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Courses for All Saturday Morning Presentation

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    Thinkalink! It's a fun and easy way to remember things

    Thinkalink! It's a fun and easy way to remember things

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! Saturday 16th March 2019 - A high-octane, fast and furious fun-filled PowerPoint presentation with lots of audience participation. This presentation aims to introduce the delegates to the world of linking to help people of all ages with their studies, especially, their literacy and numeracy.

Courses for Children and Young People

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    Personalised Learning - Easter Holidays 2019

    Personalised Learning - Easter Holidays 2019

    Limited availability 1st April - 5th April am slots only. Helen Arkell is delighted to offer Personalised Learning sessions to help students in Key Stages 1 – 4 consolidate their skills. Each 60 minute session will be on a 1:1 basis and will be delivered by an experienced specialist teacher.
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    Touch Typing 10+

    Touch Typing 10+

    This course is now fully booked! Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019. A valuable touch typing course, for ages 10+ years. Hourly sessions for 5 days at Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre.
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    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    This course is now fully booked! Monday 18th February 2019. This workshop will give students studying for GCSEs a chance to find out how they learn best. It will provide opportunities to explore and have a go at strategies which will help them to become more effective learners.
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    A Level Revision

    A Level Revision

    Wednesday 17 April 2019. Develop your own ‘tool kit’ of strategies for A Level Revision.

Courses for Everyone

Courses for Parents

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    HELP Course for Parents - March 2019

    HELP Course for Parents - March 2019

    This course is now fully booked! Join us for three Monday mornings and we will help to demystify dyslexia, give you ideas and strategies to help you support your child and guide you on the best way to talk to and liaise with the professionals in your child’s life.
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    Help Course for Parents - May 2019

    Help Course for Parents - May 2019

    Join us for three Monday mornings and we will help to demystify dyslexia, give you ideas and strategies to help you support your child and guide you on the best way to talk to and liaise with the professionals in your child’s life.

Courses for Professionals

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    Teaching for Neurodiversity

    Teaching for Neurodiversity

    Teaching for Neurodiversity: Engaging learners with SEND. This was a DfE funded project delivering free training events and providing tools and resources to meet the requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.
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    Free Training for Teachers

    Free Training for Teachers

    Free training for teachers was funded by the DfE to provide teachers and staff with an understanding of dyslexia and other literacy difficulties.
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    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - March 2019

    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - March 2019

    This is a very practical course from Helen Arkell delivered over six weekly sessions. Next course begins 15 March 2019.
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    Helen Arkell Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - Tuesday Course Teaching Practice KS1 - KS2

    Helen Arkell Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - Tuesday Course Teaching Practice KS1 - KS2

    This Helen Arkell Level 5 course focuses on specialist teaching. Candidates will learn how to assess for, plan and deliver a programme of specialist teaching to a child who is experiencing difficulty in his/her learning.
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    Helen Arkell Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties

    Helen Arkell Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties

    Helen Arkell Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties. Helen Arkell Level 7 course focuses on assessment of learners for a variety of purposes, including setting a teaching programme, access arrangements in exams and making a diagnosis of dyslexia, if possible.
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    CPD Writing Diagnostic Assessments for Ages 7 to 16

    CPD Writing Diagnostic Assessments for Ages 7 to 16

    This course is designed for professionals who would like to update and extend their ability to carry out and write diagnostic assessments. The course includes a combination of lectures, discussion and practical activities.
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    The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    Friday 17 May 2019 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder terms used to describe a range of Learning, Behavioural and Socialisation differences. The key to providing successful outcomes for individuals with ADHD and ASD will be a full understanding and acceptance of the needs of every child.
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    Professional Summer School

    Professional Summer School

    29th July - 2nd August 2019. This summer school is aimed at professionals working in mainstream schools both in the UK and abroad who want to enhance their skills so as to make their teaching even more effective and fun. The course will give an overview of the current research into dyslexia and the risk factors and indicators of the condition.
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    Helen Arkell Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - Wednesday Course Teaching Practice KS2 - KS3

    Helen Arkell Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - Wednesday Course Teaching Practice KS2 - KS3

    This Helen Arkell Level 5 course focuses on specialist teaching. Candidates will learn how to assess for, plan and deliver a programme of specialist teaching to a child who is experiencing difficulty in his/her learning.
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    Managing children with Oppositional Demand Disorder and Pathological Demand Avoidance

    Managing children with Oppositional Demand Disorder and Pathological Demand Avoidance

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder is term given to describe when a child displays a certain pattern of behaviours that includes losing their temper frequently, defying adults, being easily annoyed and deliberately annoying others.

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