Ultimate Home Education Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses

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Get Home Education, Teach Your Own Classroom, Teaching Assistant, Speed Reading, Speech Therapy, Child Psychology, Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People, Understanding Dyslexia, Play Therapy and Aspergers Awareness in this Bundle

1. Home Education: Learn The Pros And Cons Of Home-Schooling

The Home Education Course helps students to understand how to go about educating their children themselves. The comprehensive materials will answer most, if not all, of your questions about the topic, including the pros and cons of home-schooling.

With 5 million children worldwide being home educated, more parents are exercising their right to educate their children themselves.

Students will learn how to begin home schooling your child, as well as letting you know what is required of you to do so and informing you of any educational bodies who you may, or may not, need to inform of your decision.

The Home Education Course outlines the positives, as well as the negatives, so that parents can make an informed decision on whether this is the best fit for them and their children.

‘Home Education’ does not mean one single way of teaching a child, but is rather a spectrum term that includes many different methods and theories to provide an education that fits their child. As a home educator, you can adapt your teaching to the way your child learns, so that they gain the most from the learning experience. The Home Education Course covers the various ways of learning, going through each of the following: Visual / Spatial, Verbal / Linguistic, Aural (Auditory/Musical), Physical / Kinaesthetic, Solitary (Intrapersonal), Social (Interpersonal), Logical / Mathematics, and Naturalist learning.

You will need materials and resources with which to teach. Fortunately, you can pick and choose from all the materials available in the world. The course teaches parents about some of the more common types of materials and suggests other ways that lessons can be taught, to give a more involved learning experience.

Although the need to plan each lesson is not as great as in traditional education (as you will not be teaching 20-30 children), some lessons achieve their intention more succinctly by being planned. The course talks about which lessons lend themselves well to being planned and provides several lesson plans covering different subjects, for parents to use and adapt to fit their children’s needs.

You may still have a number of questions on the subject of home education. We list some of the most common questions and answers them in-depth; dispelling the myths and incorrect beliefs surrounding the topic.

As the person who will be responsible for your children’s education, you need to be sure that it is the right choice, not only for your child/children and your family but also for you. The final module of the course talks parents through additional research, considerations, and questions you should ask yourself before making the decision to home educate.

The course ends with a conclusion and, although it is not a necessity for home educated children, a National Curriculum is also included, should some wish to use it as a way of determining when certain skills should be taught or learned.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Home Education Certificate Course is an excellent resource for parents who have been considering home schooling their child/children, as this course will answer their questions and provide a useful guide on how to get started. It is also ideal for parents who are already educating their children from home and want to improve or consolidate their existing teaching skills and experience.

2. Teach Your Own Classroom: Discover The Art And Science Of Teaching

Teaching a subject that you are passionate about is a great way to position yourself as an expert, make an enduring impact on people's lives, and solidify your own understanding of a certain subject area. This course will introduce you to the art and science of teaching in a way that engages your whole audience and gives you the foundations on which to build a successful career in this area.

In this course you will:

  • Determine the subject area that want to teach
  • Identify your natural teaching skills and ones that you can improve
  • Review the science of learning
  • Identify the different learning styles and how to implement them effectively
  • Identify the keys of curriculum design
  • Identify assessment types
  • Develop clear learning objectives
  • Choose learning activities
  • Determine the materials and tools you will need to begin teaching your courses
  • Identify the steps you need to take to start a teaching business

Subject areas studied are divided into 6 modules. The course starts with guidance on how to choose the subject you wish to teach where you will learn the essential skills for effective teaching and how to improve any skills that you may be lacking.

Moving onto the science of learning, the course explains the science behind knowledge and the variation on learning styles and its effect on teaching. The design of learning experiences and curriculum is the next area that is covered in order to enable you to create your own tailored teaching lessons.

The course finishes with detailing elements you should include in your lesson plans and provide example learning activities to use in your courses, as well as tools and materials that you may need, as well as a guide to successful classroom management.

The final module will instruct you how to pull all of the above elements together into one package so you are able to sell your venture, including materials and a checklist to help you set up your business as soon as possible.

Who would benefit from the course?

This comprehensive and insightful course is aimed at those that want to begin sharing their passion in whatever subject matter that might be, in a classroom based course. Setting up your own business teaching courses can be a profitable and exciting business.

3. Teaching Assistant: Learn How To Provide Hands-On Support In The Development Of Children

Providing hands-on support in the development of children, the role of a Teaching Assistant is very rewarding as well as being challenging and varied. This course will help you decide whether this is the job for you; with information and advice about the role and how to go about filling it, should you wish to pursue a career in this area.

Most students of this course will be studying to find out if this role is something they would like to pursue as a career, the course talks about various aspects of the role. This includes information on: the qualities needed, income expectations, duties and responsibilities, safe-guarding, school politics, equality and more.

From the moment they are born, children are learning, with each of the 5 senses creating a neurological pathway with each new experience, which get stronger with repetition of the experience; forming memories. The course provides you with the theories put forward by influential psychologists about the ways children learn, the national curriculum, and developmental milestones that children should be reaching at certain ages.

Also covered in the course are the specific learning adjustments required for children with special educational needs, such as ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and attachment disorder.

Paramount to the role is the ability to support the development of children under your care, the teaching assistant role is an essential part of early school life to promote effective learning both in and out of the classroom.

If you are employed as a general teaching assistant, you may find that some of your role actually takes place away from the children. Ranging from lesson preparation and creating wall display to attending administrative tasks, carrying out delegated work from teachers and taking guidance from teachers when requiring their professional expertise.

See the course syllabus for a more detailed structure.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

4. Speed Reading: Learn Speed Reading Techniques And Practices

The Speed Reading Course provides instruction in speed reading techniques, with a full range of approaches to improving reading speed and increasing comprehension.

The result of learning these techniques is that students will be able to gain extra focus and control, which will aid in academia, professional life, business, and personal development.

Each module of the course is set up to align students with clearly set, real-world goals, achieved by working through and regularly practising techniques. These start early on in the course and continue through, enabling constant practice. To ensure students gain understanding and get results, the course includes worksheets and practice exercises, and key concepts are illustrated with examples throughout.

An introduction to speed reading, providing definitions and stating its significance in various aspects of life, as well as giving a brief history of the subject, with information on its advocates, researchers, and place in contemporary life.

Additionally, you will learn advantages gained by learning speed reading and applications for these skills. We will look at the trade-off between speed and comprehension, and how to decide which is the most important at which times.

The learning curve of the Speed Reading Course will be different for each individual. Looking at key factors influencing the learning curve of this course, but that no matter the initial starting level, with a reasonable amount of time designated and consistent effort, almost anyone can become a speed reader. We help you understand your own goals for the course.

You will understand the sequential progression providing the blueprint for cultivating a full understanding of speed reading. Students will learn how to preview texts for a quick overview of the main points. The importance of pre-viewing texts and how to get the maximum value from this skill before reading the entire text.

Students will learn through timing their reading, with and without using the techniques learned, and checking gains in speed, whilst retaining comprehension. Also, highlighted is how to adapt to various texts, knowing when to slow down to gain comprehension with complex texts or speed up to get through other texts quicker.

