Primary

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Sebastian and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
 
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Primary Mobile

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Sebastian and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Secondary Desktop

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 22 Minutes 45 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Hannah and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 37 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 47 Minutes 23 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Supporting Academic Development, Using Assistive Technology, Teaching Reading and Proof Reading Techniques, Teaching Study Skills and Exam Techniques, Exam Access Arrangements and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Secondary Mobile

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 22 Minutes 45 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Hannah and the checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 37 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 47 Minutes 23 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Gross Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Supporting Academic Development, Using Assistive Technology, Teaching Reading and Proof Reading Techniques, Teaching Study Skills and Exam Techniques, Exam Access Arrangements and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Tertiary

Summary

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Summary

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Phoenix and checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Summary

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Summary

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Fine Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Teaching Reading and Proof Reading Techniques, Teach Study Skills and Exam Techniques, Exam Access Arrangements, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Summary

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Summary

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Tertiary Mobile

Introduction

This session encourages us to look beyond our initial impression of a student and develop a fuller understanding of their needs based on detailed observations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 03 Seconds

Introduction

In this session we take a closer look at the terms Neurodiversity and Neurotypical and introduce you to our sample student Phoenix and checklist.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 31 Minutes 32 Seconds

Introduction

The first of these sessions delves into four strategies: Boosting Self Esteem, Understanding Challenging Behaviour, Motivation and Teaching Metacognition.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 46 Minutes 08 Seconds

Introduction

More support strategies are addressed in this session: Using Positive Language, Multi-sensory Techniques, Giving One Instruction at a Time, Making Text Reader Friendly, Allowing Think Time and Reducing Memory Load.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 41 Minutes 31 Seconds

Introduction

This final session of classroom support strategies includes: Keeping your Language Simple, Encouraging Alternatives to Handwriting, Supporting Fine Motor Skills, Teaching Organisational Skills, Teaching Reading and Proof Reading Techniques, Teach Study Skills and Exam Techniques, Exam Access Arrangements, Using Assistive Technology and Having High Expectations.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 32 Seconds

Introduction

This session includes examples of Learner Profiles, IEP’s and directs you to the extra resources which accompany this training.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 21 Minutes 21 Seconds

Introduction

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into the most common co-occurring difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 24 Seconds

Introduction

The Specific Learning Difficulties Guide offers deeper insight into ADHD, Autism, Anxiety and Trauma and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 22 Seconds

Maths Course

Summary

Consolidating concepts, why you need to gain perspective and help students to understand the constellation of mathematical learning factors and their interconnectivity. Steve further offers general advice on evidence-based practice.
1 Quiz

Summary

Numerical Stroop as well as a deeper understanding of the role of long-term memory, speed of working, working memory and sequencing in math.
1 Quiz

Summary

Research into dialogue, how children develop a sense of number and various strategies to gain a congruent sense of number and place value.
1 Quiz

Summary

How metacognition and subsequent cognition styles can be used to better understand a student’s mathematical difficulties, anxiety and success. This section includes a checklist to help you better understand the child’s mathematical needs.
1 Quiz

Long PD Maths Course

Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Dyscalculia

This session includes the definition of Dyscalculia and the key factors of Specific learning Difficulties in maths; Observing students with maths difficulties and the interconnectivity between their difficulties; The prevalence of dyscalculia and maths learning difficulties and the importance of early teaching and maths performance; The do’s and don’ts of teaching maths to improve maths performance.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 06 Seconds

The Developmental Nature of Maths

This session discusses the importance of getting the basics right, knowing where the basics are going, and how later maths relies very heavily on the early maths. It clearly demonstrates tracking forward with younger students and how to track back to the very basics for older students.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 14 Minutes 02 Seconds

Number Sense, Operation Sense and Place Value

This session covers the importance of consistency when using visual patterns to support learners for counting both forwards and backwards. It offers an introduction to linking addition and subtraction operations and number facts. It covers key teaching strategies for scaffolding when teaching place value.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 13 Minutes 29 Seconds

Alternative methods of teaching addition and subtraction

This session will help you to support learners by encouraging them to use what they know, to work out what they don’t know, so as to avoid excessive demand on fallible long-term memory. It advocates for students to become familiar with number by using visual support, manipulatives, maths toolkits, estimations, patterns and sequences.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 17 Minutes 06 Seconds

Using scaffolding to support addition and subtraction for larger numbers

This session covers the varying levels of scaffolding and renaming when working with hundreds, tens and ones to support maths learners. It offers clear demonstrations of using resources to support subtraction, across zero, of larger numbers e.g. 103-28.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 08 Minutes 29 Seconds

The basic facts of mastering multiplication and division

This session looks at the research into mastering the multiplication facts. It discusses teacher flexibility as ‘nothing works for everyone’. It uncovers mathematically valid and easy strategies of committing the multiplication facts to memory and how to link multiplication to division. It demonstrates the resources required to support learners, so as to avoid any feelings of overwhelm, caused by the number of facts they are required to master.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 26 Minutes 56 Seconds

