Tag Archives: Workshops

Clicker 7

 

Thank you to Carolyn from Crick software for the Parents’ webinar today on using Clicker 7 to support literacy skills.

Here are some of the resources and training  links that were mentioned.

TRAINING RESOURCES

Short summary video giving overview of Clicker 7 (5mins) –
Clicker Overview 

Short videos showing how to use the individual Clicker features covered
90 second training materials 

PDF version of printed Clicker Guide – free to download
How to Guide

Online webinars covering how Clicker 7 works (30-45min video)
Training Webinar

Clicker 7 Webinar

Reminder about the Clicker 7 webinar this morning at 10:30 with Carolyn from Cricksoft, a valuable software supporting literacy skills.

A text and email has been sent to parents with the link to join the sessions which will take place at 10:30 and 1:30pm.

Clicker 7

Isobel Mair school has a site licence for Clicker 7 and this
allows parents to have access at home to use with
their child.

 

 

Clicker 7 webinar for IMS parents will take place on Monday 9th September.

Session1-10:30am and session 2 -1:30pm.

A text will be sent on Friday  with the log in details.
At the meeting time please just click this link
Link to follow by text

During the session you will be able to see my screen and hear me via the computer audio.

Prior to the meeting, might be useful to test your connection. Just to ensure that you can access everything and hear OK from the laptop/PC that you will be using.
You can do this at this link https://zoom.us/test

If you are using a mobile device you might need to download the ZOOM meeting app

Sessions can take place at home or we can arrange for the webinar in the conference room. Please let the school office know if you are coming into school to access the webinar.

Clicker 7 is a literacy toolkit that we use with some of our pupils
in IMS. Parents can now have access to this software at
home to support their children.

Carolyn, Education Consultant  (Cricksoft) will demonstrate how to use Clicker 7 and  the support  it offers to emergent, developing and
struggling readers and writers.

 

 

Sensory Workshops

Classes Iona and  Shetland worked together to prepare and set up a sensory showcase for their families and friends from the primary department.

Everyone had a great day exploring the nursery rhyme themes sensory day.

Some of the parents then joined class Iona as part of the showcase and took part in their morning group.

Well done everyone for a great day.

SupERkids iPad Training

SupERkids are pleased to invite the parents of our SupERkids to an event where you will learn how to use your iPad / tablet.

The Family Fund is running a project to support families to get the best from their iPads. They are running some free sessions
for families with an approved Apple Education Trainer. Training sessions will be tailored to cover topics most suited to parents’ and carers’ needs.

The session will take place on Thursday 24th November from 6:30-8:30pm.

Click here for more details and then use the link to register a place.

Click here to register a place.

 

Ability Fest’16

Ability Fest’16

Festival of Opportunities, free event.

Wednesday, 12th October. 10am-4pm
Double Tree by Hilton Glasgow Central
Cambridge Street
(Formerly The Thistle Hotel)

Come see our Exhibitors, Workshops and Expert Advice

Their will be representatives from over sixty organisations covering learning, training, volunteering, leisure and employment will be available to answer questions. For more information, please contact:

To book a place:

Big Bright Star 010131 552 1500

 Email   deb@bigbrightstar.com

righstar.com

 

 

Parent Workshops

Parent Workshops: Supporting
the Social Communication Needs of Your Child

 

Have you signed up for the Parent Workshops with our Educational Psychologists?

The Educational Psychology Service team, in partnership
with Carlibar Communication Centre, are running workshops
for parents of children with social communication needs.

Dates: 12, 19, 26 May and 2 June 2016

Time: 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm

Location St. Luke’s High School, Barrhead

Click here for more information.

Aerial Experiences at IMS

Everything is all set for the Aerial experiences with Everybody Dance an Inclusive community and aerial dance company born from Blue Eyed Soul Dance.

Staff, including our dance specialist from Waterbaby Dance and Dirty Feet dance companies having some training and then the pupils are all set to fly…….. Exciting week ahead at IMS.

Arial dance with Linda

 

 

Parent Workshops: Supporting the Social Communication Needs of Your Child

Parent Workshops: Supporting
the Social Communication Needs of Your Child

The Educational Psychology Service team, in partnership
with Carlibar Communication Centre, are running workshops
for parents of children with social communication needs.

Dates: 12, 19, 26 May and 2 June 2016

Time: 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm

Location St. Luke’s High School, Barrhead

Click here for more information.

 

 

 

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Life – A Parent’s Perspective.

Practical hints to help your child to communicate.
24th November 10-11am at Hamden School.

Suitable for parents and caregivers of all children who can’t yet participate fully in conversation, regardless of their stage of development.

Call 0141 429 6095 to reserve a place or click on the link for more booking details.
Click here for more details

One Giant Leap – Supporting Development in Young People

Transitions Project

one giant leapOne Giant Leap are a transitions project working with Sense Scotland and are looking for new referrals from young people with learning disabilities who are in the process
of leaving school – 2016/17 leavers.

Click for more information.

For information on the last project (2010 -2015) visit : http://www.sensescotland.org.uk/what-we-do/one-giant-leap.aspx  

For directions to our centre TouchBase, where sessions will be held:  http://www.sensescotland.org.uk/business-centre/location-directions.aspx

 

 

 

Open Forum Day

The Self Directed Support Forum

Are you interested in attending The Open Forum Day on Monday 19th October? 

The forum will include a presentation about what is happening with the ILF (Independent Living Fund) and PAMIS  are going to give a presentation about Communication passports on the iPad and other related IT skills in relation to care. SDSForumERThey will also be an opportunity for chat and questions afterwards.

 

 

 

Transition Planning – Parent Engagement Seminar

enable-scotland

What does a good like look like after school?

This parent engagement session allows you to think about your children leaving school and what the next steps are in the process.

A reminder that the  session for parents of 4th, 5th and 6th year pupils will take place this evening, Tuesday 22nd September 2015, 6:00 – 8:30pm at Isobel Mair School.

Our guest speakers include;
Isobel Mair School and Social Work Team
Local Are Co0ordinator Team
Child Development Worker – SDS Forum
Transitions Co-ordinator
Guest Parent Speaker who has been through the transition process.

Click on the link for more information.

To book a place please contact:

Louise McClelland,
Local Area Co-ordinator
t: 0141 620 0287
m: 07889456270
Email: louise.mcclelland@enable.org.uk
www.enable.org.uk

Parent Engagement Seminar

enable-scotland

What does a good like look like after school?

This parent engagement session allows you to think about your children leaving school and what the next steps are in the process.

The session for parents of 4th, 5th and 6th year pupils will take place on Tuesday 22nd September 2015, 6:00 – 8:30pm at Isobel Mair School.

Our guest speakers include;
Isobel Mair School and Social Work Team
Local Are Co0ordinator Team
Child Development Worker – SDS Forum
Transitions Co-ordinator
Guest Parent Speaker who has been through the transition process.

Click on the link for more information.

To book a place please contact:

Louise McClelland,
Local Area Co-ordinator
t: 0141 620 0287
m: 07889456270
Email: louise.mcclelland@enable.org.uk
www.enable.org.uk

Siena Skills

Sienna skillsSupporting Independence Enterprise and Nurturing Achievement.

 

 

Are you interested in finding out more about an Innovative programme for adults with learning disabilities?

Siena Skills’ is a social enterprise providing a range of meaningful social, educational and employability activities to develop life and social skills.

Siena Skills intend to pilot a training and social programme in the Southside of Glasgow and neighbouring East Renfrewshire.
Click here for more information.

Thursday 17th September 2015
7.00 – 9.00
Thorntree Hall, Main Street, Thornliebank