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Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs

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What is the Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs online short course?

Introduce yourself to special educational needs (SEN) and disability, and learn to appreciate the importance of the subject in relation to equality and inclusion. Every child deserves to have the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of what challenges they may face. As a training early years practitioner, you need to be aware of the legislation that is in place, and learn how to recognise and support those with SEN who visit your learning environment.

Available delivery methods for this course
Online

Online

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • CACHE Endorsed
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Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
£75£67 ex. VAT

Perfect for Early Years Practitioners who work alongside children with special needs or wish to become a Key Person or a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO).​

Is the Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs online short course right for me?

This course would suit any early years practitioner who works alongside children with special needs. It would be particularly useful for students who wish to train towards becoming a Key Person or a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO).

How will the Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs online short course help me to develop?

Your Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Education Needs (SEN) short course will help you train towards becoming a Key Person or a Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO).​​ You will be able to move your career in an early years setting in a fulfilling direction, understanding special educational needs and making an important difference to the children who have them.

Why study Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs online short course with e-Careers?

  • Don’t worry about having to find time in hectic schedules to study; you can pick up, and put down, the courseware whenever it suits.
  • Plenty of time for you to complete the course syllabus – materials are available 24/7, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
  • No deadlines to adhere to. Simply work through the course material and complete the 14-question multiple choice assessment at the end.
  • Customer support is available if you run into problems using the courseware at any point.
  • Includes a combination of presentations, video tutorials, exercises and quizzes to help you through the course content in a variety of ways, to suit every learning style.

What does the Recognising and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs online course cover?

  • Learn how to use information sourced from a Key Person, SENCO and parents to form a plan, which can be used to organise the child’s activities and support, with emphasis on the EYFS where necessary.
  • Gain insight into the various child-led models of delivery, and the importance of the approach in comparison to service-led alternatives.
  • Understand the importance of observations, and how they can help with future plans and activities based on the child’s individual requirements.
  • Explore the various Special Educational Needs (SEN) that you will experience within a childcare setting, including Down’s Syndrome, ADHD, ADD, Cerebral Palsy and Asperger’s Syndrome.
  • Understand some of the key legislation points that help govern practice with regards to SEN.
  • Get to grips with the role of a SENCO and their importance in a childcare setting.
  • Learn how to write a SEN policy, the legal rights of SEN and disabled children, and the SEND Code of Practice 2015.
  • Appreciate the value of a practitioner’s support to families of SEN children, as well as the importance of inclusion of children with SEN and good inclusion practice in schools.

This learning programme is CACHE endorsed through Laser Learning, an official e-Careers partner.

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