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  Course Details
Carrying out an assessment with post16 learners with complex needs
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 2 Minutes: 5
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: BDA
Course Manager: Ms Lynette Robertson
Telephone:
Email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/e
  Event Details
Dates: 01/07/2020 - 01/07/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 60.00
SASC Ref.: BDA-15738-010720-OL
   Course Summary
This course will cover a range neurodiverse needs and explore how an individual is impacted by those needs. Assessors will have the opportunity to work through two case studies to investigate how aspects of background information, quantitative and qualitative information are synthesised to form a diagnostic outcome.
   Course Detail

This course will cover a range neurodiverse needs and explore how an individual is impacted by those needs. Assessors will have the opportunity to work through two case studies to investigate how aspects of background information, quantitative and qualitative information are synthesised to form a diagnostic outcome. It will also look at the recommendations made in the case studies and why they are chosen to suit the profile. The course will also provide an overview of the tests that benefit and challenge learners with complex needs.

   CPD Themes
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
   Pre-requisites
  • AMBDA and or APC
   Learning Outcomes
  • An overview of Neurodiversity and complex needs
  • • A look at Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia and how these affect learners post 16
  • • Overlapping strengths and difficulties between these neurodiverse conditions • Considerations/adjustments needed when assessing individuals with complex needs
  • Case studies – how a diagnosis was reached and appropriate recommendations Evaluation of own learning