Find out how to address the student’s learning needs in positive and effective ways that promote their learning.

Location: Seville | Duration: 5 days

Summary

What does “special needs” really mean? How many learning disabilities can you identify? Learning disabilities are associated with problems in listening, reasoning, memory, attention…

Discover how to address the students’ learning needs in positive and effective ways. Deepen your knowledge of types of accommodations and behaviour therapy. The satisfaction about your work will turn problems into challenges and improve the relationships with your students’ and their families.

Some of the greatest minds of all times had learning disabilities or other special education needs: Albert Einstein, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Vincent Van Gogh. Let’s debunk myths. Children with learning disabilities can and do succeed. Create an inclusive-learning friendly environment. Any little action is better than nothing.

Methodology

  • Assembly and small groups work will encourage reflection and new ideas.
  • Role-play, case analysis and group dynamics.
  • Follow-up strategies will enable your tutor to monitor you during the implementation process of new methodologies in your home institution.
  • Tips on how to increase commitment and active participation in your community. Make your work and efforts more visible at a local scale.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Become aware of your impact on the lives and intellectual development of your students with special needs.
  2. Learn how to improve and promote good relationships between your students with special needs and other teachers and classmates.
  3. Discover new tools aimed at making the learning process of your students easier and more satisfying.
  4. Help your students with their emotional and physical limitations.
  5. Explore new strategies to involve students’ families in the learning process.

Be the teacher that you want to be

  • Develop new pedagogical and communication skills.
  • Contribute to a more open-minded, inclusive-friendly school.
  • Implement better practices and actions in your working place.
  • Never stop learning.

Day 1 (5 hours)

I AM SPECIAL, AND YOU?

  • Getting to know each other and sharing experiences.
  • Introduction of the course content and learning outcomes.
  • Reality is not a problem. What does “special needs” really mean? Inclusive education.
  • What we can dream of. Exercise to identify goals, limitations and resources needed.
  • Group discussion about the modern education system for special needs children. Analysis of the present and improvements for the future.

Day 2 (5 hours)

IF YOU HAVE A “WHAT FOR?” YOU WILL FIND “HOW”

  • If I change. The greatest challenges of disabled children’s teachers.
  • What I want. Scheme of Human Behavior. Rational Emotive Therapy + Behavior modification.
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP). Code of successful practice, analysis of the most important areas of special needs: cognitive, learning, social, emotional, behavioral, communication, interaction, sensory, physical.

Day 3 (5 hours)

CREATING CONTEXTS TO MAKE MAGIC ARISES

  • Details are everything. How school can support the development of special needs children. Creating a supportive classroom environment.
  • How? How to work with special needs children. Presentation of successful methods.
  • Need to belong. How to integrate disabled students with classmates.
  • Together is easier. Cooperation between parents and teachers. Communication tips.

Day 4 (5 hours)

BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS

  • Identify to change. Disability discrimination.
  • 21 days of empathy. Students, teachers and parents attitudes towards the inclusion of children with special educational needs in the ordinary school. Advantages and disadvantages of integration.
  • The tribe. Support group for special needs children.
  • Case study. We analyze cases of daily practice in small groups, following a scheme of problem solving that helps clarify and systematize.

Day 5 (5 hours)

TO DO OR NOT TO DO. THAT’S THE QUESTION

  • Tips. Resistances to change and how to overcome them.
  • With a map is better. Workshop to create a “good practice” book.
  • What we know. Presentation of the workshop results.
  • We have the power. Summary, conclusions and commitments.

5 day course fee: 350€ 

The total cost includes:

  • Pre-arrival information
  • Tuition & training materials
  • Training Certificate
  • Europass Certificate
  • Admin & organizational costs

(*) For courses lasting more or less than 5 days, please contact us to check the fees.

  • Additionally, We can arrange for:
  • Accommodation (hotels & touristic apartments)
  • Trips
  • Social programme
  • Airport transfer
  • Local transport

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