Elklan Training

06th February 2018

Elklan Training - Online booking now open

Tuesday evenings at 4-6pm, Tuesday 6th February – Tuesday 1st May

Price: £375

Speech and language support for children and young people with SLD
Seashell Trust’s accredited Elklan training has been designed to help maximise the speech, language and communication potential of children and young people with severe learning difficulties.

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

17th January 2018

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the fourth of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Signalong Foundation Course

05th January 2018

Our 12 week Signalong course begins on 5th January
Fridays from 10 - 12pm
Price: £100 including exam fees

If you’re supporting a person with communication difficulties as a result learning disabilities, attending our Signalong course could have a big impact.  Signalong uses signs and symbols to help people communicate. It’s designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in spoken word order.

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Swimming Lessons - various sessions available

01st January 2018

Bookings are now open for next term’s Seashell Swim lessons which begin in January.

Seashell Swim provides fully inclusive swimming lessons for all ages and abilities.  Over the years, our specialist instructors have helped thousands of disabled and able-bodied children and adults to build their confidence in the water.  

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Using communication systems at home

13th December 2017

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the third of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

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Promoting Independence

22nd November 2017

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the second of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

In this session, Royal College Manchester tutor Joe Booker will discuss some of the ways we can help children and young people to become more independent outside of their school and college learning.

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Dietary Issues & How to Promote Experimentation

18th October 2017

If you care for a child or young person with autism and severe learning difficulties, you are eligible for a comprehensive range of support from Seashell Trust.

This is the first of several sessions aimed at helping families deal with everyday issues like mealtimes, communication, behaviour and looking for ways to help your child become more independent.

In this session, Royal College Manchester tutor Lauren Miller will address one topic that comes up over and over again: How do I help my son or daughter around food?

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Sleep Success Workshop

18th October 2017

Wednesday 18th October
9.30am - 2pm
Heald Green Village Hall, Outwood Road, SK8 3JL

Lunch provided

Free for parents and carers of children and young people with special needs and disabilities

With The Children's Sleep Charity

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Supporting your Teenager towards Independence

17th October 2017

Are you a parent/carer of a teenager moving towards adult independent living?

Supporting your Teenager towards Independence Workshop - a FREE information workshop for parents and carers of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) delivered by Paul Harper MBE of Lifetime Design, supported by Seashell Trust

When: Tuesday 17th October 2017, 9.30am to 2.15pm

Where: Cheshire Conference and Events, Edgeley Park, Hardcastle Road, Stockport SK3 9DD

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Five Day Course for Intervenors, 16th – 20th October 2017

Five Day Course for Intervenors

16th October 2017

This is the original Intervenor Course developed and delivered by Jenny Fletcher and colleagues from Sense. The 5-day course is specifically designed for Teaching Assistants, Health Care Workers, Learning Support Workers, Social Care Workers and those employed to work on a 1:1 basis with a child or young person who is congenitally multi-sensory impaired / deafblind or has a single sensory impairment with additional complex needs.

This course meets the requirements of the Intervenor Standards issued by NatSIP.

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Independent Living Choices

11th October 2017

Wednesday 11th October
6.30pm - 8.30pm
At Seashell Trust

A free information session about independent living choices aimed at families of young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Find out about:

  • Your involvement in planning services
  • Accommodation options
  • Day services
  • Sense

With guest speakers from Sense and a parent who needed to find services for their children.

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Makaton Foundation Course

09th October 2017

Makaton Foundation Course

Dates: Monday 9th & Monday 16th October

Times: 09.30 – 16.00

Price: £120 for professionals, £60 for parents and carers

Lunch and refreshments provided

Following our successful Makaton taster session in July, Seashell Trust is offering a two day foundation course from 9.30am until 4pm on Monday 9th and Monday 16th October.

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