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Communication and Interaction

Fun Time for Children who have Speech, Language and Communication Needs
Tuesday 22nd March 2022, 9.30-12.30

Areas Covered: -

This enhanced level course includes a brief recap of the Fun Time intervention, then focuses on adapting Fun Time specifically for children who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). It enables practitioners to plan and deliver effective Fun Time sessions within their own setting with a focus on developing children’s listening and attention skills, understanding, vocabulary and expressive language skills. The course involves participating in a variety of Fun Time activities and songs.

 Fun Time is part of a continuum of provision to develop children’s social communication skills, along with Play Interaction and Circle Time.

 Play Interaction   -    Fun Time    -     Circle Time (1 child initially)    (small group)     (larger group)

Course Outcomes: -

Participants will:

  • recall the key elements of the Fun Time programme and the Communication Mountain model
  • be able to plan and deliver effective Fun Time sessions for children who have SLCN
  • learn strategies and adapt games to promote children’s listening and attention skills, understanding, vocabulary and expressive language skills
  • be able to assess and monitor children’s language development
  • reflect on and review their practice and identify areas for development

Who is it for? –

Early Years teachers and teaching assistants

Dates: -

Tuesday 22nd March 2022

Duration: - 09:30 - 12:30

Half day

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR3026
Date: Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Time: 9.30-12.30
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£75 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: EYST
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