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Rebound Therapy training courses
"ReboundTherapy.org"
The official UK body and international consultancy for Rebound Therapy. Responsible for the development and delivery of the genuine accredited and approved staff training courses. With founder Eddy Anderson. 01342 870543. More

New Skills Academy
New Skills Academy pride themselves on providing the best online education courses to further your career. Their experienced tutors have meticulously created some incredibly well received diplomas. Their diverse portfolio includes courses in the following areas: Autism Awareness Diploma; ADHD Diploma; Asperger Syndrome Awareness Diploma. Use Code SEN80 for up to an 80% discount on all courses this month. More

ICEP Online Courses in Special Needs
Enrol now for one of ICEP Europe’s online courses, providing the highest quality content available. Their courses take 20 hours and are ideal for teachers, SENCOs and parents. More

Faith in Families
Faith in Families specialise in delivering a broad range of social care, leadership and governance, people management, and interpersonal skills training courses. Their tailor made training and consultancy packages are available to schools, local authorities, and voluntary/statutory agencies. To find out more, call: 0115 955 8811, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click here.

Looking for development opportunities?
Do you or your colleagues work with children and adults with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties (SLD/PMLD)? If the answer is yes, you can apply now for the Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties programme at the University of Birmingham. The programme enables professionals/practitioners such as teachers, lecturers, nurses, therapists, psychologists and support staff who work in educational settings to develop their practice. Graduates work in specialist services such as special schools or colleges, as well as inclusive services in nurseries, mainstream schools and community education. The programme is offered through a combination of campus face-to-face and online learning, and can be taken at two levels: undergraduate (level H) and post-graduate (Level M). There are three core modules and successful study of these leads to either AdCert or PGCert. For more information, click here.

Are you working or living with children or adults with autism? 
Would you like to gain a recognised qualification in autism theory and practice? The University of Birmingham is the leading provider of degree-level education in autistic spectrum disorders in the UK. The Autism Spectrum (Web Autism) distance learning programme is a web-based part-time, distance learning programme completed over a year of study, earning 60 credits at Level C (equivalent to the first six months of an undergraduate degree). It is ideal for those working with children and adults on the autism spectrum, including Asperger syndrome, and learning support assistants, support staff and parents will find the programme particularly helpful. For further information, click here or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call: 0121 415 8148.

Enrol for Sept, Nov or Dec  2017 study start
CACHE Level 3 Qualification: Supporting Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication via The Communication Trust’s Platform 3
Gain 9 or 10 credits, Superb for support staff.
Achieve within four months at own setting. £450. More

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Teen Life Licensed User Training

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

This training course offers autism experienced professionals an opportunity to train to deliver our six-session autism specific Teen Life programme locally. More

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Visual Interventions and Social Stories
A visual and auditory social and behavioural strategy for teaching and support staff working with learners with autism, Asperger syndrome, ADHD and related conditions. Various dates; click here for more details.

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Helping learners who are Able/Gifted/Talented
A day-course of strategies for teaching and support staff to engage, teach and include those who may be able/gifted/talented. Various dates; click here for more details.

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Dyslexia Course
This course focuses on the understanding that despite the fact that learners with dyslexia may find the acquisition of literacy skills challenging, they can still achieve their potential with the implementation of appropriate interventions. Various dates; click here for more details.

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Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA) Workshop
A course that focuses particularly on the understanding that individuals with these conditions may communicate/present differently to neurotypical learners but can still achieve their potential with the implementation of appropriate interventions. Various dates and times; click here for more details.

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Bespoke Inset Training Days
Inset training catered to your organisation’s specific needs.  Highly successful, personalised SEN training to a range of environments. Various dates; click here for more details.

