Promoting Independence

22nd November 2017

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the second of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

In this session, Royal College Manchester tutor Joe Booker will discuss some of the ways we can help children and young people to become more independent outside of their school and college learning.

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Using communication systems at home

13th December 2017

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the third of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Signalong Foundation Course

12th January 2018

Our 12 week Signalong course begins on 12th January
Fridays from 10 - 11.30am

If you’re supporting a person with communication difficulties as a result learning disabilities, attending our Signalong course could have a big impact.  Signalong uses signs and symbols to help people communicate. It’s designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in spoken word order.

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Makaton Foundation Course

15th January 2018

Makaton Foundation Course

Dates: Monday 15th & Monday 22th January

Times: 09.30 – 16.00

Prices: £120 for professionals, 50% discount for parents and carers at £60

Lunch and refreshments provided

Following our successful Makaton taster session earlier in the year, Seashell Trust is offering a two day foundation course from 9.30am until 4pm on Monday 15th and Monday 22nd January.

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

17th January 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the fourth of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Elklan Training

06th February 2018

Elklan Training

4-6pm, Tuesday 6th February – Tuesday 1st May

Price: £375

Speech and language support for children and young people with SLD
Seashell Trust’s accredited Elklan training has been designed to help maximise the speech, language and communication potential of children and young people with severe learning difficulties.

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The Functions of Behaviour of Concern

21st February 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the fifth of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Makaton Enhancement Workshop

12th March 2018

Makaton Enhancement Workshop

Dates: Monday 12th, 19th and 26th March

Times: 09.30 – 16.00

Lunch and refreshments provided

If you’ve completed Makaton Foundation training and would like to take your skills and knowledge to the next level, please think about joining us at our Makaton Enhancement Workshop next March.

This three day course will concentrate on improving and developing signing and symbol skills.  You will learn translation skills using signs and symbols.

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Postcards from the Aspie World

21st March 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the sixth of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Autistic People & Their Contribution to Society

18th April 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is one of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Regulating & Managing Sensory Needs

16th May 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is one of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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