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Deaf Children in the Early Years: for Teaching Assistants

Date

March 7, 2013

Duration1 day
VenueThe Ear Foundation
TicketsStandard Ticket : £60.00
Second Ticket : £10.00
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Course suitable for:

Learning Support Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Communication Support Workers

Course Description:

This day will explore how Teaching Assistants can play a vital role in helping deaf children to flourish and enjoy their early experiences in school. It will provide practical information about the impact of deafness on learning and practical strategies for use in the classroom.

This course will give you:

  • An update on the process of cochlear implantation and the opportunity to look at the various systems that are available
  • An opportunity to discuss their child's specific needs and the challenges they face in supporting the child in the classroom
  • Opportunities to hear about and discuss communication development and expectations in pre-school deaf children ~ Information and discussion around supporting the family
  • General tips and guidance around managing children's behaviour in nursery

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