12 and 13 September 2017
2 Day Masterclass:  Selective Mutism for Professionals and Parents/Carers - Maggie Johnson
Birmingham
Introduces an inclusive 24/7 approach. Includes resource manual. Discounts to support joint attendance. Full rate £350, reducing to £250. Enable parents to attend for £150. More

20 September 2017
FASD in Education
Edinburgh
FASD in Education training days offer opportunities to learn more about FASD, its impact in the classroom, adapt to the learning style and needs and raise standards of attainment amongst affected children/young people. More

26 September 2017

Autism and complex needs conference
London
Join us at this one-day conference to get up to date with the latest policy and practice around support for autistic children and adults with complex needs. More

29 September 2017

North Wales 2nd Annual Autism Conference
Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, LL11 2AW
Keynote speaker Dr Luke Beardon. Special guests Derek Paravicini and Professor Adam Ockleford. A full days programme of speakers, workshops and trade stands for families, autistic individuals and professionals to network and access credible information for educators, researchers and specialists working in the field of autism.
8.30am - 5pm.
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30 September 2017
Creative Connections for Healing Troubled Children (mindfulness, attachment, play, animals, nature and key empathy tools)
Conference
10.00 - 17.00

Cost: £174
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
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Training starts October 2017
Diploma in Trauma Informed Schools (Practitioner Status)
12 weekend days over two terms.
The Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education
020 7704 2534

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www.artspsychotherapy.org

4 October 2017
Music and Drama Education Expo : Manchester
Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Europe’s largest conference/exhibition for music and drama teachers comes to Manchester. Sessions include "Differentiating With Music Technology". Book free tickets.

6 and 7 October 2017
Tes SEN Show
Business Design Centre, London
School leaders, teachers, support staff, parents and carers – attend the UK’s largest special educational needs show, for two days of ideas, inspiration, networking and innovation, to bring learning alive for pupils with SEN. Get your free ticket and book your seminars now – session places are filling up fast: tessenshow.co.uk

7 October 2017
Enabling children to speak about feelings through art and clay
Training
10.00 - 17.00

Cost: £150
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
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11 October 2017
FASD in Education
Cornwall
FASD in Education training days offer opportunities to learn more about FASD, its impact in the classroom, adapt to the learning style and needs and raise standards of attainment amongst affected children/young people. More

12 October 2017

Pathological demand avoidance syndrome conference
Reading
This conference provides professionals and parents with clearer understanding and essential strategies of this profile of autism. More

14 October 2017
Trauma Aware: Working Practices to Turn Young Lives Around (age 0 to 18)
10.00 - 17.00

Cost: £174
The Centre for Child Mental Health
020 7354 2913
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17 October 2017

Supporting autistic people with challenging behaviour conference
Birmingham
This conference discusses the latest research and best practice in understanding and responding to challenging behaviour in children and adults with autism. More

17 October 2017

Understanding autism and introduction to the SPELL framework
London
This one-day course builds your knowledge of autism and how to support autistic children and adults using SPELL. More

18 October 2017
FASD in Education
Essex
FASD in Education training days offer opportunities to learn more about FASD, its impact in the classroom, adapt to the learning style and needs and raise standards of attainment amongst affected children/young people. More

19 October 2017
Foundation Talking Mats ® Training in Association with Talking Mats Ltd
Birmingham
Participants become registered with Talking Mats Ltd as a qualified user, and will leave the day with a course manual, mat and selected resources. 
£190 - £360 depending on resource bundle chosen. More 

19 October 2017

Understanding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum with eating challenges
Birmingham
This one-day course will focus on understanding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum with eating challenges. More

2 November 2017
A Creative Day with EQUALS
University of Manchester
Morning: music creativity for students with PMLD and complex needs using iPads and the ThumbJam app "The improvise Approach" with Carrie Lennard.
Afternoon: "interactive storytelling" with Keith Park using a very simple call and response method, in which one person calls out a line of the story and everyone else repeats it.
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7 November 2017

Social StoriesTM one-day workshop
Bristol
A one-day workshop on how to write social stories, delivered by Dr Siobhan Timmins, Certified Social Stories Trainer. More

