SEND - Autism in Mainstream Schools
|Date & Time:||
Thursday 16 November 2017
16:30 - 18:00
|Event Format:||Presentation & Discussion|
|Event Cost:||WCTSP members: £36
Non Members £45
|Event Focus Categories:||
SEN / Differentiation
Teaching and Learning
|Event Subject or Topic Area:||SEND|
|Target Audience:||Any educationalist who is involved or interested in SEND. (Primary & Secondary)|
We are delighted to be able to offer this opportunity for teachers to increase their knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the mainstream classroom. ASD is the name given for a range of similar conditions that affect a person's social interaction,
Teachers will leave with practical strategies for Communication, Behaviour and Teaching approaches to support ASD learners in the mainstream classroom
|Course Leader 1:||
Sara Avenell (Assistant Head Teacher (Primary) )
Sara has worked in Special Education for 14 years. Having trained as a mainstream Primary teacher, Sara’s first role in an SEN school was class teacher progressing to Head of Early Years and Key Stage 1. Her current role is Assistant Head for Primary at Kennel Lane, leading a department of 8 classes, consisting of 77 children and approximately 45 staff.
|Course Leader 2:||
Michelle Higgs (Assistant Head Teacher - Behaviour & Safeguarding Lead )
Michelle has worked in Special Educational needs for 18 years. Initially trained as a Primary teacher and worked in main stream schools for 5 years before moving to SEN.
Michelle has worked at Kennel Lane School for 13 years, initially as Behaviour support Teacher and Team Teach tutor and more recently as Assistant Head with responsibility for Safeguarding, behaviour and attendance. Michelle now leads the Support and Intervention team who work across the whole school implementing behaviour strategies and supporting families.
|Course Leader 3:||
Jennifer Baker (Deputy Head )