‘Skimming’ is explained, it includes how to use annotation to make it quicker to skim text again and using repetition to make gains. The course takes this concept further, teaching how to improve comprehension further, and culminates in 3 practice passages, to work through, using the methods taught.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Speed Reading Course is something everyone who reads, for study, work, or pleasure, can benefit from. With commitment to the course, you will learn an invaluable skill that can help in many aspects of life, especially in aiding your ability to learn other subjects in a timely manner.

5. Speech Therapy: Learn Practices That Assists People With Speech And Language Disorders

Speech Therapy is a practice that assists people with speech and language disorders or who have trouble swallowing. This course takes you through the role of a speech therapist, the anatomical structures and physiological functions of speech and hearing, phonetics, language development and speech disorders, the structure of language, and career paths in this field.

The Speech Therapy Course introduces the subject by outlining the basics. It provides an overview of speech disorders and the therapeutic practices used to treat them. You’ll learn about the role of a speech therapist and the conditions and areas of communication that they focus on. You will be provided with in-depth listing of pathological terms that are used amongst speech and language professionals.

To understand speech you need a good level of knowledge about the anatomical structures and physiological functions of the speech organs. This course will talk you through these and the respiratory, laryngeal, and articulatory systems, which all have a bearing on speech.

Similarly, you will learn about audiology. The course talks you through the structures and functions belonging to the auditory system and explains the physiology of hearing. There are numerous tests and screening protocols in the UK used to screen and assess children with suspected hearing disorders. You will learn about these and the signs that could indicate hearing loss, which would require an audiology assessment referral.

How we develop speech and the different stages we go through to learn and process language is a fascinating topic. You will discover the various stages that exist within linguistic advancement in monolingual and bilingual children.

Equally as interesting is Phonetics (the study of human speech sounds). The Speech Therapy Course breaks the topic down into its three branches and explains each fully:

  • Articulatory Phonetics: The study of the way in which speech sounds are produced
  • Acoustic Phonetics: Analyses the physical properties of speech
  • Auditory Phonetics: Illustrates the ways in which sound is perceived

Speech Perception, which deals with one’s comprehension of what is being said, is also covered.

The course considers the structure of language, described through morphology, syntax and semantics. In addition to looking at each of these areas you’ll see how children apply the rules that determine speech and language, the common errors they may make and the errors that are symptomatic of speech and communication disorders.

The Speech Therapy Course provides a deep exploration into various conditions that can affect the development of speech and language and how this manifests itself in each case. The conditions covered include neurological disorders, brain injury, drug abuse, intellectual disabilities, vocal abuse, autism and apraxia, plus physical impairments. The course also explains how the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) uses pictorials as a form of treatment of autistic children experiencing speech impairment issues.

For those considering a career as a speech therapist, the course provides information on, and examples of, the various positions and working environments that speech and language therapists may practice in. In each example, duties and responsibilities that occur within these departments are described.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Speech Therapy Course offers valuable insight into the practice of speech therapy, providing those who wish to work within the field with a starting point to their career. It provides a greater understanding of what is involved and the further education options available.

The course is a comprehensive resource to parents whose children are working with a speech therapist, and also educators and carers who wish to be able to recognise and understand speech and hearing disorders.

6. Child Psychology: Pursue A Career In Child Psychology

It is the perfect choice for anyone who suspects they might want to pursue in a career in child psychology but does not yet feel they are in complete possession of the facts of what the field entails.

Child psychology is the study of how a young person develops from birth up to adolescence. How he changes emotionally through that time, how his own identity is formed and how he will eventually learn to be able to speak a language. It examines how a child evolves through the processes of information processing and cognitive development.

Behaviourally it looks at how a child begins to understand social behaviours and integrate accordingly. It investigates how motor skills develop, social skills and how identity is formed.

7. Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People: Help To Make Positive Changes Through Knowledge

This course explains how parents, teachers, and others who care for children can help to make positive changes through knowledge, change in mindset and the implementation of effective strategies and techniques.

The Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Certificate Course will look at what we mean by ‘challenging behaviour’ and help us to understand the reasons behind difficult behaviours in children and young people. It will help you understand that there is always a reason for any behaviour, whether it seems obvious to us or not. It is their way of communicating with us, often in the absence of having any other way to do so.

We will look at challenging behaviours across all ages and provide ways of dealing with these. We’ll cover how brain development from birth to the teenage years can account for certain behaviours, so we develop an understanding of what is going on in our children’s minds and how we can help them.

Who would benefit from this course?

The Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Certificate Course is designed to provide parents, carers, and teachers with a better understanding of child behaviour and the knowledge of how best to deal with it. The results of this will be a vast improvement in the relationships between you and the children in your care, whether in a parental or professional role.

8. Understanding Dyslexia: Learn How To Better Comprehend Dyslexia

The Understanding Dyslexia Course helps students to better comprehend dyslexia, as well as how it can affect a child’s self-esteem, how to identify it, and importantly it covers the many ways in which teaching can be adapted to help a dyslexic learner.

Unless you yourself or someone close to you has dyslexia or if you teach those with the learning difficulty, it is often misunderstood and can actually go undiagnosed for some time, as it is seen as an “invisible” difficulty.

Developmental Dyslexia (more commonly known as simply “Dyslexia”) is a Specific Learning Difficulty that affects the way the brain processes language, making it difficult for those affected to acquire skills in reading, writing and spelling, though it does not affect a person’s intelligence. The Understanding Dyslexia Course begins by introducing students to dyslexia, how those with the condition are affected, and the causes.

We discuss ‘Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)’ and how those with dyslexia are often affected by more than just the one condition. Here other SpLDs are outlined and students will learn how they can recognise and support a child with these various conditions.

As students begin to understand how a child with dyslexia may be feeling, the course also shows how to support children emotionally, with tools and techniques to increase their self-worth and regain positivity.

You will learn how to identify and diagnose dyslexia in both children and adults. This includes common behaviours that can be noted in undiagnosed children, including how they often hide symptoms, as well as various tests that can be undertaken.

The Understanding Dyslexia Course informs students about the importance of inclusion and what this means. Also in this module Special Educational Need or Disabilities in the law are discussed, both from parents and educational establishment’s point of view, and how the relationship between both can benefit the child.

At the point which a child is diagnosed with dyslexia and is receiving an education adapted to his or her needs, it is important for their educators (both in school and at home) to understand literacy. The course talks in great depth about literacy and includes discussion on the importance of literacy, methods to teach the subject, the various parts of the subject, and includes various studies into the topic.

You will learn key areas that those with dyslexia can struggle with and shows how they can be overcome. These are Memory, Concentration, and Organisation, as well as an additional section named ‘Other Strategies that can Help’.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Understanding Dyslexia Course is actually something that could benefit most people as, whether you know it or not, you probably know someone who is dyslexic and this knowledge will help you to better understand them and how they learn.

More specifically the course will benefit parents who either have a dyslexia-diagnosed child or think that they’re child may have the condition or the other SpLDs (Specific Learning Difficulty) covered in the course. Educators at all levels will also learn a lot from the course and being at the forefront of education are in the unique position to recognise symptoms and to either alter their teaching or aid children and their parents to find appropriate learning opportunities.

Similarly, anyone already working with dyslexic children, or who would like to, could gain a lot from enrolling on this course.

9. Play Therapy: Learn To Become A Successful Play Therapist

Whether you are interested in building your own play therapy business, have a background in psychology, counselling or education and would like to work towards gaining a licence in this area, or are a parent whose child is about to undergo, or who already is undergoing play therapy, and you would like to understand it better, the Play Therapy Course is for you.

