Attention Autism Training

The Garden is running Attention Autism Training 

Friday 28 June 2019 & Friday 12 July 2019 9.15am – 4pm

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. The Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.

Day 1

Presenting the first two stages of the four stage Attention Autism programme;

Stage 1 – Focusing Attention

Stage 2 -Sustaining attention

  • Exploring the impact of autism spectrum disorders on the development of attention skills and the impact this has on a child’s ability to learn
  • Practical hands-on opportunities for you to try out activities at each stage and discuss application of the programme within their setting or service

Day 2

Introducing and focusing on;

Stage 3 – Shifting Attention

Stage 4: shifting and sustaining attention including a transition to independent working.

  • Exploring the ways in which communication development can be targeted and nurtured within sessions ensuring the needs of the children can be sensitively met
  • Focusing on building functional social communication, understanding and spontaneous communication
  • Sharing ideas and activities and enabling you to set up and run the full programme!

Tickets are £150 and include lunch, to book a place follow the link to Eventbrite.

Attention Autism Training

The Garden is running Attention Autism Training 

Friday 15 March 2019 & Friday 22 March 2019 9am – 4pm

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. The Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.

Day 1

Presenting the first two stages of the four stage Attention Autism programme;

Stage 1 – Focusing Attention

Stage 2 -Sustaining attention

  • Exploring the impact of autism spectrum disorders on the development of attention skills and the impact this has on a child’s ability to learn
  • Practical hands-on opportunities for you to try out activities at each stage and discuss application of the programme within their setting or service

Day 2

Introducing and focusing on;

Stage 3 – Shifting Attention

Stage 4: shifting and sustaining attention including a transition to independent working.

  • Exploring the ways in which communication development can be targeted and nurtured within sessions ensuring the needs of the children can be sensitively met
  • Focusing on building functional social communication, understanding and spontaneous communication
  • Sharing ideas and activities and enabling you to set up and run the full programme!

Tickets are £150 and include lunch, to book a place follow the link to Eventbrite.

Makaton Foundation Workshop

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Makaton Foundation Workshop

Held at The Garden school on Monday 25 March 2019 and Tuesday 26 March 2019 from 9am-16.00pm.

This two day workshop (4 modules) is the initial entry Makaton training for professionals working with children or adults who use, or would benefit from using, Makaton.

What will I get out of the session:

It is an opportunity to learn signs and symbols of the Makaton language programme (stages 1–4) in order to support pupils with communication difficulties to access learning and social interaction at school.

Tickets are £150 and include lunch, to book a place follow the link to Eventbrite.

Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools Project

Elise Marriott

Hi, my name’s Elise Marriott.

I am a Clinical Psychologist working in the CAMHS Disability team at the Hackney Ark. I am working in The Garden as part of a pilot project in Hackney called Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS). The project aims to improve support around mental health and wellbeing for children and young people in schools, colleges and specialist and alternative provision settings in City & Hackney. This is for one day a week (Fridays) for around 1 year.

The main projects I will be working on will be:

  • helping teaching staff to think about and support their pupil’s mental health and well-being
  • supporting staff wellbeing
  • building stronger links between CAMHS and The Garden (including supporting families with CAMHS referrals

attending regular planning meetings at The Garden to provide a mental health perspective around the children’s needs

If you would like further information please contact Pat Quigley or myself.

Pat Quigley is the Designated Mental Health Lead at The Garden, to contact please call 02072548096

Makaton Foundation Workshop

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Makaton Foundation Workshop

Held at The Garden school on Tuesday 25th September 2018 and Thursday 27th September 2018 from 9am-15.00pm.

This two day workshop (4 modules) is the initial entry Makaton training for professionals working with children or adults who use, or would benefit from using, Makaton.

What will I get out of the session:

It is an opportunity to learn signs and symbols of the Makaton language programme (stages 1–4) in order to support pupils with communication difficulties to access learning and social interaction at school.

Tickets are £150 and include lunch, to book a place follow the link to Eventbrite.

SCERTS Training at The Garden

SCERTS

The Garden is hosting SCERTS Training with Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP

Using the SCERTS framework to guide priorities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Introduction, Implementation, and Assessment (3 Day Course)

13th May 2019-15th May 2019

Please click the below link for the full programme:

 SCERTS Course Agenda

If you would like to book a place on the training follow the link below:

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