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Your choice - Supporting children and young people with motor coordination difficulties

  • Online
  • 28 Nov 2023 (16:00 - 17:00)

This webinar is for SENCOs, teachers, and support staff, working with children and young people that may be presenting with Motor Coordination Difficulties such as Dyspraxia/ Developmental Coordination Difficulties (DCD).

This webinar will consider:

  • what motor coordination difficulties are, 
  • what professionals might expect to see in the learners they are working alongside and,
  • practical strategies particularly in the context of universal provision (which will also have application for other types of need).

All phases of education will be considered.

nasen members are given the opportunity to suggest a topic they want to see next.

Live sessions are free to attend for all members. The recording will be available for SEND CPD on Demand members within three working days.

Suitable for: A parent/carer, Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Governor, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, Other, SENCO, Senior Leader, Student, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor, Young person

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Meet your trainer

Sam McFarlane

Education Officer

Sam has had varied career in education, holding several SENDCO posts across mainstream schools and a pupil referral unit; going on to work as a local authority SEND advisory teacher, where she supported schools and early years settings with the development and implementation of SEND provision for children and young people. Later Sam went on to lead the Learning Support Team with Nottingham City Council; whilst also lecturing at Grosseteste University on the subject of SEND, and training teachers in specialist assessment. Sam is a dyslexia specialist teacher/ assessor, and has a special interest in Specific Learning Difficulties. More recently, Sam has worked with adults supporting identification and accessibility in the workplace.