Teaching Students with Acquired Brain Injury, Primary & Post Primary

Primary Courses - General
Date Venue
22nd November 2019 Dublin West Education Centre
Registration: 8.45 AM
Seminar begins : 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM

This one-day course is provided by the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) and provides an overview of Acquired Brain Injury. The content covers a wide range of topics relevant to teaching and learning and to the development of the child with an acquired brain injury in primary and post primary schools.

 

 

Course aims:

  • To give information about different types of acquired brain injury
  • To develop an understanding of what happens when the brain is injured and how it affects the pupil’s learning
  • To gain knowledge about potential consequences of TBI/ABI; cognitive, behavioural, physical and medical

 

 

Content of Seminar

  • Introduction to different types of acquired brain injury
  • Understanding the brain and what happens when it is injured
  • Profiles of a pupil with ABI
  • Distinguishing ABI from Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Potential Consequences of TBI/ABI; cognitive, behavioural, physical and medical

 

 

 

Information for Applicants:

This course is open to:

  • Teachers working with pupil(s) with ABI in a mainstream class/ special class

  • Teachers in special schools currently working with pupil(s) with ABI

  • Full-time Special Education Teachers currently working with pupil(s) with ABI

  • Participants will require permission from the Board of Management to attend. Typically, substitution for this seminar will only be allowed to classroom teachers with primary responsibility for students with a special educational need and if it is deemed absolutely essential by the Principal

  • Typically substitution will only be allocated to non - substitute teachers

  • Payment is not available to teachers in a substitute capacity

 

Refreshments will be provided