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Identifying Speech, Language, Occupational Therapy Needs and Developing Targets

Microsoft Teams (Online Webinar), Online MS Teams Webinar
Course Trainer
Kim Price
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Target Audience
Childminder / Early Years Practitioner / Learning Support Assistant / Nursery Nurse / SENDCO / Speech and Language Therapist / Teaching Assistant
target audience
Course Types
Webinar, Course
Course categories
Early Years Service / Special Educational Needs / Disabled Children's Workforce / Schools
01 Early Years Foundation Stage / Child Development / Disabled Children's Workforce Programme / SEND
Course description
This is jointly delivered by a qualified speech and language therapist (SLT) and occupational therapist (OC) who will provide case histories of typical children who need support. The course will give ideas about how to identify and help these children including developing appropriate targets to incorporate into SEN support plans. It will also help you understand when to refer and how to access the CYP Integrated Therapies Service.
Training objectives

  •  To raise awareness in the EY workforce of the role of the SLT and OT.

  •  To provide information on when and how to refer to CYP Therapies.

  •  To enable early years practitioners to be able to develop appropriate targets for these children to incorporate into SEN support plans.

Learning outcomes
·         Understand the role of SLTs and OTs and how and when to request involvement

·         Have practical ideas about how to support children in their EY setting with identified speech and language or occupational therapy needs.

·         Know where to access information and activities to support children with a range of needs

·         Know how to develop SMART targets for SEN support plans.
Additional Information
Delegates will need to attend both parts – these have been split across two days to minimise the time on screen in one day.

Webinar training via MS Teams
By signing up to this course you are providing consent to share contact details for the trainer to email you directly regarding this specific course only.
Microsoft Teams joining instructions will be provided by email within 5 days for of the event start date. Joining instructions will be provided for delegates using:
• desktop computer or laptop
• tablets or smart phones
• Mac Computer

For all webinar training sessions, participants are required to have their camera switched on and be suitably visible.

Reading material may also be provided by email prior the main session.

Online Evaluation
Delegate feedback is very important for monitoring the quality and effectiveness of our training programme. Your responses will be used for this purpose only and will be treated as confidential.

Once your attendance is confirmed an automated email will be sent with a link to a mandatory online evaluation form.
You can also access online evaluation forms for all attended courses from your CPD online user account under My Profile & Bookings, My Learning, Events and Events Attended.


After submitting an online evaluation, you can download a personalised attendance certificate which will be available on your CPD online account. For any assistance email eycpd@buckinghamshire.gov.uk
Start Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
End Date
Tuesday 28 September 2021
Closing Date
Friday 10 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
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