Posts Tagged ‘Inclusion’

WEBINARS – January 2021 – Parents and Carers in Lockdown

 WEBINAR WORKSHOPS – Timing: Each session runs from 11am-12pm

Cost: Pay what you can afford

New Covid-19 inspired series delivered by psychologists Colin and Elliot Newton, plus Derek Wilson using the Zoom platform. We want to directly support and inform parents and carers and so indirectly benefit the children and young people with the greatest needs. Parenting is hard enough but supporting learning, hope and self image in these times has never been harder! Please share with anyone who might benefit… 

The webinars are focused on trying to parent, encourage, support and include children and young people at this difficult time. Engage and learn in the comfort of your own setting as we explore a range of challenges. The content of the sessions will aim to allow safe sharing of experiences, provide fresh insights as well as practical strategies. The sessions will be very easy to understand and will share wisdom of those present as well as provide some guiding ideas. 

Unable to make the time and date? You can access a replay if you enrol below – we will send a link by email.

Dates are as follows…

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Agents of Hope Podcast – Episode 6 featuring Colin Newton

Agents of Hope is a podcast for anyone interested in Education, Psychology and social issues. Dr Tim Cox, who has recently completed a Doctorate in Applied Educational Psychology, the podcast aims to engage in long form critical discussion about issues that arise in the field of applied psychology. Each episode explores the practice, values and theory behind the practice of each guest. 

You can follow Tim on twitter @timceducation and if you are interested in listening to the podcast you can listen here (or wherever you listen to your podcasts): 

https://agentsofhope.buzzsprout.com/

Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope: Envisioning inclusive, person-centred, futures with Colin Newton

A podcast featuring Colin about his time as an EP, including work on PATH, inclusion and hope

You can find an episode guide for the podcast here: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pBKHLkxfe_aI_sRhGm7HGLHXlH_v7dcnxHsaCkwWMqY/edit?usp=sharing

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WEBINARS for November – Staying Strong in the time of Covid

 

 WEBINAR WORKSHOPS – Timing: Each session runs from 11am-1pm

Cost: Pay what you can afford

(£10 covers our admin costs)

New Covid-19 inspired series delivered by Colin and Elliot Newton, using the Zoom platform. What are you going through right now? What do you need to stay strong? We want to directly support and inform the adults and so indirectly benefit the children and young people with the greatest needs. Please share with anyone who might benefit… psychologists, trainees, teachers, SENCOs, Social workers, TAs, parents and carers and so on…

The webinars are focused on meeting the needs of the professionals and parents trying to support and include children and young people at this difficult time. Engage and learn in the comfort of your own setting as we explore a range of challenges. The content of the sessions will aim to allow safe sharing of experiences, provide fresh insights as well as practical strategies.  

The content will be based on this training course which is also available to you and your team on request

Dates are as follows…

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How To Write Social Stories?

Do you know a child struggling with learning new routines or playing with peers? Do you know a child that finds it hard participating in conversations? Social stories help inform that child what to expect and what is expected of them in such contexts. Early forms of communication relied on icons/images to communicate information in history.

Children with learning disabilities need Social Stories formed with pictures to ease communication. Social Stories also help them manage their everyday life.

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Classroom Conflict: 7 Effective Strategies for Dealing with Challenging Behaviour

Managing classroom conflict is something that teachers have to practice on a daily basis and even the best teachers struggle to keep a bustling classroom under control at times. Kids are often especially volatile after a long summer – and this year they’ll be facing tumultuous changes to the classroom that will further disrupt order.

Challenging behaviour training and other resources are invaluable elements of any teacher’s ongoing training, but for now here are some strategies to help you manage challenging behaviour in the classroom.

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Most Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem in Kids with Autism

Being a kid with autism is hard. Autistic kids have real struggles. Most of the time, they are bombarded with both verbal and body language messages that they are less than their “normal” counterparts. People around them tell them how lazy, bad, or unmotivated they are. 

When they see their peers achieving their goals and they cannot even if they do their best, it might negatively affect their self-esteem. As a parent, there are lots of amazing ways that you can use to nurture self-esteem in kids with autism. The ideas that we are going to discuss are not only simple but also powerful. Let’s get started!

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WEBINARS  – September 2020 – Problem Solving series

 WEBINAR WORKSHOPS – Timing: Each session runs from 11am-1pm

FREE/VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS!

Problem Solving series delivered by Colin and Elliot Newton, using the Zoom platform. Engage and learn in the comfort of your own setting as we explore a range of challenges. The content of the sessions will aim to provide fresh insights as well as practical strategies.  

Dates are as follows…

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Colin Newton

0115 955 6045

Doug and Maggie

01473 437590

dnewton123@ntlworld.com

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