This valuable online workshop is highly recommended for special educational needs teachers and co-ordinators who wish to gain a rounded understanding of Attachment Disorder and develop robust educational strategies to support the needs of learners who are affected by it.
About this course
A valuable online workshop designed to help teaching professionals recognise and respond to the challenges faced by children affected by Attachment Disorder.
Attachment Disorder is the broad term used to define a series of emotional and behavioural challenges encountered by children who struggle to form emotional bonds with their parents/carers, teachers, and peers.
Many studies have found a lower level of attachment among Deaf learners who were born to hearing parents – especially those who used speech in their early communication.
What does this ‘Attachment Disorder’ course cover?
This engaging on-demand workshop is designed to help teaching professionals deepen their understanding of Attachment Disorder and explores:
- What Attachment Disorder is.
- When things go right, when things go wrong and risk hotspots.
- How children express the effects of insecure attachment.
- Emotional and social tasks and targets.
- Some supportive dos and don’ts.
- A range of attachment disorder presentations and some strategies and interventions to overcome them.
- A range of visual interventions for helping young people with attachment needs.
- Exploiting special interests to achieve positive results.
- Simplifying tasks and emotional and social situations.
- Relating to the child in a constructive manner.
What outcomes can you expect from this course?
Completing this course will help you to:
By the end of this engaging workshop, you’ll have a clearer understanding of Attachment Disorder and be better equipped to implement:
- Interventions which reflect the way children express the effects of insecure attachment.
- Emotional and social tasks and targets.
- Adaptions to teaching practices which ensure children with attachment difficulties and complex needs are supported.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teaching professionals including SEN teachers, SENDCos and school leaders.
Who will you learn with?
Andrew Whitehouse MSpEd, CPSE, (PGCert) BAHons QTS, People First Education.
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