Saturday 24th March 2012
Stranmillis University College, Belfast
9.15am – 1.15pm (registration from 8.40am)
NASEN (NI) - the NI branch of the National Association for Special Educational Needs is holding a Study Day in the Conference Hall, Main Building at Stranmillis University College, Belfast on Saturday 24th March 2012 (9.15am – 1.15pm with registration from 8.40am). Entitled “The Building Blocks of Child Development – towards the effective and efficient learner” the study day will be led by the Northern Ireland Regional Multi-Disciplinary Support Teams for Schools.
The Study Day is specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals working with children in the ‘early years’ from birth to around the age of eight – including children attending nursery and primary education Year 1 to Year 4.
The Study Day programme will:
- highlight the regional approaches in Northern Ireland to Education and Health working together
- review the many facets of child development: sensory processing, motor co-ordination, behaviour, speech, language and communication
- provide a holistic understanding of child development
- share strategies to help children achieve their learning potential
NASEN events are attended by teachers, classroom assistants, students, parents and other professionals.
Further information and an application form can be found on the NASEN NI site.