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Training

Training provided by the Physical and Medical Needs Advisory Service

The following training courses are aimed a school staff to support students with physical and medical needs.

(FREE) Fun Fit Training – Setting up and Running a Fun Fit group

This training, delivered by the Physical and Medical Needs Advisory Service, explains how to set up and run a Fun Fit group in primary and secondary. It gives some background theory that outlines why Fun Fit is beneficial to pupils with motor skills coordination difficulties. It also offers health and safety and risk assessment advice. There are practical activities as well, to share good practice. The training is for all levels – from staff who have never run a Fun Fit group to staff who have run it for a long time and would like a refresher.

For more information on upcoming training sessions, log on to Cornwall Learning online and use the Course Code: PMNAS to search for Fun Fit training.

(FREE) Supporting students with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and motor coordination needs in the classroom

This training is for teachers and SENCOs who want to learn more about supporting students with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). The course includes some theory to help improve knowledge and understanding of DCD. This also provides effective and practical strategies to support students, where motor coordination impacts on their learning and access to the curriculum.

For more information on upcoming training, log on to Cornwall Learning online and use the Course Code: PMNAS to search for this training.

(FREE) LEVEL 1 Training: Raising Awareness of Physical Disability

This training is designed for support staff working within an educational setting, who need to develop their awareness and understanding of physical disability and the impact it can have on learning. The training modules are split in to early years, schools and post-16 and includes relevant legislation and practical strategies to support children and young people with physical disabilities.

The training can be accessed through pdnet.