Signalong Two Day Course

24th February 2020

Signalong is a key word sign-supported communication system based on British sign language. Signalong is a total communication system and is used in spoken word order. It uses speech, sign, body language, facial expression and voice tone to reference the link between sign and word.

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Seashell Recruitment Drop-In

21st February 2020

Drop in to Seashell Trust on Friday 21 February any time between 2pm and 6pm.  Come and meet our staff and students, take a tour of our site, enjoy some refreshments and learn more about our work.

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Positive Behaviour Support

06th February 2020

Tuesday 6 February, 10am-2.30pm (registration from 9.45am)

Cheadle Town Football Club, Park Road, Cheadle SK8 2AN - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

An opportunity for parents and carers of children and young people with learning disabilities to find out more about Positive Behaviour Support and how this approach can support understanding and management of challenging behaviour. 

Discover and learn:

- What is a Positive Behaviour Support framework

- Understanding challenging behaviour

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Sensory Diets Workshop

29th January 2020

Sensory Diets Workshop
Dates: Wednesdays 29 January, 5 February, 12 February
Times: First session: 5-6.30pm, second and third sessions: 5-7pm
Price: £150

A sensory diet can help children and young people with sensory processing issues to feel more regulated and in control of their actions, make sense of their environment and reduce barriers to learning, social interaction and independence.

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Sign Supported Communication Course

28th January 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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Sign Supported Communication Course

27th January 2020

Our practical training is ideal for those looking to improve their communication with children and young people with disabilities. No prior knowledge is necessary.

The three day course will focus on signing using British Sign Language (BSL) as part of a total communication system including speech, body language, facial expression and tone of voice. We will look at what communication is, why we use it and how communication affects people with disabilities.

Participants will learn a range of useful signs for everyday life.

Price: £100

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NEW Pan Disability Football Session

24th January 2020

New pan disability football session in partnership with Cheadle and Gatley Football Club and Elite Football Coaching.

Sessions for disabled young adults aged 16+.  Run by experienced, licensed coaches.

Every Friday, 8-9pm. All abilities welcome.  £2 per session (Free taster sessions until March 2020.)

To book your place email sports@seashelltrust.org.uk 

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Sleep Better - 5 week course

23rd January 2020

Sleep Better

This five-week course offers parent/carers evidence-based strategies and group support.

The course runs on Thursdays, 10am - 12 noon, on the following dates:

23 January 2020

30 January 2020

6 February 2020

13  February 2020

27 February 2020

The course is held at Seashell Trust, Stanley Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ.

We also offer....

Sleep Success

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Makaton Foundation Workshop

21st January 2020

Makaton Foundation Workshop
Dates: Tuesdays 21st and 28th January 
Times: 09.30 – 16.00
Prices: £140 for professionals, 50% discount for parents and carers at £70

Lunch and refreshments provided

Makaton has transformed the lives of children and adults with a range of different communication difficulties. It’s designed to support spoken language – signs are used with speech, in spoken word order to help children and adults to communicate.  

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Sensory Processing and Communication Taster Session

15th January 2020

Sensory Processing and Communication Taster Session
Date: Wednesday 15th January
Time: 5-7pm
Price: £15

Do you want to have greater understanding around sensory processing and communication challenges to better support children in the classroom?

Our course will give learners increased knowledge of sensory difficulties and how to ensure children access strategies of support. It will also unpick sensory-related behaviours and share tips on how to support children to communicate effectively; enabling their needs to be met.

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Yoga and Mindfulness for Autism

27th November 2019

Yoga and Mindfulness for Autism 
Date: Wednesday 27th November
Time: 5-6.30pm
Price: £45

This session will focus on how to support children and young people with autism, and specifically sensory processing challenges, to use yoga for self-regulation. It will explore how yoga and mindfulness can help promote a state of calm, releasing tension within the body. This session is ideal for education staff looking to introduce yoga promote calm in the learning environment.

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Signalong Two Day Course

25th November 2019

Signalong is a key word sign-supported communication system based on British sign language. Signalong is a total communication system and is used in spoken word order. It uses speech, sign, body language, facial expression and voice tone to reference the link between sign and word.

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