour, Context, Concept and Concrete
  • Some simple, effective strategies to contextualise maths
  • Making the maths lesson accessible
  • Using colours to make conceptual connections
  • Investigating and evaluating a range of concrete resources to help contextualise maths
  • Using technology and online maths games.
Buy Now Duration: 1 hr 18 mins
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Dyspraxia

Module 3 of 7

In this module we cover:

Dyspraxia: Strategies and interventions

  • What is Dyspraxia and how does it present?
  • Dyspraxia and purposeful movement: Cognitive, Perceptual and Motor processes
  • Who is affected by Dyspraxia and what is the cause?
  • What Dyspraxia isn’t
  • Strategies and interventions for use in school, including maths, reading, writing, homework, getting changed, planning, recording, resourcing etc
  • Adapting toi new situations
  • Setting up the classroom for Dyspraxic learners
  • Using visuals for learners with Dyspraxia
  • A range of physical exercises for Dyspraxia
  • Using special interests to connect with the learner
  • Organisation skills for learners with Dyspraxia
Buy Now Duration: 1 hr 17 mins
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Module 4 of 7

In this module we cover:

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • What is it and what areas of neurological and physical development does it affect?
  • How does FASD cause damage to the unborn child in the womb?
  • How does FASD present in school and pre-school aged children?
  • Other coexistent disorders which may be present.
  • How FASD affects social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH), wellbeing and self – esteem.
  • The difficulties that teaching and support staff may have with this when creating interventions for children with these presentations – especially those who are undiagnosed.
  • Consistency of interventions.
  • Some tried and tested strategies that work…  and a few that don’t.
  • Environmental and social strategies for inclusion.
  • Transitions and progression for learners with FASD.
  • Starting school and pre – school EYFS for children with FASD
  • Some of the challenges children with FASD may face and some workable strategies to overcome them.
Buy Now Duration: 58 mins
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Gifted, Talented, Able

Module 5 of 7

In this module we cover:

Above average achiever, Gifted / Talented / Able – What is the difference?

  • What is gifted? Talented? Able? To include a wide range of identification strategies
  • Developmental and social problems experienced by Gifted/Talented/Able learners and interventions to overcome these
  • How to engage those who may be Gifted/Talented/Able to achieve academic satisfaction. To include extra-curricular considerations, grouping options and creating a positively challenging ethos
  • A range of metacognition strategies
  • Listening to Gifted/Talented/Able in order to meet their needs fully
  • A range of ‘good practice’ general interventions
  • Case Studies and Workshop Activities
  • This training is supported by a range of case studies and workshop activities during which each delegate will learn to:
    • Better understand the needs of individuals who may be Gifted/Talented/Able.
    • Create differentiated, level of understanding appropriate interventions.
  • At the conclusion of the training there will be an optional follow up activity set (homework). This is a great opportunity to practice the skills learnt on the day and to investigate interventions for individual cases.
Buy Now Duration: 57 mins
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Positive Behaviour Support

Module 6 of 7

In this module we cover:

Promoting Positive Behaviour and Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) for individuals and groups with a range of needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autism, Asperger Syndrome and ADHD:

  • A brief overview of the impairments affecting Autistic people (Autism/Asperger)
  • A brief overview of the impairments affecting people with oppositional conditions such as Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • An examination of the root causes and triggers behind negative behaviour and how to identify and avoid them
  • General environmental strategies (linked to sensory issues). Using visual communication tools to aid behavioural social and emotional understanding
  • A brief overview of how the impairments affecting those with ADHD/ADD may cause barriers to social understanding (What is ADHD/ADD and its key features?)
  • Comorbidity, considering the existence of two or more conditions
  • An investigation into the type of language and presentation suitable for the needs of those with ADHD/ADD
  • Strategies and interventions for nurturing emotional well-being
  • Building resilience
  • Positively tackling anxieties and promoting positive wellbeing
Buy Now Duration: 45 mins
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Raspberry Pi

Module 7 of 7

In this module we cover:

What is Raspberry Pi? A brief explanation

  • How Raspberry Pi works
  • What can you do with Raspberry Pi as a beginner?
  • What people have done with Raspberry Pi – some surprising case studies
  • Different operating systems for different purposes
  • Getting started – What you will need
  • Getting the Raspberry Pi ready
  • Setting up your Raspberry Pi for the first time
  • Your first code, “Hello world!”
  • First simple hardware project
  • Putting hardware together
  • Coding and putting together the project
  • Conclusion – where next – the limitations are limitless.
Buy Now Duration: 45 mins
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Neurodiversity Programme of Study – Bundle

The complete set of the following:

  • Attachment Disorder
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Gifted, Talented, Able
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Raspberry Pi – By Isaac Thomson Whitehouse
Buy Now Duration: 7 hrs 5 mins Stream or download to view anytime
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