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A 1:1 programme to spark curiosity and connection with children at the very early stages of communication.
In this series of 5 workshops we will introduce you to the 4 stages of the Curiosity programme, discuss the ideas behind it and use real life examples to show how and why it works.
You will learn how to get started, make connections and nurture social communication 1:1.
“The whole programme was motivating, practical and a joy to do. We all became more confident, less stressed and rejoiced at every little step of progress.” - Julia
Understanding the ideas that inspire the programme
Getting the child connected and sharing interaction
Building reciprocal exchanges
Establishing activities in a playful and enjoyable dynamic
Creating shared attention
Developing early communication skills
Building confidence working with children who flourish in the very early stages of social interaction and communication
The training is spread over 5 live, 75 minute sessions with Gina Davies so you can get the programme into action between the workshops. We will cover all 4 stages of the Curiosity programme, illustrated with supporting videos and activity demonstrations.
The course will consist of 5 sessions spread over several weeks.
An introduction to the ideas that inspire the programme
Understanding the impact of the ASD in everyday life on early shared attention and social communication skills
Understanding what happens when reciprocal interaction does not flow as expected
Creating an environment that provides the best possible context for engagement
Getting practical and tuned in to the child
Getting going 1:1
Building confidence in personalising the strategies for you and the child
Understanding each unique childs way of telling us things
Practical aspects of getting the timing right and building rhythm in an interaction
Nurturing, inviting and responding to the child in successful exchanges
Adding intonation and rhythm
Creating signature songs to engage around everyday activities
Valuing sounds and noises to build interest in everyday activities
Making it unique to each child
Keeping going and enjoying the process
Suggestions for materials and activities
Engaging and exploring together
Building experience in shared activities
Creating possibilities and imagination
Early interactive games
Building rich social communication opportunities into activities
Valuing the process and keeping it interesting for everyone involved
Understanding how to create breadth and depth of learning opportunities
Having fun and keeping going!
The course is available at £210.00 and is limited to 35 places.
All sessions are in English and run from 21st April to 19th May 2021 at 9:30am on Wednesdays but all nationalities are welcome!
The programme will start on 21st April at 9:30am
Session dates are:
The workshop is live via Zoom and therefore only available at the specified times. Please check your diaries to make sure you're free
Specific details on how to access the programme will be made available on booking.
So book your place now, jump on a Zoom and work with us live in workshops as we create connections and nurture curiosity about the amazing world we live in.
Course ticket - for all 5 dates.