Visual Interventions for Promoting Positive Behaviour in EYFS
This valuable online workshop is highly recommended for special educational needs teachers and co-ordinators working in an EYFS setting. It's designed to improve understanding of the importance of visual interventions when teaching Deaf/SEN learners, and provide practical tools and examples that can be introduced into the classroom immediately.
About this course
A valuable online workshop designed to help teaching professionals support Deaf/SEN learners at one of the most formative stages of their educational lives.
During the Early Years Foundation Stage, children are at a level where they are likely to be progressing faster than at any other time during their educational journey. It's a huge process for learners, with lots of information to absorb as teachers focus on preparing them for the stages in their education to come.
Deaf/SEN learners who display disruptive or negative behaviours at this stage in their education are externalising their need to feel secure, understood in their educational surroundings and communicated with in a manner that meets their needs. The challenge for teaching professionals is to de-code this behaviour, understand its origins and put effective interventions in place to support learners. The visual interventions covered in this workshop are just one example of this.
What does this 'Visual Interventions for Promoting Positive Behaviour in EYFS' course cover?
This engaging on-demand workshop is designed to help teaching professionals understand the challenges facing Deaf/SEN learners and develop visual interventions that make learning more accessible to them. During the workshop, we'll explore several areas including:
- The reasons that behaviour management is NOT about dealing with issues they arise.
- How to avoid behavioural issues and incidents by understanding the challenges facing Deaf/SEN learners and avoiding the triggers of challenging behaviour in the first place. These might be the simplest of things like a lack of clear and easy to read visual information.
- Why are visuals so important, where do they fit in, and how do you put them in place?
- Comparing visual and auditory reaction times.
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 how to promote positive behaviour amongst Deaf/SEN learners in EYFS settings and be equipped to:
- Support the development of visual perception in EYFS.
- Create simple and clear visual prompts.
- Develop visual stimulus that is 'sensory-aware' and strikes the right balance - not overstimulating or under stimulating.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teaching professionals including SEN teachers, SENDCos and school leaders working in EYFS settings.
Who will you learn with?
Andrew Whitehouse MSpEd, CPSE, (PGCert) BAHons QTS, People First Education.
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