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Exhibition News : 12/02/2012
Resources for Learning - Education Show

Event Date: Thu 15th March, 2012 runs till Sat 17th March, 2012

Birmingham NEC - 70 free CPD seminars and workshops 400 exhibitors.

The Education Show includes demonstrations of technology and learning resources with a chance to attend a wide range of seminars and special sessions for SENCO training.

Seminars for Special Educational Needs include:

Time Title 15 March 2012

SEN Theatre
10:00 - 10:45
What's effective in teaching children on the autism spectrum?
Dr Glenys Jones, Lecturer, University of Birmingham

12:00 - 12:45
Mathematics Learning Difficulties and dyscalculia. Quick fix or structured intervention?
Dr SteveChinn, Lecturer and Author, TwMaths Ltd

13:00 - 13:45
Assistive Technology in an Inclusive Classroom
Mr Ian Bean, Independent Special Needs ICT Consultant and Trainer

15:00 - 15:45
Auditory Processing Disorder: What is it? How does it affect learning? What can teachers do about it?
Mrs Pauline Grant, Lead Advisory Teacher of the Deaf, Harrow Council and Listen to Learn

Time Title 16 March 2012

SEN Theatre
10:00 - 10:45
The role of the 21st Century SENCO
Mrs Jane Friswell, Independent SEND Educational Consultant, The Schools Network

11:00 - 11:45
Educating and Engaging Students with Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD: A Practical Skills Therapeutic Approach
Mr Aonghus Gordon, Founder and Director of Ruskin Mill Trust, Ruskin Mill Educational Trust

12:00 - 12:45
Using multi-media to take speaking and listening to another dimension
Mr Mike Tindall, ICT Strategy Leader, Warmley Park School

13:00 - 13:45
Aspergers from a person not just a textbook
Ms Robyn Steward, Trainer / person the autism spectrum, n/a

15:00 - 15:45
Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)in the classroom: Is it easy as 'A-B-C'?
Dr Faizal Moosa, Associate Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Birmingham Children's Hospital CAMHS

Time Title 17 March 2012

SEN Theatre
10:00 - 10:45
Facilitating children with speech, language &/or communication needs in a mainstream setting
Ms Ailsa Bowyer, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist, Speech Ease

12:00 - 12:45
Supporting Successful Transition to Secondary School - A Group Approach
Ms Phoebe Kent, Speech and Language Therapist, Black Country Partnership NHS Trust
Samantha Hawkesford, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust

13:00 - 13:45
What support and funding is available for disabled students when they make the transition to higher education?
Mrs Ursula Bilson, Assessment Centre Manager, Loughborugh Univeristy
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