Makaton Signing for Babies

23rd October 2019

We are pleased to be hosting a Makaton Signing for Babies session, delivered by IT Matters, at our Cheadle Hulme site. 

Choose from two sessions, either Friday 18 October 10am-3pm or Wednesday 23 October, 9am to 5pm.

Investment is £100 and includes pocket book, handouts, Makaton certificate and MSB assessment.

For further details please telephone 07500 016544 or email amanda@itmatterscic.co.uk

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Signalong Two Day Course

26th October 2019

Signalong is a key word sign-supported communication system based on British sign language. Signalong is a total communication system and is used in spoken word order. It uses speech, sign, body language, facial expression and voice tone to reference the link between sign and word.

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Sensory Processing and Communication Taster

30th October 2019

Sensory Processing and Communication Taster Session
Date: Wednesday 30th October
Time: 5-7pm
Price: £15

Do you want to have greater understanding around sensory processing and communication challenges to better support children in the classroom?

Our course will give learners increased knowledge of sensory difficulties and how to ensure children access strategies of support. It will also unpick sensory-related behaviours and share tips on how to support children to communicate effectively; enabling their needs to be met.

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Supporting Students with Autism and Severe Learning Disabilities

12th November 2019

Supporting Students with Autism and Severe Learning Disabilities
Date and Times: 
Course encompasses six training sessions, run between November 2019 and July 2020. Choose from Tuesday or Wednesday mornings.
Price: £350

Develop your understanding of how to support those with autism and learning disabilities with our Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Accredited Training. This course will cover:

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Elklan Speech and Language Support for 5-11’s Taster Session

13th November 2019

Elklan Speech and Language Support for 5-11’s Taster Session
Date:
Wednesday 13th November
Time: 4.30-6.30pm
Price: £10
Elkan is a 10 week accredited practical training course for staff working in primary schools to enable them to develop the speech and language skills of ALL children but especially those with speech and language difficulties.

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Kidz to Adultz North

14th November 2019

We are pleased to be attending Kidz to Adultz North again this year.

This FREE event takes places on Thursday 14 November 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm at Event City, Manchester (next to the Trafford Centre), 

As well as exhibiting, our Speech and Language Therapist, Olly Robinson, will be presenting on Communicating without speech: an introduction to alternative communication.  You can find Olly in Seminar Room at 10.30am.

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Makaton Enhancement Workshop

15th November 2019

Makaton Enhancement Workshop

Dates: Fridays 15th and 22nd November

Times: 09.30 – 16.00

Price: £140 for professionals, subsidised places for parent/ carers at £70

Lunch and refreshments provided

If you’ve completed Makaton Foundation training and would like to take your skills and knowledge to the next level, please think about joining us at our Makaton Enhancement Workshop this November.

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Supporting Your Teenager Towards Independence Workshop

20th November 2019

Book your place at Supporting Your Teenager Towards Independence.

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Christmas Toy Sale

23rd November 2019

Our annual Christmas Toy Sale is back for 2019 - hundreds of brand new toys at bargain prices! Put the date in your diary and start your Christmas shopping here.

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Yoga and Mindfulness for Autism

27th November 2019

Yoga and Mindfulness for Autism 
Date: Wednesday 27th November
Time: 5-6.30pm
Price: £45

This session will focus on how to support children and young people with autism, and specifically sensory processing challenges, to use yoga for self-regulation. It will explore how yoga and mindfulness can help promote a state of calm, releasing tension within the body. This session is ideal for education staff looking to introduce yoga promote calm in the learning environment.

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Sensory Processing and Communication Taster Session

15th January 2020

Sensory Processing Taster Session
Date: Wednesday 15th January
Time: 5-7pm
Price: £15

Do you want to have greater understanding around sensory processing and communication challenges to better support children in the classroom?

Our course will give learners increased knowledge of sensory difficulties and how to ensure children access strategies of support. It will also unpick sensory-related behaviours and share tips on how to support children to communicate effectively; enabling their needs to be met.

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