This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
During this friendly and relaxed session, you can learn about specific conditions, such as ADHD, autism and dyslexia and how they might present in children and adults. Find out just how diverse these, and other conditions can be and how we can best support people that have them.
This session will include information about where to get support, where to find out more, and how to get a diagnosis for yourself, your child or someone you care for. We’ll also look at the benefits and drawbacks of a diagnosis and consider what avenues might be best for the individual.
With opportunities to ask questions you have about SEND, share your experiences and learn from others, this workshop will give you a good overview of the subject of SEND.
There is no formal assessment for this course. Your tutor will provide regular feedback.
At the end of this workshop, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Starter Level workshop or course.
Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone!
Need to know…
This workshop is suitable if you have no experience in this subject, and want to discover if it’s for you.
If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.
If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.
Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).
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