Course detailsIf you’ve decided you’d like to pursue a new career working with people with special education needs, this online course is the ideal gateway to your exciting and fulfilling new vocation. As you’ll discover as you progress through the SEN Diploma, gaining the skills to help individuals with specific needs overcome obstacles to achieve goals and learn new skills is an incredibly rewarding way to earn a living.
This course covers:
- After covering a comprehensive introduction, move on to finding out about the history and evolution of SEN.
- Discover constructivist theories of learning and how they are used in the SEN classroom.
- Find out about the SEN code of practice and how it is applied.
- Understand the role of SENCOs in schools.
- Learn about different types of needs including how a specific learning difficulty differs from a severe learning difficulty and how different physical needs can be supported.
- Get to grips with dealing with time management and different behavioural challenges.
- Learn about sensory impairments and physical disabilities.
- Understand the concept of cognitive development and learn to address difficulties in cognition and learning.
- Learn about speech, language and common communication issues.
- Find out more about specific learning difficulties including autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD.
- Get an insight into psychological perspectives on behaviour.
- Find out about understanding and managing anger.
- Learn about teaching approaches and strategies, educational outcomes and every teacher’s responsibilities.
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