The affective domain and Maths Anxiety

This video session explores maths anxiety and its impact on learning. Steve discusses the research behind the emotional and motivational factors relating to maths fear and difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 29 Minutes 34 Seconds

The affective domain and Maths Anxiety Continued

This session discusses the types of anxiety and the main factors contributing to maths anxiety. Steve provides dozens of excellent, realistic examples of best practice to promote meaningful success and learner self-belief.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 34 Minutes 04 Seconds

Identifying and using error patterns to support learners

This session covers the need for monitoring learners to identify where they struggle and guide targeted intervention. Steve investigates the types of errors, the most common errors and works through very practical aspects of understanding these mathematical errors. This session assists in developing a deeper understanding of error patterns when screening and supporting students with maths learning difficulties and dyscalculia.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 40 Minutes 34 Seconds

Diagnosis and Assessment of maths Learning Difficulties and Dyscalculia

This section demystifies the concept of identifying maths learning difficulties. It addresses the difference between assessment and a diagnosis. Steve highlights the process of the lead up to a diagnosis and the importance of checking the basics.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 28 Minutes 42 Seconds

Diagnosis and Assessment of maths Learning Difficulties and Dyscalculia Continued

This session continues the discussion of identifying maths learning difficulties. In the session Steve works through the structure of screening for maths learning difficulties in an easy, step by step process.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 47 Minutes 09 Seconds

Developmental Coordination Disorder

What is Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)?

• A definitive look at the definition, occurrence, research and diagnostic criteria of DCD.
• Delve into other childhood illnesses, including those that are commonly mistaken for DCD, as well as ones that overlap, making proper assessment difficult for the untrained observer.
• The vital role of early identification and teacher knowledge in early years.
• The common characteristics in DCD, both motor and non-motor, and their impact on learning.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 16 Minutes 54 Seconds

How does DCD present in Early Years

• The key factors in early identification of DCD.
• The ‘at risk’ indicators for teachers, parents and allied health professionals.
• DCD characteristics and the importance of personalised intervention strategies.
• How DCD in early years impacts the life journey of a child.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 19 Minutes 25 Seconds

Practical Strategies for DCD/Dyspraxia Early Years

• The key foundation stages of DCD.
• Developmental Stages in the Early Years, relating to self-care, gross motor skills and balance.
• Strategies for early years success; described and prioritised for independence.
• The stages of pre-writing development and pre-scissor skills.
• Research and evidence based strategies to aid writing and motor development.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 20 Minutes 22 Seconds

How does DCD present in Primary/Elementary School?

• Help in identifying the characteristics of DCD in primary/elementary aged learners based on observation in the classroom and in the schoolground.
• Quick reference checklists with highly effective tips for working with colleagues and parents to compile a profile of a student’s DCD difficulties.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 16 Minutes 59 Seconds

Practical Strategies for DCD/Dyspraxia Primary/Elementary School

• The most effective strategies for addressing DCD in the classroom and school.
• How to prioritise the best DCD strategies for the greatest impact.
• Understand the vital social and emotional aspects of DCD.
• Discover the environmental demands on students at school and home.
• Analysis of movement demands required to complete tasks.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 43 Seconds

How does DCD present in Secondary/High School?

• The transition from Primary/Elementary School to High School for the child with DCD.
• Key insights around common transitional challenges.
• The interacting factors and the four main features of DCD in high school relating to motor and non-motor skills.
• DCD presentation and the persistent predictors of DCD.
• The DCD protective factors.
• The value of a personalised program for students with DCD in high school.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 19 Minutes 56 Seconds

Practical Strategies for DCD/Dyspraxia Secondary/High School

• A birds eye view of the characteristics of DCD in Secondary/High School.
• Explore a student profile and the strategies to support them.
• Look at the 8 pillars of support strategies for implementation within a high school setting.
• The value of using the ‘whole learner approach.’
• The vital non- motor, social and emotional support strategies
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 38 Minutes 27 Seconds

Screening for DCD/Dyspraxia in Early Years and Primary /Elementary School

• Demystify the DCD screening process.
• Identify the triggers for conducting a screening for DCD.
• Delve into the research behind the main DCD impairments.
• Co-occurrence, screening tools and checklists.
• The research basis of screening tools.
• Research into DCD and Intelligence Assessments.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 22 Minutes 25 Seconds

Practical Strategies for use at Home

• Evidence-based practical strategies for supporting students and parents at home.
• The importance of a parent/teacher partnership approach.
• The 6 ‘F-words’ – Function, family, fitness, fun, friends and future.
• Setting priorities and routines matched to the student’s needs.
• Altering expectations and adapting the environment.
• Understanding the social/emotional impact and the importance of sleep.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 19 Minutes 25 Seconds

Supporting Students with Handwriting Difficulties

• Dive into DCD and Dysgraphia.
• Orthographic, phonological and graphomotor codes.
• Research into handwriting difficulty statistics and DCD.
• Co-existing difficulties such as text generation and transcription.
• Executive functioning and organisational skills.
• Classroom observation and teaching strategies.
• Discuss the best tools and adaptations for Handwriting in the classroom environment.
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 23 Minutes 27 Seconds

