Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service

Supporting Children with an ASD in the Foundation Stage

Description
This course specifically focuses on meeting the needs of children with an ASD in the Foundation Stage. It covers:

  • What is ASD?
  • Communication development and strategies
  • Sensory sensitivities and strategies to manage them
  • Behaviour and strategies to manage behaviour
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • be provided with appropriate strategies and support to assist their inclusion, interaction and access to all areas of the curriculum
Practitioners will:
  • have a deeper understanding of autism and how it affects children and their families
  • be equipped with a range of strategies to support children with autism in mainstream primary schools
Settings will:
  • have staff who have a greater understanding of best practice in relation to children with autism as well as the sensory difficulties they experience which can affect their ability to be included
Audience

Staff supporting pupils with an ASD in the Foundation Stage, SENCOs/Teachers and Teaching Assistants

Date
7th January 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
(non RBG school £120)
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