Services for Young Children

Professional Options Inclusion Training

Thomas Training

This 3 day course aims to develop practitioners' and parents' understanding of social communication/autism spectrum conditions and so improve the educational and early years experience of Hampshire children with these conditions. Pricing information:
  • Limited number of places for schools at £180.00 per person
  • Limited number of places for other agencies or HCC maintained schools or those working outside Hampshire at £250 per person
  • Limited number of places for parents at £80 per person
  • Places are free to practitioners working in PVI early years settings such as setting SENCos or key inclusion staff. Free places are limited to two per setting

Makaton Training

Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and signs and symbols are used with speech. Services for Young Children have a bank of Regional Makaton tutors who may be able to come into your setting and provide you with a range of Makaton training including Taster Sessions. This is a one and a half hour training event delivered to your whole staff team. For further information on training opportunities, please see our Makaton webpage

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