An overview of cognition and learning needs Special educational  needs and/or disabilities Training toolkit Session 7 Area...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the range of needs related to cognition  and learning </l...
Learning outcomes  (continued…) <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>be familiar with some of the teaching styles  and appr...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the range of needs related to cognition  and learning </l...
Terminology <ul><li>The SEN Code of Practice says that: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Students who demonstrate features of moderate,...
Terminology <ul><li>Moderate learning difficulties (MLD) </li></ul><ul><li>Severe learning difficulties (SLD) </li></ul><u...
Terminology <ul><li>Dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>Dyscalculia </li></ul><ul><li>Dyspraxia </li></ul><ul><li>Down’s syndrome <...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will understand common features in the support  needs of students with learning difficulties ...
The circles of inclusion Responding to students’  diverse needs Setting suitable  learning challenges Overcoming potential...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will understand how tasks can be broken down into small, achievable steps to support students...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will explore some teaching styles and approaches that are appropriate for students with learn...
Learning outcome <ul><li>You will consider a range of ways in which students can be helped to process information and reco...
Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>review your learning about effective approaches for students with le...
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An Overview Of Cognition And Learning Needs - Session Seven

  1. 1. An overview of cognition and learning needs Special educational needs and/or disabilities Training toolkit Session 7 Areas of need set out in the SEN Code of Practice
  2. 2. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the range of needs related to cognition and learning </li></ul><ul><li>be familiar with terminology used to describe these needs </li></ul><ul><li>understand common features in the support needs of students with learning difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>understand how learning tasks can be broken down into small, achievable steps to support students’ learning </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning outcomes (continued…) <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>be familiar with some of the teaching styles and approaches appropriate for students with learning difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>understand how students can be helped to process information and record their ideas </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>understand the range of needs related to cognition and learning </li></ul><ul><li>become familiar with terminology used to describe these needs </li></ul>Activity 1
  5. 5. Terminology <ul><li>The SEN Code of Practice says that: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Students who demonstrate features of moderate, severe or profound learning difficulties, or specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, require specific programmes to aid progress in cognition and learning.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Terminology <ul><li>Moderate learning difficulties (MLD) </li></ul><ul><li>Severe learning difficulties (SLD) </li></ul><ul><li>Profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Terminology <ul><li>Dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>Dyscalculia </li></ul><ul><li>Dyspraxia </li></ul><ul><li>Down’s syndrome </li></ul>
  8. 8. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will understand common features in the support needs of students with learning difficulties </li></ul>Activity 2
  9. 9. The circles of inclusion Responding to students’ diverse needs Setting suitable learning challenges Overcoming potential barriers to learning Teaching styles Access Learning objectives = inclusion
  10. 10. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will understand how tasks can be broken down into small, achievable steps to support students’ learning </li></ul>Activity 3
  11. 11. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will explore some teaching styles and approaches that are appropriate for students with learning difficulties </li></ul>Activity 4
  12. 12. Learning outcome <ul><li>You will consider a range of ways in which students can be helped to process information and record their ideas </li></ul>Activity 5
  13. 13. Learning outcomes <ul><li>You will: </li></ul><ul><li>review your learning about effective approaches for students with learning difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>apply your learning to lesson planning </li></ul>Activity 6

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