On this course, staff will learn about the developmental stages of early communication skills, develop awareness of key models for supporting assessment and planning of early communication skills, and learn about strategies and activities for supporting development of communication at the very early stages. This is for staff supporting children who are being assessed using the Engagement Model or at Pre-Key Stage Standards 1 &2.
Please note: A Cognition & Learning Advisor and an ARB Teacher will also deliver in Session 2.
The course covers the following topics: 13 January 2021 - Means, Reasons and Opportunities for Communication. 20 January 2021 - Assessment and Planning 27 January 2021 - Early Communication 03 February 2021 - Supporting Understanding 10 February 2021 - Expressive Communication