Free Parent Webinars
- An Interactive Seminar For Parents Of Primary And Post-Primary Students With An Educational Need That Are In The Mainstream School
Angela Martin will present an interactive seminar for parents of students with an educational need that are in the mainstream school. This seminar will include an overview of varying needs, how they may manifest themselves in the classroom and practical strategies to support these needs. It will also include an overview on reading and understanding Educational Psychological Reports. Please note, there is no charge for this webinar.
Date: Tuesday 10th November 2020
Facilitator: Angela Martin is a practicing Post-Primary Special Education Teacher, with twenty years experience in the area of Special and Inclusive Education She lectures to the PDSEN students in N.U.I Maynooth and the their PME students on SEN and Inclusivity. She is also an executive committee member of ILSA.
Facilitator: Angela Martin,Angela Martin is a practicing post Primary Special Education Teacher, with twenty years experience in the area of Special and Inclusive Education She lectures to the PDSEN students in N.U.I Maynooth and the their PME students on SEN and Inclusivity. She is also an executive committee member of ILSA.
- Planning the Transition from School to College for Students with Special Educational Needs and/ or Disabilities
Planning the transition from school to college for students with special educational needs and/ or disabilities ‘Disability Access Route to Education’ (DARE), supports for students with disabilities in college, and what to expect from online or blended learning.
While this talk is for parents and school leavers, it may be useful for teachers / guidance counsellors and will look at:
- Applying to the DARE scheme
- Choosing the right course
- Registering with college Disability Services
- Understanding how college works
- Learning to learn online
Date: Wednesday 25th November 2020
Facilitator: Dr Alison Doyle is an independent educational psychologist with more than 35 years of experience. She designs and delivers transition programmes, and regularly provides seminars and workshops to parents and institutions. Alison is a visiting Lecturer with Trinity College and Dublin City University, and her research work includes transition from school to higher education for students with disabilities, supported employment for young people with intellectual disability, pre-entry transition programmes for students with ASD, and Autism and Pathological Demand Avoidance in Ireland. She also co-manages a weekly Foroige Youth Club for teenagers with ASD.