In response to Coronavirus – We have now launched a number of our courses on line

NEW!! In response to Coronavirus – We have now launched a number of our courses on line for self paced learning – see Teachable Platform

Creating Circles of Friends – on line self paced learning 

Circle of Adults – Problem Solving –  on line self paced learning

Restorative Justice in Schools – on line self paced learning

 

Let us know which other courses you would like us to move on line – thanks.

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Inclusion Series – ZOOM WEBINARS  – APRIL 2020

INCLUSION WEBINAR WORKSHOPS – Timing: Each session runs from 2-4pm

We present a series of live workshops online using the Zoom platform. Engage and learn in the comfort of your own setting as we explore a range of challenges to a good, well-included life for any child or young person whatever their label or reputation. The content of the sessions will aim to provide fresh insights as well as practical strategies.  

Dates are as follows…

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Restorative Justice Training in Ipswich, Suffolk

Imogen Howarth and Colin Newton provided a co-produced workshop for parents and professionals across primary and secondary schools in Ipswich. The event was enhanced by the excellent graphic skills of Maia Green, Inclusion Facilitator. Great engagement and insights.

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How to Prepare for Bringing Home a Disabled Newborn Baby

Bringing home your special needs newborn baby will certainly be a daunting prospect. For some support and advice for getting it right, read on…

‘All babies need and deserve a big welcome whatever struggles they may have ahead. Noone can prophecy the future of any child and no parent needs to be made to feel their child is less valuable than others’.

Micheline Mason – ‘Dear Parents’ (2008)

Bringing home a newborn baby is a difficult time for any parent, and new challenges arise altogether when your baby has special needs. The welcome from the medical world, family and friends is likely to be complicated by feelings of pity, shame, fear and negativity. Most parents of disabled children what the same hopeful and joyful welcome as everyone else! The cards, the balloon, the cake…

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Creating Circles of Friends – Zoom Webinar April 3rd and repeated April 30th – 2- 4pm

Creating Circles of Friends – Zoom Webinar 

 3rd April and again on 30th April 2-4pm 

Cost £95 (including VAT)

Circle of Friends is an approach to enhancing the inclusion, in a mainstream setting, of any child or young person who is experiencing difficulties in school because of disability, personal crisis or because of their challenging behaviour towards others. The ‘circle of friends’ approach works by mobilising the young person’s peers to provide support and engage in problem solving with the person in difficulty.

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Keys to Inclusion: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Colin Newton and Claire Darwin (PEP – Suffolk) provided challenging ‘Keys to Inclusion’ training for educators from a range of backgrounds in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Wonderful and moving engagement the whole day and the promise of increasing mainstream inclusion in Suffolk.

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FREE online education resources – now schools are closed!

FREE online education resources

A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.
Feel free to share.

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it’s mostly common material.

BBC Learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Futurelearn
https://www.futurelearn.com
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).

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Colin Newton

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Doug and Maggie

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