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Ten courses to support teachers, teaching assistants and educational practitioners to break down barriers to learning.  This Bundle is our most comprehensive online learning bundle covering a wide range of topics most appropriate for those working with learners with complex needs; autism and SEND within an educational setting.  They are suitable for teaching assistants, teachers, therapists and other educational practitioners.

 

Led by Richard Hirstwood who has the practical knowledge to enable educators/practitioners to maximise the impact of sensory learning opportunities; and Chris Barson a knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic tutor with a deep passion to improve the lives and experiences of individuals with autism.

A full course curriculum, details about your tutors and testimonials are available by clicking the individual course below.

The Senses and Learning

Our senses play a vital role in living and learning. Therefore, it is crucial to understand how our learners receive and understand the information their senses send to them. This…

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Creating engaging sensory stories

For all learners, with or without SEND, sensory stories can be much more interactive and engaging than stories read traditionally. In this course, you will learn about the critical characteristics…

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Creating inspiring sensory classrooms

Great classroom design helps to engage every child in their learning! Discover how to create inspiring sensory classrooms, implement a sensory curriculum, offer learners a personalised curriculum and reduce barriers…

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An introduction to visual impairments

£24 (Single Ticket) and part of the Sensory Loss Bundle – For learners with visual impairment, the environment can be challenging. We look at the types of visual impairment, causes…

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An Introduction to Hearing Impairment

£24 (Single Ticket) Hearing impairment affects how a learner interacts with their environment. This course explains the types of hearing impairment, their causes and implications for learning. Finally, we provide…

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Introducing an environmental audit

£24 (Single Ticket) Learners with sensory difficulties and autism or both may find it difficult to concentrate or learn in the classroom. This audit is a practical tool designed to…

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Autism and difficult behaviour

£36 (Single Ticket) Learners with Autism often have complex needs, which can be hard to meet. Difficult behaviour arises from unmet needs. We look at ‘difficult’ behaviour and its triggers…

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Online learning: practicalities

 

Each course contains a mixture of video, text, photos, infographics, downloadable resources and a quiz.

 

Modules within the course end with a summary of key points

 

Each module includes Reflective Practice activities

 

Learning can be accessed in any location, on any device, at any time

 

A side bar indicates progress through the course

 

All movies are closed captioned in English

 

On completion of each course a certificate can be downloaded and printed

 

Each individual staff member has their own login 

 

Learning is flexible and convenient 

 

Any learning or reflective practice can be revisited

The Big Bundle Costs

Access to the Big Bundle is for 12 months – plenty of time to learn when it suits you.

To buy up to 50 users/logins costs £995 plus VAT.

To buy 100 users/logins costs £1990 plus VAT.

To buy 150 users/logins costs £2300 plus VAT.

We can give you a quote for numbers inbetween these or more – please email lois@hirstwood.com or call 01524 426395 to discuss a specific number of logins/costs.

Once the number of logins is agreed, a PO number will confirm your order.

To create access for your school or setting we will need:

 

  1. A spreadsheet of names and email addresses of staff who need access to the online learning.  This should be in .xlsx or .csv with separate columns for first name/last name and email address.  Please check that the email addresses are correct!

 

  1. A name and email address for a designated ‘administrator’ for your account.

 

The administrator will be able to track the progress of each individual member of staff through the online learning.

 

Each member of staff will have their own unique account which they will log into using the email address supplied. Once enrolled, staff will receive an email with their login instructions.