8 November 2017
EduKent EXPO and Conference
Kent Event Centre, Detling near Maidstone, Kent
EduKent EXPO and Conference is Kent's event for effective school management, learning and teaching – featuring inspirational keynotes, interactive workshops and an exhibition. More

8 November 2017
FASD in Education
Leeds
FASD in Education training days offer opportunities to learn more about FASD, its impact in the classroom, adapt to the learning style and needs and raise standards of attainment amongst affected children/young people. More

8 to 10 November 2017
EduTECH Asia 2017

Suntec, Singapore
EduTECH Asia will address key topics in K-12, tertiary, SEN, ECE and VET education to help prepare today's students for tomorrow's workforce. More

11 November 2017
Adoption UK’s Annual Conference – Attachment and Trauma in the Classroom
This conference focuses on alternative learning methods to improve educational outcomes for adopted children. Experts who’ve helped enhance the experiences of vulnerable children in the classroom will provide parents and schools with strategies to meet adoptees’ needs. More

14 November 2017
Understanding stress and anxiety in autism and their impact on behaviour
London
This course looks at how you can help autistic children and adults to reduce stress and anxiety, how to understand their behaviour, and how to support them during difficult times. More

16 November 2017
Kidz to Adultz North
EventCity, Manchester, M17 8AS
A free event supporting children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their families, carers and professionals. 160+ exhibitors. Boost your CPD with ten free seminars accredited by The CPD Certification Service.
9.30am to 4.30pm.
0161 6078200. More

17 November 2017
CPD Masterclass: Whole school approaches to support children with speech, language and communication needs (Primary)  
Birmingham
Led by Wendy Lee, former Communication Trust Professional Director and Claire Vuckovic, Senior Lecturer (SEND and Inclusion) University of Cumbria. Discounts for joint SALT/Teacher/SENDCO attendance. £195 or £135. More

21 November 2017

Women and girls on the autism spectrum conference
Manchester
Join us to get up to date with the latest research and practice in diagnosis and support for autistic girls and women. More

22 November 2017
Physical Education – An Introduction to Sherborne Developmental Movement – Certificate Level 1
Ivy House School, Derby
Delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of the Sherborne Developmental approach to physical education and relationship play for children with special educational needs. More

23 November 2017

PDA – strategies for schools
Manchester
This course will explore the potential sensory differences experienced by children and adults on the autism spectrum, exploring potential strategies to support these differences. More

24 November 2017
CPD Masterclass: Active Listening for Active Learning - Maggie Johnson and Carolyn Player
Birmingham
Highly successful in helping children with additional needs, who rely heavily on support, to become more independent. QED published 400 page photocopiable resource is course handbook. Course fee includes course materials: £250. More

Throughout 2018
The Education and Academies Show
Manchester, Newmarket, Farnborough, Birmingham
Major UK education shows – attracting 300+ school decision-makers and over 100 key exhibitors. More

12 January 2018
Tony Talks Autism 2018
Manchester
A one day event. An opportunity to learn with world autism expert Dr Tony Attwood, one of the world's most respected experts on autism
Tel: 0141 638 4098
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www.medicacpd.com

18 to 19 June 2018 
2-Day TEACCH Training Course  
Led By Professor Gary Mesibov former Dir. of Div TEACCH. £TBA. More

22 to 24 January 2018
Teacch 3 Day Induction Course    
Led By Professor Gary Mesibov former Dir. of Div TEACCH. £395. More

25 to 26 January 2018
2-Day SCERTS Training
Training course led by Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP Director, Communication Crossroads. £263. More

20 February 2018 

Sensory considerations training
London
This course will help you understand more about, and learn practical ways of giving support to autistic people living with Sensory sensitivity and their families. More

20 to 22 June 2018
3-Day SCERTS Training
An introduction and application and assessment using the SCERTS framework Led By Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP Director, Communication Crossroads. £355. More

28 to 29 June 2018
Social Learning and Understanding (Social Stories)
Led by Carol Gray, consultant to individuals with autism and founder, Team Social Stories™ and Social Stories Satellite Schools and Services. £296. More


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