Many people who are working in the field of mental health or who have received special training about dealing with children have researched extensively and discovered that development and learning are best brought about as a result of play.

The purpose of play therapy is to help children who have some kind of social and emotional skills missing, learn the adaptive behaviours that are needed to survive socially in today’s world. Furthermore, this therapy technique can also be used to provide children with insight about the problems that they are facing and help them in finding various solutions to these problems. Play therapy is also known to promote cognitive development within the minds of children.

In most cases, it is hoped that children will, as a result of play therapy, learn the different ways in which they can communicate with other people and express their feelings. Furthermore, the therapy technique is also designed to help children in modifying or correcting their behaviour, learn various problem-solving skills that are essential at their stage of development and help them learn how they can and should relate to other people.

To become a play therapist, you need to understand the benefits of its use over other types of therapies and how you can help children with their specific problems. We will show you how you can progress in a career in this area, and what you’ll learn from this course.

The Play Therapy Course is where you will learn all the types of play therapies that are used, such as sensory and embodiment play therapy, dramatic roleplaying, art and crafts, storytelling, sand-pits, and mosaics, and the techniques and applications of each. Also covered is information on how to set up a suitable environment for play therapy.

Students will learn about the psychology behind self-esteem and self-esteem from a child’s perspective. The course outlines how you can use play therapy to improve a child’s self-esteem.

Many of the clients receive will have suffered some sort of trauma. We explain how trauma works, the symptoms, and the consequences of going through trauma. You will then learn how play therapy can help a child overcome the obstacles presented by trauma, and enable students to understand and empathise with their clients.

The Play Therapy Course guides learners through the explicit dos and don’ts of play therapy. This ensures that the children and their parents get the most out of each session and ensures that you, as the therapist, continue to hone your skills in this area and gain a good reputation, which in turn will help your business to flourish.

We give you real-life case studies, from both the client’s and therapist’s points of view, to give concrete examples of the ‘how’ and ‘why’ play therapy works, as well as showcasing example methods.

Finally, we will outline the next steps for you to take on your journey to becoming a professional play therapist.

Who would benefit from the course?

This course is ideal for those who are either complete beginners to the field of Play Therapy, and are considering making a career change, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of play therapy.

For existing play therapists, psychologists, therapists, teachers, counsellors, coaches, carers, nurses, social workers and parents, the Play Therapy Course will improve the knowledge they already have and pass on some new skills in the area.

This course is also ideal for those who are interested in a career in play therapy, but are unsure if they want to commit themselves to financially and time-wise to a full Play Therapy qualification.

10. spergers Awareness: Enhance Your Relationships With Individuals Affected By Asperger Syndrome

The Asperger Awareness Certificate Course will guide you through a history of the awareness of the syndrome and how perceptions have changed, how it is defined, and what differentiates it from other autistic spectrum disorders. You will learn how it is diagnosed, how gender determines presentation of the condition, and the myths and fallacies about Asperger.

The course looks at the academic and professional lives of those with Aspergers – explaining the implications from their perspective, in school, university, and working environments. Also covered are issues such as behavioural, learning and organisational difficulties, bullying, and inclusion. You will also learn how to get the best from a person with Asperger in the workplace.

The course goes further into the complications that can arise as a result of living with Asperger Syndrome, which include an increased likelihood of suffering from mental health problems and feeling these differently than neurotypical people. The course explores how people with Asperger are affected by anxiety, sensory overload, anger, OCD and PTSD, as well as looking at other common conditions of the syndrome such as Sensory Processing Disorder, intrusive negative thoughts, elective mutism, and issues with anger.

Who would benefit from this course?

Anyone who wishes to gain a greater understanding of the symptoms, immediate effects and further consequences of Asperger Syndrome, will gain a lot from studying this course.

The course is particularly beneficial to family members who may be struggling to cope and need additional guidance. Co-workers and employers will improve their ability to communicate and recognise individual strengths of those with the condition. Teachers and support staff in educational institutes will be able to identify the characteristics of Asperger, provide support to parents, and adjust the learning environment to suit.

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Ultimate Home Education Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Home Education Online Course

Module 1: Home Education

  • Part 1: Home Education
  • Part 2: De-registering from school
  • Part 3: LEA
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Benefits & Negatives of Home Education

  • Part 1: Benefits of Home Education
  • Part 2: More & Better Family Time
  • Part 3: Cost Savings and More
  • Part 4: Negatives of Home Education
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: The Spectrum of Home Education

  • Part 1: Home Education Spectrum
  • Part 2: Flexible Education Case Studies
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Learning Styles

  • Part 1: Learning Styles
  • Part 2: Aural (auditory/musical) learning
  • Part 3: Logical / Mathematics
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Materials & Resources

  • Part 1: Materials & Resources
  • Part 2: Resources
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing Lessons

  • Part 1: Preparing for Home Educating
  • Part 2: Lessons
  • Part 3: English
  • Part 4: Science and History
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Mastery, Testing, Grades & University

  • Part 1: Mastery
  • Part 2: Grades & University
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Myths & Questions about Home Education

  • Part 1: Myths
  • Part 2: Questions about Home Education
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Tips, Suggestions & Advice

  • Part 1: Tips and suggestions
  • Part 2: Advice
  • Part 3: Tips
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Considering Home Education

  • Considering Home Education
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Teach Your Own Classroom Online Course

Module 1 – Your Subject Area and Teaching Skills

  • Part 1: Subject Areas
  • Part 2: Your Expertise
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – The Science of Learning

  • Part 1: Learning
  • Part 2: Sensory-Specific Phrases
  • Part 3: Memory
  • Part 4: Principles of Learning
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Curriculum Design

  • Part 1: Curricula
  • Part 2: Learning Outcomes
  • Part 3: Formative Assessments
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Lessons and Activities

  • Part 1: The First Day
  • Part 2: Daily Checklist
  • Part 3: Content
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Classroom Management

  • Part 1: Best Practices for Classroom Management
  • Part 2: Cognitive Strategies
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Creating a Teaching Business

  • Part 1: Training Industry
  • Part 2: Marketing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Course 3 - Certificate In Teaching Assistant Online Course

Module 1: What You Need To Know

  • Part 1: The role of a teaching assistant, job description, qualifications
  • Part 2: The role of the Teaching Assistant
  • Part 3: Teaching Assistant Duties
  • Part 4: Communicating and forming professional relationships
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Children Learn

  • Part 1: Child development including styles of learning
  • Part 2: Learning Styles
  • Part 3: Speaking and Listening
  • Part 4: Mathematics and Science
  • Part 5: National Curriculum
  • Part 6: Stages of drawing and Stages of Writing
  • Part 7: Behaviour Management
  • Part 8: 20+ tips on how to build a positive relationship with a child
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Disabilities, Difficulties and Definitions

  • Part 1: The Code of Practice
  • Part 2: Specific Learning Difficulties and ADHD
  • Part 3: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Part 4: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Part 5: Emotional difficulties
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: How to Support Learners

  • Part 1: Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Part 2: Educational Health Care Plan
  • Part 3: Supporting the Development of Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Part 4: Supporting the Development of Spelling
  • Part 5: Supporting the Development of Numeracy
  • Part 6: Supporting the Development of Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Tracking pupils progress; formative and summative assessment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Additional Duties

  • Part 1: Preparing learning environments
  • Part 2: Wall displays, Break supervision and School trips
  • Part 3: Generic Risk Assessment – all educational visits
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing for Interview and Continuing Professional Development

  • Part 1: Preparing for Interview
  • Part 2: Primary School Staff: Who’s who
  • Part 3: Glossary of Special Needs
  • Part 4: Acronyms used in Education

Course 4 - Certificate In Speed Reading Online Course

Module 1: What is Speed reading?

