21-3686-AUT-Facilitating Social Skills in School

21-3686-AUT-Facilitating Social Skills in School

Facilitating Social Skills in School   -  Presented by Alanna O’Connor, a Speech and Language Therapist

This webinar is suitable for SNA’s, Class and SET teachers who work with primary school (Junior Infants up to 6th Class).

How do I support their friendships? How about social skills? What can I do?

With the return to school, social interaction, friendship and play are at the heart of the classroom. In this webinar, we will focus on embedding ethical, informed strategies to facilitate social skill development.

What will we cover?

-          Social skills and social communication

-          Development of social interaction – both typical and atypical

-          How best to facilitate and support your pupil – and when to not!

-          How to embed this into your day-to-day

-          Discussion on relevant issues in social skill interventions

Presented by Alanna O’Connor, a Speech and Language Therapist with experience working with young people with autism and social communication disorders.

Alanna O’Connortrained in the UK. In her time in Manchester, she worked based in a school and college, working alongside teachers to support students to meet their educational potential. Since returning to Ireland, she has worked with children and young people in clinic, home, and school environments. Last year, she delivered Munster’s first accredited ‘Communication Supports for 5-11s’ course. Alanna is particularly interested in promoting literacy attainment and working with children and young people with disabilities. She is passionate about sharing knowledge with SNAs and teachers, as they work closely with children in a language-rich environment.

A link to access the course will be emailed to you prior to the course.

Cancellation Policy:

Please note, the fee for this course is non-refundable. By booking a place you agree to these terms.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 12-10-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 12-10-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 100
Available place 41
Cut off date 12-10-2021 2:00 pm
Fee €5.00
Number Hours 1
Speaker Alanna O'Connor
Location Online via ZOOM
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