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Understanding your child with additional needs

A new online course for everyone around the child including Mums, Dads, Grandparents, friends and relations of children who have a physical or learning disability, or may have autistic traits.

The course is in two sections:

Level 1: Lays the foundation for understanding you child

Level 2: Looks at some particular aspects of parenting; sleeping and anger management.

The course covers:

  • How your child develops
  • Understanding how your child is feeling
  • Tuning into what your child needs
  • Different styles of parenting
  • Why is sleep important

The full online course is equivalent of 10 group sessions and is delivered in 14 modules that take around 25-20 minutes each to complete.

Please share the downloadable flyers with parents at your setting.

Understanding your child with additional needs Flyer – About

Understanding your child with additional needs – How to access

For more information please take a look at the In Our Place website.


Early Years Inclusion Panel

The Early Years Inclusion Funding Panel is a meeting of Local Authority and Health Professionals including Advisory Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists and Portage Home Visitors who have expertise in special educational needs within the Early Years. It has been developed for all Early Years settings in Telford and Wrekin in order for them to access additional funding to support children who attend their settings with special educational needs.

More information including the dates for the next panel can be found via the link below:

Local Offer: Early Years Inclusion Panel

Early Years – Training Courses

For more information and how to book the Early Years Training courses please take a look at: Talking Training.

Early Years SENCo Network Meeting

2 March 2021


SENCo Training 

Part 1 and 2

28 January 2021

4 February 2021


SENDCO 2 yearly update

25 February 2021


For some training sessions costs may apply.