  • Part 1: Speed Reading and Its Relevance
  • Part 2: Understanding Speed Reading by Looking at a Case Study
  • Part 3: Advantages of Speed Reading
  • Part 4: Application of Speed Reading
  • Part 5: Trade-offs in Speed Reading
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Becoming A Speed Reader

  • Part 1: Who Can Become a Speed Reader?
  • Part 2: Factors That Determine the Learning Time
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: How to Begin?

  • Part 1: The Steps for Teaching Speed Reading
  • Part 2: Identify Your Goals
  • Part 3: Diversity of Approaches to Reading
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Step One: Prepare

  • Part 1: Organising The Reading Material
  • Part 2: Tools for Speed Reading
  • Part 3: The Correct Mindset
  • Part 4: Removing Distractions
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Step Two: Preview

  • Part 1: How to Preview
  • Part 2: Two Practice Examples
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Step Three: Read

  • Part 1: The First Read
  • Part 2: Timing the Process
  • Part 3: Repeat Until the Goal is Reached
  • Part 4: Identifying the Nature of the Text
  • Part 5: Keep Focus While Reading
  • Part 6: Annotations
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Step Four: Skimming

  • Part 1: Skim Annotations
  • Part 2: Practice Example
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Drills

  • Part 1: Five Practice Passages
  • Part 2: Exercise 2. Surrealism as a Cultural Movement:
  • Part 3: Exercise 3. History of the Printing Press:
  • Part 4: Exercise 4. Software Development Methods:
  • Part 5: Exercise 5. Existentialist Philosophers:
  • Part 6: Comprehension Questions:
  • Part 7: Summary

Module 9: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What we have learnt about Speed Reading?
  • Part 2: Expert Advice
  • Part 3: Next Steps
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 5 - Certificate In Speech Therapy Online Course

Module 1 – The Field of Speech Therapy

  • Part 1: The Role of a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Overview on Treatment Approaches
  • Part 3: Speech-Language Pathology Terms
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – Speech Anatomy

  • Part 1: Three Divisions of Speech
  • Part 2: Respiratory System
  • Part 3: The Laryngeal System
  • Part 4: The Articulatory System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Language Development

  • Part 1: The Stages of Language Learning
  • Part 2: Bilingual Children Learning Language
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Clinical Phonetics

  • Part 1: The Field of Phonetics
  • Part 2: Acoustic Phonetics
  • Part 3: Auditory Phonetics
  • Part 4: A Detailed Look at Speech Perception
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Language Structure

  • Part 1: Morphology: The Formation of Words
  • Part 2: Syntax: The Rules of Sentence Structure
  • Part 3: Semantics Language Skills
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Hearing Science and Acoustics

  • Part 1: The Auditory System
  • Part 2: The Physiology of Hearing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Speech and Language Disorders

  • Part 1: Disabilities and Speech Disorders
  • Part 2: Hearing Loss and Speech Impairment
  • Part 3: Neurological Disorders
  • Part 4: Drug Abuse
  • Part 5: Physical Impairments: Cleft or Lip Palate
  • Part 6: Vocal Abuse or Misuse
  • Part 7: Autism and Apraxia
  • Part 8: The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Paediatric Audiology

  • Part 1: Hearing Tests and Screening for Young Children
  • Part 2: Current Screening Protocols in the UK
  • Part 3: Subjective Hearing Tests
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 – Career Advice

  • Part 1: Working as a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Speech Therapy or Audiology?
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 6 - Certificate In Child Psychology Online Course

Module 1: Introduction to Child Psychology

  • Part 1: Child Developments in the First Twelve Months
  • Part 2: Infant Reflexes
  • Part 3: Social development in the first year
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Formation of Attachments

  • Part 1: Formation of Attachments
  • Part 2: Relevance of animal studies in child development
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments

  • Part 1: Consequences of Breakdown in Attachments
  • Part 2: Implications of theories of attachment
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: The Home, Family and School

  • Part 1: The Home, Family and School
  • Part 2: Study of Effects of Maternal Employment on Children
  • Part 3: Father absent families
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Basic Principles of Research Methods

  • Part 1: Basic Principles of Research Methods
  • Part 2: Independent and dependent variables
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Development of Visual Perception

  • Part 1: Introduction to the nature / nurture debate on visual perception
  • Part 2: Bower – Size constancy
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: The Development of Language and Communication

  • Part 1: The Development of Language and Communication
  • Part 2: Outline of language development
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

  • Part 1: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing
  • Part 2: Tests of Intelligence
  • Part 3: Advantages & Disadvantages of IQ Testing
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: The Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence

  • Part 1: The Nature / Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Part 2: Stability of IQ
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Data Collection and Interpretation

  • Part 1: Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Part 2: Mean
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: How Children Think

  • Part 1: How Children Think
  • Part 2: Studies on egocentrism
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Learning Theory

  • Part 1: Learning Theory
  • Part 2: Learning and conditioning – classical conditioning and operant conditioning; including explanations of extinction
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Freud's Psychodynamic Theory - An Alternative Approach

  • Part 1: Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory – An Alternative Approach
  • Part 2: The five stage theory
  • Module 13 Assessment

Module 14: Moral Development

  • Part 1: Moral Development
  • Part 2: Investigation of moral behaviour
  • Module 14 Assessment

Module 15: The Development of Gender Roles

  • Part 1: The Development of Gender Roles
  • Part 2: Biological, social and cultural theories
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: Aggression in Children

  • Part 1: Aggression in Children
  • Part 2: Psychological theories and aggression
  • Module 16 Assessment

Module 17: Methods Used in Child Development Research

  • Part 1: Methods used in Child Development Research
  • Part 2: Designs for Examining Development
  • Module 17 Assessment

Module 18: Play

  • Part 1: Play
  • Part 2: The consequences of play deprivation
  • Module 18 Assessment

Module 19: Learning in School

  • Part 1: Learning in school
  • Part 2: Types of learning
  • Module 19 Assessment

Module 20: Behaviour Modification

  • Part 1: Behaviour Modification
  • Part 2: Behaviour Modification Techniques
  • Module 20 Assessment

Course 7 - Certificate In Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Online Course

Module 1 - Defining Challenging Behaviour

  • Part 1: What is Challenging Behaviour?
  • Part 2: Where Behaviour Comes From
  • Part 3: Challenging Behaviour in Babies
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Reasons For Challenging Behaviour and How to Help

  • Part 1: Challenging Behaviour
  • Part 2: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Part 3: Tips for Parenting a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder or Insecure Attachment
  • Part 4: Other Reasons for Certain Behaviour
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Inevitable or Preventable

  • Part 1: Inevitable Brain Development
  • Part 2: Teenage Challenges
  • Part 3: Punishment V Consequences
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Methods of Dealing With and Avoiding Challenging Behaviour

  • Part 1: Dealing With Behaviour in Toddlers
  • Part 2: Empathise With Your Child
  • Part 3: Reflective Listening
  • Part 4: Let Them Know You Care
  • Part 5: How to Ask Questions
  • Part 6: Teen Issues
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Coping Strategies and Further Prevention

  • Part 1: Be a Good Role Model
  • Part 2: Rose Coloured Glasses
  • Part 3: The Six Most Common Mistakes Parents Make
  • Part 4: Intention Setting
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom

  • Part 1: Behaviour and Discipline
  • Part 2: Global Issues and Concerns
  • Part 3: Strategies for Success
  • Module 6 Assessment

Course 8 - Certificate In Understanding Dyslexia Online Course

Module 1: Introduction: What is Dyslexia and What Causes It?

