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Gina Davies’ Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.  The training is aimed at children in the early years age range however, the programme can be adapted for those in the 5-11 years age range.
The aim of this 2-day training course is to teach participants how to deliver the Early/Primary Attention Autism Programme – Stages 1-4 effectively.  Attendance on both days is required.
Course content:
This training is lecture and workshop based.  Participants will be challenged to consider how traditional methods of teaching attention and communication to children with autism could be adapted to offer “an irresistible invitation to learn”-Gina Davies.  Participants will be encouraged to think creatively about activities.

Expected Outcomes:
Participants will
• Consider attention and social communication skills in the context of autism.
• Learn how to gain and maintain pupils’ attention in a group setting.
• Feel confident delivering Stages 1 and 2 of the programme in the school setting.

Compulsory attendance at multiple days

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Attention Autism Day 1

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Scoil Chormaic, Golden Road, Cashel, Tipperary

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Gina Davies’ Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.  The training is aimed at children in the early years age range however, the programme can be adapted for those in the 5-11 years age range.
The aim of this 2-day training course is to teach participants how to deliver the Early/Primary Attention Autism Programme – Stages 1-4 effectively.  Attendance on both days is required.
Course content:
This training is lecture and workshop based.  Participants will be challenged to consider how traditional methods of teaching attention and communication to children with autism could be adapted to offer “an irresistible invitation to learn”-Gina Davies.  Participants will be encouraged to think creatively about activities.

Expected Outcomes:
Participants will
• Consider attention and social communication skills in the context of autism.
• Learn how to gain and maintain pupils’ attention in a group setting.
• Feel confident delivering Stages 1 and 2 of the programme in the school setting.

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Scoil Chormaic, Golden Road

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Suzanne McCanney

Suzanne McCanney

Suzanne McCanney is the Learning Support Manager in Middletown Centre for Autism. Prior to this, she was Assistant Advisory Officer for Special Educational Needs in the Western Education and Library Board (WELB). Suzanne also worked as a Project Manager for the Cross-Border Parent Community and School Partnership Programme; part of the focus for this programme was developing transition resources for children with autism. She has worked with children with autism in her capacity as a resource teacher for Special Educational Needs in the Republic of Ireland. Suzanne is a qualified teacher and holds a Master’s degree in Special Educational Needs Teaching.

Attention Autism Day 2

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Scoil Chormaic, Golden Road, Cashel, Tipperary

Booking closes

Gina Davies’ Attention Autism programme targets the teaching of attention, communication and social interaction skills.  The training is aimed at children in the early years age range however, the programme can be adapted for those in the 5-11 years age range.
The aim of this 2-day training course is to teach participants how to deliver the Early/Primary Attention Autism Programme – Stages 1-4 effectively.  Attendance on both days is required.
Course content:
This training is lecture and workshop based.  Participants will be challenged to consider how traditional methods of teaching attention and communication to children with autism could be adapted to offer “an irresistible invitation to learn”-Gina Davies.  Participants will be encouraged to think creatively about activities.

Expected Outcomes:
Participants will
• Consider attention and social communication skills in the context of autism.
• Learn how to gain and maintain pupils’ attention in a group setting.
• Feel confident delivering Stages 1 and 2 of the programme in the school setting.

View PDF

Notes

Location

Scoil Chormaic, Golden Road

Get Directions
Suzanne McCanney

Suzanne McCanney

Suzanne McCanney is the Learning Support Manager in Middletown Centre for Autism. Prior to this, she was Assistant Advisory Officer for Special Educational Needs in the Western Education and Library Board (WELB). Suzanne also worked as a Project Manager for the Cross-Border Parent Community and School Partnership Programme; part of the focus for this programme was developing transition resources for children with autism. She has worked with children with autism in her capacity as a resource teacher for Special Educational Needs in the Republic of Ireland. Suzanne is a qualified teacher and holds a Master’s degree in Special Educational Needs Teaching.