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WellComm

Outline

WellComm is a complete speech and language toolkit that offers a screening and intervention tool for children in the Early Years. The Early Years Inclusion Team are offering training on how to deliver the screening, interpret the results and provide children with appropriate activities that will target areas for development.

The comprehensive WellComm Toolkit contains:

The Screening Tool:
  • The Handbook
  • The Little Book of Score Sheets and Rules
  • The Picture Book
Intervention:
  • The Big Book of Ideas
  • The Big Book of Ideas provides practitioners with over 150 bespoke intervention activities to meet individual needs as identified through the screening process.
  • The activities are designed to be fun, engaging and appropriate for use with both individual children and groups across the entire age range.
  • They also provide a helpful guide for parents to support their child’s development at home.
  • The activities have step up and step down options.

Resources:

  • Please bring your own copy of the WellComm Toolkit for this training.

If you would like us to purchase a copy for you at an extra cost, please contact Kirsty.Gamlin@cardiff.gov.uk

Description

Inclusion

Outcomes

Following the training you will:

· Gain a knowledge of the areas of difficulties that children experience with language development.
· Feel confident when screening children using the WellComm Toolkit.
· Feel confident when interpreting the results of the screening.
· Recognise when there is a need to make a referral to Specialist Education and Health services.
· Feel confident when planning activities for children with language delays.
· Track progress of pupils following a rescreen.

Booking Information

Schools outside the Cardiff Authority - If you would like to enquire about this course, please contact CKeeganSmith@cardiff.gov.uk

Audience

Foundation Phase Practitioners.

25 Feb 2020 09:15 - 16:00

Closing date: 24/02/2020
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Disability and Early Years Inclusion Teams / Timau Cynhwysiant Blynyddoedd Cynnar ac Anableddau
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Date and Time

25 Feb 2020 09:15 - 16:00

Venue

Ely and Caerau Childrens Centre (1018 / Training Room), Michaelston Road, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 4SX

Trainer

Kirsty Gamlin
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