  • Part 1: What is Dyslexia ?
  • Part 2: Causes of Dyslexia
  • Part 3: Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Common Co-occurring OtherSpecific Learning Difficulties

  • Part 1: What is a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)
  • Part 2: Dyscalculia
  • Part 3: Dyspraxia (Developmental Co-ordination Disorder)
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: The Impact of Dyslexia on a Child’s Self Esteem,Life Skills Development and Academic Progress

  • Part 1: The Impact of Dyslexia on a Child’s Self Esteem, Life Skills Development and Academic Progress
  • Part 2: How are Social Skills and Self-Esteem Affected in a Child with Dyslexia?
  • Part 3: Dyslexia Itself Doesn’t Cause Low Self-Worth
  • Part 4: Stress
  • Part 5: Dyslexia Can Cause Issues At Home
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Identification Assessment and Diagnosis of Dyslexia

  • Part 1: How and Why Children Learn to Hide their Symptoms
  • Part 2: Dyslexia Assessments
  • Part 3: Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Inclusion – what it means and why it’s important, and how to adapt teaching to a child’s needs

  • Part 1: What Does Inclusion Mean?
  • Part 2: Inclusion and the Law
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Part 3: Barriers to Inclusion
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Principles of Literacy Teaching and Learning

  • Part 1: What is Literacy­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­?
  • Part 2: Teaching Literacy
  • Part 3: The 1880 Education Act
  • Part 4: Teaching Literacy
  • Part 5: Structured Teaching
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Dyslexia and Developing Study Skills

  • Part 1: Dyslexia and Developing Study Skills
  • Part 2: CONCENTRATION
  • Part 3: How to Improve Concentration
  • Part 4: ORGANISATION
  • Part 5: Other Strategies That Can Help
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 7 Assessment

Course 9 - Certificate In Play Therapy Online Course

Module 1: What is Play Therapy?

  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Play Therapy: A History
  • Part 3: Why is Play Therapy Still Relevant?
  • Part 4: Key Elements Worth Knowing About
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Why Use and Learn Play Therapy?

  • Part 1: Advantages of Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Who uses Play Therapy?
  • Part 3: Getting to Know Your Clients
  • Part 4: Becoming a Professional Play Therapist
  • Part 5: What to Do Next?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Types of Play therapy

  • Part 1: An Introduction to Types of Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Dramatic Role Playing as Therapy
  • Part 3: Art in Play Therapy
  • Part 4: Creating the Right Environment for Play Therapy
  • Part 5: Stories and Story Telling
  • Part 6: Sand Pits and Creative Mosaics for Play Therapy
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Self-Esteem and Play Therapy

  • Part 1: Self-Esteem and Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Self-Esteem in Child Psychology
  • Part 3: Play Therapy for Improving Self-Esteem
  • Part 4: What Can the Parents Do?
  • Part 5: Your Role as a Play Therapist
  • Part 6: How to Provide Therapy for Self-Esteem
  • Part 7: Techniques Used in Play Therapy
  • Part 8 Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Trauma and Play Therapy

  • Part 1: What Constitutes a Traumatic Experience for Your Client?
  • Part 2: Advantages of Play Therapy for Those Who Suffer from Trauma
  • Part 3: What is Effective Therapy?
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Future of Play Therapy

  • Part 1: Research Endeavours in Play therapy
  • Part 2: Efficacy and Effectiveness
  • Part 3: Current Scope of Play Therapy
  • Part 4: Variety of Symptoms
  • Part 5: Why Play Therapy is Safe and Effective
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Precautions

  • Part 1: Dos
  • Part 2: Don’ts
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Case Studies

  • Part 1: Case Studies
  • Part 2: Play Therapy Case Studies
  • Part 3: Individualized Case Results and Discussion for Anton
  • Part 4: Individualized Case Results and Discussion for Berto
  • Part 5: Play Therapists case studies
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Conclusion

  • Part 1: What Did We Learn?
  • Part 2: Next Steps
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 10 - Certificate In Aspergers Awareness Online Course

Module 1 – What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

  • Part 1: The History of Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Part 2: How is Asperger’s Syndrome Diagnosed?
  • Part 3: What are the differences between Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism?
  • Part 4: Age at Diagnosis
  • Part 5: Is Asperger’s Syndrome an excess of “maleness”?
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Asperger People at School and in Work

  • Part 1: Precocious Development
  • Part 2: Why are some children with Asperger’s aggressive?
  • Part 3: Non-Verbal Communication and Theory of Mind
  • Part 4: Bullying
  • Part 5: Inclusion and support
  • Part 6: Employment
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Complications associated with Asperger's

  • Part 1: Dyspraxia and co-ordination
  • Part 2: Sensory Issues & Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Part 3: Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Part 4: Anxiety
  • Part 5: OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Relationships

  • Part 1: Love and starting relationships
  • Part 2: Relationships with their children
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Asperger's & Gender

  • Part 1: The Diagnosis of Asperger’s in Women
  • Part 2: The genetic basis for sex differences in prevalence
  • Part 3: Perfectionism
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Strategies to Support People with Asperger's

  • Part 1: Strategies to support in school
  • Part 2: Social skills training
  • Part 3: Dealing with sensory overload
  • Part 4: The success of mediation / peer work
  • Part 5: Understanding motivation and using it at home to support normalising behaviour in young children
  • Part 6: Siblings
  • Part 7: Relationshipsand Asperger’s
  • Part 8: Strategies to support a person with Asperger’s in work environments
  • Module 6 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Home Education, Teach Your Own Classroom, Teaching Assistant, Speed Reading, Speech Therapy, Child Psychology, Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People, Understanding Dyslexia, Play Therapy and Aspergers Awareness in this Bundle

1. Home Education: Learn The Pros And Cons Of Home-Schooling

The Home Education Course helps students to understand how to go about educating their children themselves. The comprehensive materials will answer most, if not all, of your questions about the topic, including the pros and cons of home-schooling.

With 5 million children worldwide being home educated, more parents are exercising their right to educate their children themselves.

Students will learn how to begin home schooling your child, as well as letting you know what is required of you to do so and informing you of any educational bodies who you may, or may not, need to inform of your decision.

The Home Education Course outlines the positives, as well as the negatives, so that parents can make an informed decision on whether this is the best fit for them and their children.

‘Home Education’ does not mean one single way of teaching a child, but is rather a spectrum term that includes many different methods and theories to provide an education that fits their child. As a home educator, you can adapt your teaching to the way your child learns, so that they gain the most from the learning experience. The Home Education Course covers the various ways of learning, going through each of the following: Visual / Spatial, Verbal / Linguistic, Aural (Auditory/Musical), Physical / Kinaesthetic, Solitary (Intrapersonal), Social (Interpersonal), Logical / Mathematics, and Naturalist learning.

