52% of Dyslexic children have features of Dyspraxia
33% of ADHD children have features of Dyspraxia
What is known about a common group of disorders:
Identify which conditions commonly coexist
The expert’s guide to help these children thrive
Madeleine Portwood is an experienced and inspirational speaker. Currently Senior Educational Psychologist she has spent many years developing school-based programmes to support pupils with specific learning difficulties and problems with co-ordination.
Unpick latest legislation SEN Green Paper 2011
Clarify proposed government changes
Include parents in the assessment process
Replace statements with a single assessment process
Ensure assessment and plans run from birth to 25 years old
The future of School Action and School Action Plus system
The role of voluntary groups
A complete guide to identification and intervention
Recognise when a child has more than one disorder
Understand the core characteristics of each disorder
Develop skills to support and challenge these children
How to deliver effective support programmes
Understand diagnostic terms that overlap e.g. ODD, SpLD, TS
How to educate more complex children and maintain a whole school approach
Practical tools and activities to use immediately
Case studies of complex cases
Access a range of assessment tools and examine appropriate interventions
Positive behaviour management strategies
DVD examples of practical activities
Techniques to extend pupil capability
Confidently identify and extend students with complex needs while building their self-esteem
You can enrol on a MA in Education using this course as your first CPD module (worth twenty MA points). To enrol simply call us on FREEPHONE 0808 160 5 160 and request an application form.
Multi-Disorders, along with all our courses, can be arranged for in-school training (INSET).
For each course we recommend trainer(s), but when arranging your INSET day, you can choose. For more information, contact our INSET department.
Madeleine Portwood is currently a Senior Educational Psychologist. She has spent many years developing school-based programmes to support pupils with specific learning difficulties and problems with co-ordination.