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05Dec 2017

Friday 23rd February 2018 1.30-3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester DT1 1RR Cost £35 including refreshments For children and young people with sensory processing difficulties, information received through the senses does not make the same connections that it does for everyone else which creates challenges in performing countless everyday tasks.     This training has been developed […]

19Sep 2017

A DROP IN SESSION TO LEARN ABOUT ROUTES INTO PRIMARY & SECONDARY TEACHING OPTIONS 5th October, 5.30-8pm at The Thomas Hardye School Queens Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2ET. Cost: FREE Suitable for anyone thinking of teaching as a career The session includes: • Information about our highly successful routes into  teaching, leading to QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) • Advice on applications • Practical tips on […]

28Jun 2017

Curriculum Leaders met together at the TADSS conference recently to share good practice, problem solve and develop joint working. TADSS Outreach teachers have worked on around 150 cases referred by mainstream schools since its launch in 2015. The service has been modified to meet the demand – see our updated Outreach guidance and forms for […]

15Jun 2017

6th October 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm Westfield Arts College, Littlemoor Road, Weymouth DT3 6AA Positive Learning Environments for Pupils with Down’s  “In the inclusive classroom the teacher not only sets up physical opportunities for all students to look included but the teacher makes students feel included through their choice of words and phrases.” Nicole Eredics […]

16May 2017

“Special schools provide high-quality outreach support to teachers and pupils in mainstream schools. This work successfully helps pupils with EHC plans to remain in their local schools and continue to access mainstream provision. Nearly all schools that receive outreach support confirm that they value this support.” Published 23rd March 2017

28Mar 2017

Leadership Development for Team Leaders Dates – new dates for the Autumn term 2018 to be released shortly. Venue – tbc £315 per person for the 4-days. Lunch and refreshments included. This 4 day leadership development programme is designed to develop and support staff with team leadership responsibilities. A strong emphasis on the practice and application of […]

14Jul 2016

29th September 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm at The Dorford Centre, DORCHESTER DT1 1rr   Introduction to Managing Self Harm with Jackie Shanks, Mountjoy School. When children and young people deliberately self-harm it can be a very distressing experience. Trying to understand the different reasons why this behaviour can occur and moreover trying to manage and […]

07Nov 2014

Tuesday, 25th November or Wednesday 26th November 9.30 – 12.30 Sue Marshall will be demonstrating and sharing the award winning ‘Move’ programme, unique activity-based work focused on the skills essential to independence within the home, school and community. To book:   Telephone: 01305817917  Email: smarshall@wyvern.dorset.sch.uk

07Nov 2014

‘Creative Intervention: Tools and Techniques with Troubled Children’ with Dr Margot Sunderland Director of Education and Training at the Centre for Child Mental Health, London Kingston Maurward, 1st December 2014 A TADSS Research and Development Conference Addressing the questions…… What is the science behind therapeutic communication with children? How can art, storytelling and play help in […]

14Jul 2014

Help! I am running a training course – Facilitator Training for the faint hearted on 23rd September 2014 at Durweston Village Hall from 9.15am – 3.30pm.  Further details from Nichola Chitson, TADSS CPD Co-ordinator, tadss@westfield.dorset.sch.uk (tel 01305 833518). Click here for Flyer Click here for Booking Form

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