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Introduction to Special Educational Needs course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, eLH, NHS

This session gives an overview of the different types of special educational needs and barriers to learning.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the spectrum of general and specific learning difficulties and the complexity of factors that lead to special educational needs
  • Assess how biological, environmental and emotional factors lead to special educational needs
  • Describe the neurodevelopmental risks of low birth weight and prematurity
  • Describe dyslexia and other specific learning impairments including language impairments and relevant medical assessment
  • Assess and manage developmental coordination disorder

This session uses self assessments that help you check what you have learnt. You do not have to use them and your answers are not seen by anyone else.


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Instructors / Speakers
Gabriel Whitlingum,
Consultant

Gabriel trained in paediatric neurodisability and has been a Consultant in paediatric neurodisability at DGH in Winchester since 2007. He is a member of BACD, BACCH, BPNA as well as member of RCPCH informatics group, BACCH informatics group and BACD Wessex rep. He has been part of the NICE guidelines development group on the management of autism in children and took part in the UK workshops of the EACD developmental co-ordination disorder guidelines. He has been local college tutor for 5 years and has an interest in teaching.

Type
Delivery
Title
Introduction to Special Educational Needs course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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