Promoting Positive Behaviour and Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)

With figures suggesting that around 2-4% of Deaf children are also autistic, this course has been developed to promote successful inclusion of learners with neurological conditions such as Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, ADD and related disorders, whilst fully meeting the needs of their peers. This easy-to-access online workshop focuses on Promoting Positive Behaviour and Positive Behavioural Support (PBS). Learn at your own pace about the causes of challenging behaviour in the classroom, investigate the triggers and implement preventative interventions.

Duration 49min
Who is this course suitable for? Leaders, support staff and SENDCos
Access Mobile, PC and TV
Achievement Certificate of Completion

What does this course cover?

Supporting teachers of Deaf learners who have neurological conditions such as Autism.

This course provides an overview of how the impairments affecting learners with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Autism/Asperger) and/or ADHD may cause them to behave negatively (this is also very useful for understanding a range of learners' needs including Deaf and neurotypical). It examines of the root causes and triggers behind negative behaviour and how to identify and avoid them.

What outcomes can you expect from this course?

Completing this course will help you to develop strategies and interventions for adapting your sensory environment to meet the behavioural needs of a range of learners.

The training is supported by useful film footage and several workshop activities which are fun, informative, and effective. Together these will support you and your team to:

  • Work more effectively with a range of learners.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the conditions and therefore identify triggers to negative behaviour.
  • Feel confident in creating interventions.

What can you expect to gain from completing this online course?

You will develop a range of strategies for promoting positive behaviour through effective practice including:

  • Making extra time meaningful.
  • Developing strategies to address communication issues.
  • Using simple ICT to aid learning.
  • Improving learning environments (linked to sensory issues) and using visual communication tools to aid behavioural social and emotional understanding.
  • Deploying a range of structured, multisensory motivational strategies/teaching and learning methods and visual interventions designed to improve learning skills and general in class understanding.
  • Effectively implementing Social Stories and other Visual Interventions.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for education professionals, teaching staff, support staff and SENDCos in primary and secondary.

Who will you learn with?

Andrew Whitehouse MSpEd, CPSE, (PGCert) BAHons QTS, People First Education.

Promoting Positive Behaviour and Positive Behavioural Support (PBS)



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