Visual and environmental supports for children with Special Educational Needs
Dr. Claire Griffin, Educational Psychologist (MIC)
This presentation will seek to explore the use of visual and environmental supports with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). A broad range of supports will be explored, with the aim of providing greater structure for children with SEN and aiding them to engage in more independent functioning. This presentation is aimed at teachers and Special Needs Assistants and will address visual and environmental supports for use in the classroom and at home by parents.
Claire Griffin is an Educational Psychologist and lecturer in Educational and Developmental Psychology at Mary Immaculate College (MIC), Limerick. Claire originally worked within primary and special education settings and in residential care centres for persons with intellectual disabilities. Claire completed her PhD in 2018 through University College London. This research explored the preparedness and deployment of Special Needs Assistance when supporting the behavioural care needs and independence development of children in primary schools. Claire’s research interests include inclusive education, psychological and educational assessment, positive behaviour support and the voice of the child in education.
|Course Start Date / Time||24-08-2020 11:00 am|
|Course End Date / Time||24-08-2020 12:30 pm|
|Number Hours||1.5 Hours|
|Speaker||Dr. Claire Griffin, Educational Psychologist (MIC)|