You will need materials and resources with which to teach. Fortunately, you can pick and choose from all the materials available in the world. The course teaches parents about some of the more common types of materials and suggests other ways that lessons can be taught, to give a more involved learning experience.

Although the need to plan each lesson is not as great as in traditional education (as you will not be teaching 20-30 children), some lessons achieve their intention more succinctly by being planned. The course talks about which lessons lend themselves well to being planned and provides several lesson plans covering different subjects, for parents to use and adapt to fit their children’s needs.

You may still have a number of questions on the subject of home education. We list some of the most common questions and answers them in-depth; dispelling the myths and incorrect beliefs surrounding the topic.

As the person who will be responsible for your children’s education, you need to be sure that it is the right choice, not only for your child/children and your family but also for you. The final module of the course talks parents through additional research, considerations, and questions you should ask yourself before making the decision to home educate.

The course ends with a conclusion and, although it is not a necessity for home educated children, a National Curriculum is also included, should some wish to use it as a way of determining when certain skills should be taught or learned.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Home Education Certificate Course is an excellent resource for parents who have been considering home schooling their child/children, as this course will answer their questions and provide a useful guide on how to get started. It is also ideal for parents who are already educating their children from home and want to improve or consolidate their existing teaching skills and experience.

2. Teach Your Own Classroom: Discover The Art And Science Of Teaching

Teaching a subject that you are passionate about is a great way to position yourself as an expert, make an enduring impact on people's lives, and solidify your own understanding of a certain subject area. This course will introduce you to the art and science of teaching in a way that engages your whole audience and gives you the foundations on which to build a successful career in this area.

In this course you will:

  • Determine the subject area that want to teach
  • Identify your natural teaching skills and ones that you can improve
  • Review the science of learning
  • Identify the different learning styles and how to implement them effectively
  • Identify the keys of curriculum design
  • Identify assessment types
  • Develop clear learning objectives
  • Choose learning activities
  • Determine the materials and tools you will need to begin teaching your courses
  • Identify the steps you need to take to start a teaching business

Subject areas studied are divided into 6 modules. The course starts with guidance on how to choose the subject you wish to teach where you will learn the essential skills for effective teaching and how to improve any skills that you may be lacking.

Moving onto the science of learning, the course explains the science behind knowledge and the variation on learning styles and its effect on teaching. The design of learning experiences and curriculum is the next area that is covered in order to enable you to create your own tailored teaching lessons.

The course finishes with detailing elements you should include in your lesson plans and provide example learning activities to use in your courses, as well as tools and materials that you may need, as well as a guide to successful classroom management.

The final module will instruct you how to pull all of the above elements together into one package so you are able to sell your venture, including materials and a checklist to help you set up your business as soon as possible.

Who would benefit from the course?

This comprehensive and insightful course is aimed at those that want to begin sharing their passion in whatever subject matter that might be, in a classroom based course. Setting up your own business teaching courses can be a profitable and exciting business.

3. Teaching Assistant: Learn How To Provide Hands-On Support In The Development Of Children

Providing hands-on support in the development of children, the role of a Teaching Assistant is very rewarding as well as being challenging and varied. This course will help you decide whether this is the job for you; with information and advice about the role and how to go about filling it, should you wish to pursue a career in this area.

Most students of this course will be studying to find out if this role is something they would like to pursue as a career, the course talks about various aspects of the role. This includes information on: the qualities needed, income expectations, duties and responsibilities, safe-guarding, school politics, equality and more.

From the moment they are born, children are learning, with each of the 5 senses creating a neurological pathway with each new experience, which get stronger with repetition of the experience; forming memories. The course provides you with the theories put forward by influential psychologists about the ways children learn, the national curriculum, and developmental milestones that children should be reaching at certain ages.

Also covered in the course are the specific learning adjustments required for children with special educational needs, such as ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and attachment disorder.

Paramount to the role is the ability to support the development of children under your care, the teaching assistant role is an essential part of early school life to promote effective learning both in and out of the classroom.

If you are employed as a general teaching assistant, you may find that some of your role actually takes place away from the children. Ranging from lesson preparation and creating wall display to attending administrative tasks, carrying out delegated work from teachers and taking guidance from teachers when requiring their professional expertise.

See the course syllabus for a more detailed structure.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

4. Speed Reading: Learn Speed Reading Techniques And Practices

The Speed Reading Course provides instruction in speed reading techniques, with a full range of approaches to improving reading speed and increasing comprehension.

The result of learning these techniques is that students will be able to gain extra focus and control, which will aid in academia, professional life, business, and personal development.

Each module of the course is set up to align students with clearly set, real-world goals, achieved by working through and regularly practising techniques. These start early on in the course and continue through, enabling constant practice. To ensure students gain understanding and get results, the course includes worksheets and practice exercises, and key concepts are illustrated with examples throughout.

An introduction to speed reading, providing definitions and stating its significance in various aspects of life, as well as giving a brief history of the subject, with information on its advocates, researchers, and place in contemporary life.

Additionally, you will learn advantages gained by learning speed reading and applications for these skills. We will look at the trade-off between speed and comprehension, and how to decide which is the most important at which times.

The learning curve of the Speed Reading Course will be different for each individual. Looking at key factors influencing the learning curve of this course, but that no matter the initial starting level, with a reasonable amount of time designated and consistent effort, almost anyone can become a speed reader. We help you understand your own goals for the course.

You will understand the sequential progression providing the blueprint for cultivating a full understanding of speed reading. Students will learn how to preview texts for a quick overview of the main points. The importance of pre-viewing texts and how to get the maximum value from this skill before reading the entire text.

Students will learn through timing their reading, with and without using the techniques learned, and checking gains in speed, whilst retaining comprehension. Also, highlighted is how to adapt to various texts, knowing when to slow down to gain comprehension with complex texts or speed up to get through other texts quicker.

‘Skimming’ is explained, it includes how to use annotation to make it quicker to skim text again and using repetition to make gains. The course takes this concept further, teaching how to improve comprehension further, and culminates in 3 practice passages, to work through, using the methods taught.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Speed Reading Course is something everyone who reads, for study, work, or pleasure, can benefit from. With commitment to the course, you will learn an invaluable skill that can help in many aspects of life, especially in aiding your ability to learn other subjects in a timely manner.

5. Speech Therapy: Learn Practices That Assists People With Speech And Language Disorders

Speech Therapy is a practice that assists people with speech and language disorders or who have trouble swallowing. This course takes you through the role of a speech therapist, the anatomical structures and physiological functions of speech and hearing, phonetics, language development and speech disorders, the structure of language, and career paths in this field.

The Speech Therapy Course introduces the subject by outlining the basics. It provides an overview of speech disorders and the therapeutic practices used to treat them. You’ll learn about the role of a speech therapist and the conditions and areas of communication that they focus on. You will be provided with in-depth listing of pathological terms that are used amongst speech and language professionals.

To understand speech you need a good level of knowledge about the anatomical structures and physiological functions of the speech organs. This course will talk you through these and the respiratory, laryngeal, and articulatory systems, which all have a bearing on speech.

Similarly, you will learn about audiology. The course talks you through the structures and functions belonging to the auditory system and explains the physiology of hearing. There are numerous tests and screening protocols in the UK used to screen and assess children with suspected hearing disorders. You will learn about these and the signs that could indicate hearing loss, which would require an audiology assessment referral.

How we develop speech and the different stages we go through to learn and process language is a fascinating topic. You will discover the various stages that exist within linguistic advancement in monolingual and bilingual children.