Fintan's Course

Behaviour as a Message and a Formula for Management SF3R

• The risk factors which can affect behaviour for learning
• Understanding the behaviour message
• Introducing the SF3R approach
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 02 Seconds

Mood Management

• Why we should focus on mood instead of behaviour management
• How motivation complements mood
• Applying this in practice
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 14 Seconds

Structure: Policies and Expectations

• Putting this into practice
• Outline how structure helps to develop safety and security for all
• Teacher and parent style with regards to supporting behaviour for learning
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 29 Minutes 56 Seconds

Flexibility including how to support children with ASD and ADHD

• Outline how flexibility complements and not contradicts Structure
• Specific strategies explored and explained
• What is Neurodiversity and how to support learning challenges rather than use behaviour labels?
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 34 Minutes 59 Seconds

Rapport and Communication including how to support children with ODD

• To understand how to develop effective rapport through effective communication
• Dealing with disruption and defiance
• Rewards and logical consequences
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 55 Seconds

Relationships and dealing with Bullying and socialisation issues

• Developing effective peer to peer and sibling relationships
• Dealing with bullying behaviour
• Working in Partnership between school and home
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 08 Seconds

Resilience and how to develop this for future challenges and opportunities

• The key factors for resilience
• Preparing for transitions
• The seven Cs of resilience explored and explained
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 51 Seconds

Fintan's Course Mobile

Behaviour as a Message and a Formula for Management SF3R

• The risk factors which can affect behaviour for learning
• Understanding the behaviour message
• Introducing the SF3R approach
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 02 Seconds

Mood Management

• Why we should focus on mood instead of behaviour management
• How motivation complements mood
• Applying this in practice
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 32 Minutes 14 Seconds

Structure: Policies and Expectations

• Putting this into practice
• Outline how structure helps to develop safety and security for all
• Teacher and parent style with regards to supporting behaviour for learning
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 29 Minutes 56 Seconds

Flexibility including how to support children with ASD and ADHD

• Outline how flexibility complements and not contradicts Structure
• Specific strategies explored and explained
• What is Neurodiversity and how to support learning challenges rather than use behaviour labels?
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 34 Minutes 59 Seconds

Rapport and Communication including how to support children with ODD

• To understand how to develop effective rapport through effective communication
• Dealing with disruption and defiance
• Rewards and logical consequences
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 55 Seconds

Relationships and dealing with Bullying and socialisation issues

• Developing effective peer to peer and sibling relationships
• Dealing with bullying behaviour
• Working in Partnership between school and home
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 08 Seconds

Resilience and how to develop this for future challenges and opportunities

• The key factors for resilience
• Preparing for transitions
• The seven Cs of resilience explored and explained
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 30 Minutes 51 Seconds

APD Course

Glue Ear

• Understanding Glue ear
• The impact upon early language and learning
• Interventions
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 27 Minutes 54 Seconds

Auditory Processing

• Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) & Difficulties
• Managing APD at home and in school
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 01 Seconds

Emotional Aspects of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs)

• Explanation of range of SpLDs
• Emotional impact of struggles and academic failure – frustration, demotivation, anger and lowered self-esteem
• Building success and resilience
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 40 Minutes 18 Seconds

APD Course Mobile

Glue Ear

• Understanding Glue ear
• The impact upon early language and learning
• Interventions
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 27 Minutes 54 Seconds

Auditory Processing

• Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) & Difficulties
• Managing APD at home and in school
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 24 Minutes 01 Seconds

Emotional Aspects of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs)

• Explanation of range of SpLDs
• Emotional impact of struggles and academic failure – frustration, demotivation, anger and lowered self-esteem
• Building success and resilience
1 Quiz, Video Duration: 40 Minutes 18 Seconds

Dysgraphia Course

Video 1

• Understanding of Dysgraphia, causes and definitions
• The latest research from world’s leading experts
• The Development of writing skills • The social and emotional impact of Dysgraphia
• The likelihood and rates of cooccurrence
1 Video Duration: 25 Minutes

Video 2

• How to diagnose dysgraphia
• How to manage students with Dysgraphia
• Accommodations for Dysgraphia
• Modifications and Remediation
• Improving the future for Student with Dysgraphia
1 Video Duration: 33 Minutes
Teachers, Educators, School Leaders and Allied Health Professionals who want to access Accredited SpLD Training
Individuals who are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of their neurodiverse students with SpLD
For all Educators, School Leaders, Teachers, Aides and Support Staff
Educators who want to embrace more effective multi-sensory teaching and learning strategies
For Educators, Tutors, Counsellors, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists Psychologists, Coaches and Parents
For Early Years, Pre-Primary, Primary/Elementary, Middle School, Secondary School Teachers
For Post 16+ Tertiary, College and University Teachers, Lecturers and Tutors
For Trainers and Teachers with Adult Students
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