Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers

Mentored by Swasend Swasend
Forest Row, RH18 5JA
For ages: 18+
£75
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A SUMMARY

This Saturday full day workshop will be facilitated by Ann Swain at Michael Hall School. The day will be a combination of lectures and practical activities. Ann will be presenting the diagnostic criteria for Dyslexia, the challenges and the gifts and working with the group to explore ways of adapting our lessons to ensure all teaching has, as its goal, relevance and high expectations. This day will be relevant all class and subject teachers, teaching assistants, learning support assistants, and SENDCos. Ann is pleased to welcome teachers from both Waldorf and State School environments and the group typically enjoys exchanging skills and experiences. Please secure your place early by making your booking here.

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Swasend

The Facilitator for this workshop will be Ann Swain BS Mus Therapy, Lic INPP, MA Ed. Neuroscience. Having trained as a Steiner Waldorf teacher, she then went on to train as a Waldorf “Remedial” teacher with Rosemary Gebert at Michael Hall. Ann took up a post as Learning Support teacher at Michael Hall where she worked for 18 years, developing screening and assessment protocols and teaching children and adolescents with special educational needs. During those years she did the Bothmer Movement training at Michael Hall, the INPP Reflex Integration training in Chester, as well as the Johansen Sound Therapy. Just recently she completed a Masters degree in Educational Neuroscience at University of London, focusing on the human mirror neuron system and the default mode network. Her particular professional interests involve movement development in atypical learners, sensory integration and above all – excellent delivery of Steiner Education to all learners. As part of SWASEND she consults...

Learning aims

To know some practical assessments for the identification of dyslexia

Strengths to develop

We will be looking at practical physical exercises and games to support children in the classroom such as hand clapping, balancing and bi-lateral integration exercises.

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Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend
Dyslexia - The gifts and the challenges: A workshop for teachers block mentored by Swasend Swasend

What's provided

Drinks

Snacks

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Where
we'll be

Dick Chester Studio, Michael Hall School, Kidbrooke Park, Priory Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JA

Pricing information

Standard price: £75

Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Cancellations received 2 weeks prior to the event will receive a full refund Cancellations 13 days or less before the event will be eligible for a 75% refund Cancellations within 24 hours of the event no refund


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