Equally as interesting is Phonetics (the study of human speech sounds). The Speech Therapy Course breaks the topic down into its three branches and explains each fully:

  • Articulatory Phonetics: The study of the way in which speech sounds are produced
  • Acoustic Phonetics: Analyses the physical properties of speech
  • Auditory Phonetics: Illustrates the ways in which sound is perceived

Speech Perception, which deals with one’s comprehension of what is being said, is also covered.

The course considers the structure of language, described through morphology, syntax and semantics. In addition to looking at each of these areas you’ll see how children apply the rules that determine speech and language, the common errors they may make and the errors that are symptomatic of speech and communication disorders.

The Speech Therapy Course provides a deep exploration into various conditions that can affect the development of speech and language and how this manifests itself in each case. The conditions covered include neurological disorders, brain injury, drug abuse, intellectual disabilities, vocal abuse, autism and apraxia, plus physical impairments. The course also explains how the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) uses pictorials as a form of treatment of autistic children experiencing speech impairment issues.

For those considering a career as a speech therapist, the course provides information on, and examples of, the various positions and working environments that speech and language therapists may practice in. In each example, duties and responsibilities that occur within these departments are described.

Who would benefit from the course?

The Speech Therapy Course offers valuable insight into the practice of speech therapy, providing those who wish to work within the field with a starting point to their career. It provides a greater understanding of what is involved and the further education options available.

The course is a comprehensive resource to parents whose children are working with a speech therapist, and also educators and carers who wish to be able to recognise and understand speech and hearing disorders.

6. Child Psychology: Pursue A Career In Child Psychology

It is the perfect choice for anyone who suspects they might want to pursue in a career in child psychology but does not yet feel they are in complete possession of the facts of what the field entails.

Child psychology is the study of how a young person develops from birth up to adolescence. How he changes emotionally through that time, how his own identity is formed and how he will eventually learn to be able to speak a language. It examines how a child evolves through the processes of information processing and cognitive development.

Behaviourally it looks at how a child begins to understand social behaviours and integrate accordingly. It investigates how motor skills develop, social skills and how identity is formed.

7. Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People: Help To Make Positive Changes Through Knowledge

This course explains how parents, teachers, and others who care for children can help to make positive changes through knowledge, change in mindset and the implementation of effective strategies and techniques.

The Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Certificate Course will look at what we mean by ‘challenging behaviour’ and help us to understand the reasons behind difficult behaviours in children and young people. It will help you understand that there is always a reason for any behaviour, whether it seems obvious to us or not. It is their way of communicating with us, often in the absence of having any other way to do so.

We will look at challenging behaviours across all ages and provide ways of dealing with these. We’ll cover how brain development from birth to the teenage years can account for certain behaviours, so we develop an understanding of what is going on in our children’s minds and how we can help them.

Who would benefit from this course?

The Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Certificate Course is designed to provide parents, carers, and teachers with a better understanding of child behaviour and the knowledge of how best to deal with it. The results of this will be a vast improvement in the relationships between you and the children in your care, whether in a parental or professional role.

8. Understanding Dyslexia: Learn How To Better Comprehend Dyslexia

The Understanding Dyslexia Course helps students to better comprehend dyslexia, as well as how it can affect a child’s self-esteem, how to identify it, and importantly it covers the many ways in which teaching can be adapted to help a dyslexic learner.

Unless you yourself or someone close to you has dyslexia or if you teach those with the learning difficulty, it is often misunderstood and can actually go undiagnosed for some time, as it is seen as an “invisible” difficulty.

Developmental Dyslexia (more commonly known as simply “Dyslexia”) is a Specific Learning Difficulty that affects the way the brain processes language, making it difficult for those affected to acquire skills in reading, writing and spelling, though it does not affect a person’s intelligence. The Understanding Dyslexia Course begins by introducing students to dyslexia, how those with the condition are affected, and the causes.

We discuss ‘Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)’ and how those with dyslexia are often affected by more than just the one condition. Here other SpLDs are outlined and students will learn how they can recognise and support a child with these various conditions.

As students begin to understand how a child with dyslexia may be feeling, the course also shows how to support children emotionally, with tools and techniques to increase their self-worth and regain positivity.

You will learn how to identify and diagnose dyslexia in both children and adults. This includes common behaviours that can be noted in undiagnosed children, including how they often hide symptoms, as well as various tests that can be undertaken.

The Understanding Dyslexia Course informs students about the importance of inclusion and what this means. Also in this module Special Educational Need or Disabilities in the law are discussed, both from parents and educational establishment’s point of view, and how the relationship between both can benefit the child.

At the point which a child is diagnosed with dyslexia and is receiving an education adapted to his or her needs, it is important for their educators (both in school and at home) to understand literacy. The course talks in great depth about literacy and includes discussion on the importance of literacy, methods to teach the subject, the various parts of the subject, and includes various studies into the topic.

You will learn key areas that those with dyslexia can struggle with and shows how they can be overcome. These are Memory, Concentration, and Organisation, as well as an additional section named ‘Other Strategies that can Help’.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Understanding Dyslexia Course is actually something that could benefit most people as, whether you know it or not, you probably know someone who is dyslexic and this knowledge will help you to better understand them and how they learn.

More specifically the course will benefit parents who either have a dyslexia-diagnosed child or think that they’re child may have the condition or the other SpLDs (Specific Learning Difficulty) covered in the course. Educators at all levels will also learn a lot from the course and being at the forefront of education are in the unique position to recognise symptoms and to either alter their teaching or aid children and their parents to find appropriate learning opportunities.

Similarly, anyone already working with dyslexic children, or who would like to, could gain a lot from enrolling on this course.

9. Play Therapy: Learn To Become A Successful Play Therapist

Whether you are interested in building your own play therapy business, have a background in psychology, counselling or education and would like to work towards gaining a licence in this area, or are a parent whose child is about to undergo, or who already is undergoing play therapy, and you would like to understand it better, the Play Therapy Course is for you.

Many people who are working in the field of mental health or who have received special training about dealing with children have researched extensively and discovered that development and learning are best brought about as a result of play.

The purpose of play therapy is to help children who have some kind of social and emotional skills missing, learn the adaptive behaviours that are needed to survive socially in today’s world. Furthermore, this therapy technique can also be used to provide children with insight about the problems that they are facing and help them in finding various solutions to these problems. Play therapy is also known to promote cognitive development within the minds of children.

In most cases, it is hoped that children will, as a result of play therapy, learn the different ways in which they can communicate with other people and express their feelings. Furthermore, the therapy technique is also designed to help children in modifying or correcting their behaviour, learn various problem-solving skills that are essential at their stage of development and help them learn how they can and should relate to other people.

To become a play therapist, you need to understand the benefits of its use over other types of therapies and how you can help children with their specific problems. We will show you how you can progress in a career in this area, and what you’ll learn from this course.

The Play Therapy Course is where you will learn all the types of play therapies that are used, such as sensory and embodiment play therapy, dramatic roleplaying, art and crafts, storytelling, sand-pits, and mosaics, and the techniques and applications of each. Also covered is information on how to set up a suitable environment for play therapy.

Students will learn about the psychology behind self-esteem and self-esteem from a child’s perspective. The course outlines how you can use play therapy to improve a child’s self-esteem.

