Unlike most of SENDsuccess’s material This 3 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. This version is for primary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss.
These resources have been created by SENDsuccess to help children with autism, or other social communication differences/high anxiety, to prepare for the idea that lockdown will end, and things will begin to get back to normal, albeit a new and maybe different ‘normal’
Unlike most of SENDsuccess's material This 4 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. It's for secondary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss. The four parts cover everything from types of hearing loss to how hearing can effect confidence, types of listening device and tips for looking after your mental health.
Tips for parent/carers on how to effectively use 'intensive interaction' at home.
A handy guide to help sighted people and vision imapaired people walk together comfortably and safely.
This webinar we look at what nurseries and pre-schools can do make the big move into Reception as smooth a possible, and the preparation that schools need to undertake to help the process.
The Waltham Forest Council Early Years and Childcare Team have created an initiative called ‘Starting School Together’ – to support schools, early years provision and families help children successfully transition to school. During Covid-19, this will provide a range of support and advice to schools, childcare providers and parents/carers regarding transition. Find out more here
This comprehensive webinar discusses the principles of effective teaching of spelling; how to aid student retention of new spelling patterns; how to plan and deliver effective spelling intervention sessions and how to mark spelling to develop students' confidence to write.
In these strange times SENDsuccess is still delivering training to school staff across the borough. Many of these courses are now available for you to view as webinars. Check out out updated trainig course booklet here to see what's already available and what presentations are coming up!
In Deaf Awareness week one of our staff members reflects on what it feels like to be deaf in during lockdown. Day to day, people who are deaf or hard of hearing face many challenges doing tasks that many take for granted. Since the beginning of lockdown and social distancing, this has made tasks even more difficult and, at times, scary and confusing.
This time of social distancing is difficult for everyone, but for people with a hearing impairment it brings many additional challenges. Here's what you can do to make things easier for your HI friends and colleagues.