Highly experienced autism teacher (placement found!)

Highly experienced Autism teacher and Assistant Head Teacher with outstanding ratings working in a specialist school in London, with international experience and an award winning social enterprise for children with autism is offering training on:

  1. Autism and aspergers
  2. Curriculum design and development for autistic students e.g social skills and life-skills curriculum.
  3. Forest School training
  4. Wellbeing programs  and leadership training.
  5. Practical strategies and plans to use with young people on the autistic spectrum.

I would be available during school holidays and interested in all countries.

 

Speech Therapy Clinical Supervisor

 

Are you looking for a real adventure but want to make a difference too? Now is the time for you to visit Cambodia to assist Speech Therapy Cambodia develop the skills of Health Care Professionals in dysphagia management.

 

Speech Therapy Cambodia is looking for Expressions of Interest from experienced Speech and Language Therapists/ Speech Pathologists who wish to volunteer for a minimum of one, max of three weeks as clinical supervisors in one of three tertiary adult hospitals based in Phnom Penh.

Speech Pathologists with a minimum of three years acute adult experience working in neurological dysphagia are needed to assist Cambodian Physiotherapists, Doctors and Nurses (our students) to complete the clinical training component of a dysphagia management certificate. All the students will have completed a two day intensive theoretical training component and passed a theory exam prior to commencing practicums.

If you are interested in volunteering between the 27th November and the 16th December please send a copy of your CV, including evidence of experience in clinical supervision along with the dates you are available to volunteer to Geraldine.harris@iinet.net.au or staceylarthur@gmail.com

All volunteers will be provided with an in-country orientation and training prior to commencing clinical education. All clinical education will be supported by an interpreter.

Successful applicants will also be provided with shared accommodation in a luxury serviced apartment.

If you have any questions about this wonderful opportunity please do not hesitate to write to Gerri or Stacey or send a message to arrange a Skype chat.

 

 

Community Therapy International (CTI) Study Day and AGM

Community Therapy International (CTI) Study Day and AGM

Successful collaboration for communication disability services in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

Presentations from SLTs who have who have experience in a range of LMIC settings.

Discussions and workshops looking at collaboration from a range of perspectives.

Suitable for practitioners and students who have worked or are thinking of working in LMICs. The full programme for the day will be posted on the CTI website in September.

Date: 7th October 2017                                                                                           Time: 11am – 5pm
Place: Manchester Metropolitan                                                                       Cost: £15 or £8 for students/
University, unwaged. Light Lunch
Brooks Building, included
Birley Fields Campus,
53 Bonsall Street,
Manchester,
M15 6GX

Please book a place by emailing ctimembership@gmail.com and visit the support us page on the website www.communicationtherapyinternational.org
to make a payment via PayPal.
If any further information in required please use the email address above.

Introduction to Autism

  1.  What is meant by Autism
  2. Key Theories that relate to Autism
  3. Know how autism is diagnosed
  4. Understand the characteristics that may present in individuals with Autism
  5. Conditions that commonly co-occur with autism
  6. Understand common misconception surrounding Autism

Help required to review online training package- ICRC & Physiopedia

ICRC and Physiopedia are looking for volunteers who are topic specialists in cerebral palsy to help develop their free online course on managing children with cerebral palsy aimed at people working in low and middle income countries.

We are looking for people to:

  1.  review the draft course
  2. contribute educational resources/videos/images that we could include
  3. develop educational articles (see content development project below)

In an effort to develop resources that summarise each topic in the course we have set up a content development project in Physiopedia.  We would be delighted if you would like to take part in this project and help us build a fabulous CP section in Physiopedia.  Your contributions will be credited and promoted through the course.  You can see the content development project here – http://www.physio-pedia.com/ICRC_Cerebral_Palsy_Content_Development_Project

Registrations for the course are now open, we currently have nearly 4000 people registered!  Please share the main course page with your colleagues and wider network so that they can sign up –http://www.physio-pedia.com/Managing_Children_with_Cerebral_Palsy

If you would like to get involved, or if you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Rachael Lowe at rachael@physio-pedia.com

Please feel free to share this message with colleagues who might be interested in assisting.

Managing Children with Cerebral Palsy

ICRC and Physiopedia are looking for volunteers to review their online course on managing children with cerebral palsy aimed at people working in low and middle income countries.  We are also looking for people to send us any educational resources/videos/images that we could and can include.

In an effort to develop resources that summarise each topic in the course we have set up a content development project in Physiopedia.  We would be delighted if you would like to take part in this project and help us build a fabulous CP section in Physiopedia.  Your contributions will be credited and promoted through the course.

You can see the content development project here – http://www.physio-pedia.com/ICRC_Cerebral_Palsy_Content_Development_Project

Registrations for the course are now open, we currently have nearly 2000 people registered!  Please share the main course page with your colleagues and wider network so that they can sign up –http://www.physio-pedia.com/Managing_Children_with_Cerebral_Palsy

If you would like to get involved, or if you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Rachael Lowe at rachael@physio-pedia.com

Please feel free to share this message with colleagues who might be interested in assisting.

Disability and Social Inclusion Seminars from City University, London

Disability and Social Inclusion Seminars 2015-16:

For more information or to reserve a place please contact Doria Pilling: d.s.pilling@city.ac.uk

Thursday, November 12th Technology and empowerment for disabled people Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion, AbilityNet
Thursday, December 10th The meaning of arts for people with mental health problems and physical disabilities Dr Frances Reynolds, Reader, Occupational Therapy, College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University
Friday, January 22nd, 2016 “Looking at illness in a very different way”: psychiatrists’ views of mental health recovery Dr Tom Shakespeare, Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School
Thursday, February 11th Disabled people’s financial histories: Uncovering the disability wealth-penalty Dr Abigail McKnight, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Thursday, March 10th     Driving change in the delivery of mental health services Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind
Thursday, April 14th  Will the integration of health and social care solve the problems of provision of long-term care? Richard Humphries, Assistant Director of Policy, King’s Fund
Thursday, May 12th  ICT and dementia Professor Martin Knapp, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Thursday June 16th Does peer support benefit people with long-term health conditions? Jullie Tran Graham, Programme Manager, Health Lab and Johanna Ejbye, Health and Ageing Team, Health Lab, Nesta