Makaton

Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. It supports the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening, comprehension, memory, recall and organisation of language and expression.

Introduction to Inclusion eLearning

This is an interactive e-Learning aimed at all Early Years practitioners. It covers the role of the SENCo, the importance of early identification and gives an overview of the SEND Code of Practice.

Suitable for individual or team delivery.

Duration – 30-45 minutes.’

Language Boxes

This in house training will enable you to leading (or planning to lead) language box sessions for children with a speech and language delay. In addition to the training, you will also have access to video examples, guidance and monitoring tools needed to run the group. 

This section is restricted, to book a place click here 

Untangling Children's Behaviour - a two part course

These materials support delegates who have completed the newly updated, two part course on Untangling Children's Behaviour and will support you to analyse and identify communicative function and underlying factors of a child’s behaviour.
Part 1 - Understanding Children’s Behaviour
Part 2 - Supporting Children’s Behaviour
If you are interested in this course, click here for further information and to book.  



Early Years Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (EY ELSA)

The EY ELSA Training supports practitioners to develop an understanding of the importance of emotional literacy. It equips them with the skills to enable children to begin to understand and manage their emotions so that they become more emotionally resilient.

Please email heytc@hants.gov.uk for further information about the EY ELSA course.

Portage Workshop

Portage Workshop - A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with SEND. 
This is a certificated training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers. The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families. 
Autumn 22  & Spring 23 dates - book now!

Making Sense of Autism

Level one - Basic awareness training for all those engaging with children in early years settings.
If you are interested in this course book now 

Good Autism Practice

This full day training is aimed at all practitioners working with children with social communication difficulties.
If you are interested in this course, book now 

Early Years Level 3 SENCO Award

This section is restricted for the practitioners involved in the Level 3 SENCo award course.
If you are interested please email HEYTC@hants.gov.uk