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  Communication Passports – Part 2 (Resources) A communication passport is mainly aimed at non-verbal PMLD learners, but it could also be used with learners who are autistic.  There are lots of free resources available online to help you create a communication passport. CALL Scotland provides a series of freely downloadable templates in Microsoft PowerPoint…

It’s personal!

  Communication Passports – Part 1 Communication is a basic need.  Without it, life has less meaning.  With most of our PMLD learners communication should be their focus, so it makes sense to have a communication passport. Communication passports were developed by the Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning ‘CALL’ Centre by Sally Millar back in 1991. A book…

Autism aware

Autism Baselines There are so many tick lists out there, they are all over the internet.  Many of these sheets will tell you that a person is autistic or has autism. Our colleague Chris Barson (who has created many online courses for us) has a different approach to baseline information. However, it could still be…

Sensory Loss Bundle

Start your online learning journey today…. The Sensory Loss Bundle consists of three courses aimed at practitioners working with learners with a sensory loss or impairment. We cover the role of the senses in learning; types and causes of visual and hearing loss and their implications for learning in the classroom. These courses are aimed…

The Big Bundle

Start your online learning journey today…. 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…

Literacy Bundle

Start your online learning journey today… The Literacy Bundle consists of four courses aimed at teachers, teaching assistants and educational practitioners teaching learners with multisensory impairments, and more complex needs, reading skills.   These courses are aimed at special schools and specialist provisions working with learners with complex needs; autism and SEND. They are suitable…

Sensory Learning Bundle

Start your online learning journey today…. Three courses aimed at teachers, teaching assistants and educational practitioners working with learners with multi sensory impairments. We cover the role of the senses in learning; using sensory stories; and sensory on a shoestring and creating portable sensory spaces. These courses are aimed at special schools and specialist provisions…