Makaton Foundation Workshop

21st January 2020

Makaton Foundation Workshop
Dates: Tuesdays 21st and 28th January 
Times: 09.30 – 16.00
Prices: £140 for professionals, 50% discount for parents and carers at £70

Lunch and refreshments provided

Makaton has transformed the lives of children and adults with a range of different communication difficulties. It’s designed to support spoken language – signs are used with speech, in spoken word order to help children and adults to communicate.  

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Sleep Better - 5 week course

23rd January 2020

Sleep Better

This five-week course offers parent/carers evidence-based strategies and group support.

The course runs on Thursdays, 10am - 12 noon, on the following dates:

23 January 2020

30 January 2020

6 February 2020

13  February 2020

27 February 2020

The course is held at Seashell Trust, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ.

We also offer....

Sleep Success

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NEW Pan Disability Football Session

24th January 2020

New pan disability football session in partnership with Cheadle and Gatley Football Club and Elite Football Coaching.

Sessions for disabled young adults aged 16+.  Run by experienced, licensed coaches.

Every Friday, 8-9pm. All abilities welcome.  £2 per session (Free taster sessions until March 2020.)

To book your place email sports@seashelltrust.org.uk 

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Sign Supported Communication Course

27th January 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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Sign Supported Communication Course

28th January 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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Sensory Diets Workshop

29th January 2020

Sensory Diets Workshop
Dates: Wednesdays 29 January, 5 February, 12 February
Times: First session: 5-6.30pm, second and third sessions: 5-7pm
Price: £150

A sensory diet can help children and young people with sensory processing issues to feel more regulated and in control of their actions, make sense of their environment and reduce barriers to learning, social interaction and independence.

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Positive Behaviour Support

06th February 2020

Tuesday 6 February, 10am-2.30pm (registration from 9.45am)

Cheadle Town Football Club, Park Road, Cheadle SK8 2AN - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

An opportunity for parents and carers of children and young people with learning disabilities to find out more about Positive Behaviour Support and how this approach can support understanding and management of challenging behaviour. 

Discover and learn:

- What is a Positive Behaviour Support framework

- Understanding challenging behaviour

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Signalong Two Day Course

24th February 2020

Signalong is a key word sign-supported communication system based on British sign language. Signalong is a total communication system and is used in spoken word order. It uses speech, sign, body language, facial expression and voice tone to reference the link between sign and word.

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Education, Health and Care Plan Masterclass

26th February 2020

Wednesday 26 February, 10am-3.15pm (registration from 9.45am)

Cheadle Town Football Club, Park Road, Cheadle SK8 2AN

Developed as a guide for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who already have an EHC plan in place for their child.

Topics include:

- What should an education, health and care plan look like

- What information should it contain

- What to do if you're not happy with the plan

- Using the annual review

- Requesting re-assessment

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Sign Supported Communication Course

02nd March 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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Elklan Speech and Language Support for 5-11’s Taster Session

03rd March 2020

Elklan Speech and Language Support for 5-11’s Taster: What is Communication?
Date: Tuesday 3 March
Time: 4.30-6.30pm

Price: £10

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Sign Supported Communication Course

03rd March 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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