Many of the clients receive will have suffered some sort of trauma. We explain how trauma works, the symptoms, and the consequences of going through trauma. You will then learn how play therapy can help a child overcome the obstacles presented by trauma, and enable students to understand and empathise with their clients.

The Play Therapy Course guides learners through the explicit dos and don’ts of play therapy. This ensures that the children and their parents get the most out of each session and ensures that you, as the therapist, continue to hone your skills in this area and gain a good reputation, which in turn will help your business to flourish.

We give you real-life case studies, from both the client’s and therapist’s points of view, to give concrete examples of the ‘how’ and ‘why’ play therapy works, as well as showcasing example methods.

Finally, we will outline the next steps for you to take on your journey to becoming a professional play therapist.

Who would benefit from the course?

This course is ideal for those who are either complete beginners to the field of Play Therapy, and are considering making a career change, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of play therapy.

For existing play therapists, psychologists, therapists, teachers, counsellors, coaches, carers, nurses, social workers and parents, the Play Therapy Course will improve the knowledge they already have and pass on some new skills in the area.

This course is also ideal for those who are interested in a career in play therapy, but are unsure if they want to commit themselves to financially and time-wise to a full Play Therapy qualification.

10. spergers Awareness: Enhance Your Relationships With Individuals Affected By Asperger Syndrome

The Asperger Awareness Certificate Course will guide you through a history of the awareness of the syndrome and how perceptions have changed, how it is defined, and what differentiates it from other autistic spectrum disorders. You will learn how it is diagnosed, how gender determines presentation of the condition, and the myths and fallacies about Asperger.

The course looks at the academic and professional lives of those with Aspergers – explaining the implications from their perspective, in school, university, and working environments. Also covered are issues such as behavioural, learning and organisational difficulties, bullying, and inclusion. You will also learn how to get the best from a person with Asperger in the workplace.

The course goes further into the complications that can arise as a result of living with Asperger Syndrome, which include an increased likelihood of suffering from mental health problems and feeling these differently than neurotypical people. The course explores how people with Asperger are affected by anxiety, sensory overload, anger, OCD and PTSD, as well as looking at other common conditions of the syndrome such as Sensory Processing Disorder, intrusive negative thoughts, elective mutism, and issues with anger.

Who would benefit from this course?

Anyone who wishes to gain a greater understanding of the symptoms, immediate effects and further consequences of Asperger Syndrome, will gain a lot from studying this course.

The course is particularly beneficial to family members who may be struggling to cope and need additional guidance. Co-workers and employers will improve their ability to communicate and recognise individual strengths of those with the condition. Teachers and support staff in educational institutes will be able to identify the characteristics of Asperger, provide support to parents, and adjust the learning environment to suit.

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Ultimate Home Education Bundle, 10 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Home Education Online Course

Module 1: Home Education

  • Part 1: Home Education
  • Part 2: De-registering from school
  • Part 3: LEA
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Benefits & Negatives of Home Education

  • Part 1: Benefits of Home Education
  • Part 2: More & Better Family Time
  • Part 3: Cost Savings and More
  • Part 4: Negatives of Home Education
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: The Spectrum of Home Education

  • Part 1: Home Education Spectrum
  • Part 2: Flexible Education Case Studies
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Learning Styles

  • Part 1: Learning Styles
  • Part 2: Aural (auditory/musical) learning
  • Part 3: Logical / Mathematics
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Materials & Resources

  • Part 1: Materials & Resources
  • Part 2: Resources
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing Lessons

  • Part 1: Preparing for Home Educating
  • Part 2: Lessons
  • Part 3: English
  • Part 4: Science and History
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Mastery, Testing, Grades & University

  • Part 1: Mastery
  • Part 2: Grades & University
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Myths & Questions about Home Education

  • Part 1: Myths
  • Part 2: Questions about Home Education
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Tips, Suggestions & Advice

  • Part 1: Tips and suggestions
  • Part 2: Advice
  • Part 3: Tips
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Considering Home Education

  • Considering Home Education
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Teach Your Own Classroom Online Course

Module 1 – Your Subject Area and Teaching Skills

  • Part 1: Subject Areas
  • Part 2: Your Expertise
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – The Science of Learning

  • Part 1: Learning
  • Part 2: Sensory-Specific Phrases
  • Part 3: Memory
  • Part 4: Principles of Learning
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Curriculum Design

  • Part 1: Curricula
  • Part 2: Learning Outcomes
  • Part 3: Formative Assessments
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Lessons and Activities

  • Part 1: The First Day
  • Part 2: Daily Checklist
  • Part 3: Content
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Classroom Management

  • Part 1: Best Practices for Classroom Management
  • Part 2: Cognitive Strategies
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Creating a Teaching Business

  • Part 1: Training Industry
  • Part 2: Marketing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Course 3 - Certificate In Teaching Assistant Online Course

Module 1: What You Need To Know

  • Part 1: The role of a teaching assistant, job description, qualifications
  • Part 2: The role of the Teaching Assistant
  • Part 3: Teaching Assistant Duties
  • Part 4: Communicating and forming professional relationships
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Children Learn

  • Part 1: Child development including styles of learning
  • Part 2: Learning Styles
  • Part 3: Speaking and Listening
  • Part 4: Mathematics and Science
  • Part 5: National Curriculum
  • Part 6: Stages of drawing and Stages of Writing
  • Part 7: Behaviour Management
  • Part 8: 20+ tips on how to build a positive relationship with a child
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Disabilities, Difficulties and Definitions

  • Part 1: The Code of Practice
  • Part 2: Specific Learning Difficulties and ADHD
  • Part 3: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Part 4: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Part 5: Emotional difficulties
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: How to Support Learners

  • Part 1: Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Part 2: Educational Health Care Plan
  • Part 3: Supporting the Development of Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Part 4: Supporting the Development of Spelling
  • Part 5: Supporting the Development of Numeracy
  • Part 6: Supporting the Development of Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Tracking pupils progress; formative and summative assessment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Additional Duties

  • Part 1: Preparing learning environments
  • Part 2: Wall displays, Break supervision and School trips
  • Part 3: Generic Risk Assessment – all educational visits
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing for Interview and Continuing Professional Development

  • Part 1: Preparing for Interview
  • Part 2: Primary School Staff: Who’s who
  • Part 3: Glossary of Special Needs
  • Part 4: Acronyms used in Education

Course 4 - Certificate In Speed Reading Online Course

Module 1: What is Speed reading?

  • Part 1: Speed Reading and Its Relevance
  • Part 2: Understanding Speed Reading by Looking at a Case Study
  • Part 3: Advantages of Speed Reading
  • Part 4: Application of Speed Reading
  • Part 5: Trade-offs in Speed Reading
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Becoming A Speed Reader

  • Part 1: Who Can Become a Speed Reader?
  • Part 2: Factors That Determine the Learning Time
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: How to Begin?

  • Part 1: The Steps for Teaching Speed Reading
  • Part 2: Identify Your Goals
  • Part 3: Diversity of Approaches to Reading
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Step One: Prepare

  • Part 1: Organising The Reading Material
  • Part 2: Tools for Speed Reading
  • Part 3: The Correct Mindset
  • Part 4: Removing Distractions
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Step Two: Preview

  • Part 1: How to Preview
  • Part 2: Two Practice Examples
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Step Three: Read

  • Part 1: The First Read
  • Part 2: Timing the Process
  • Part 3: Repeat Until the Goal is Reached
  • Part 4: Identifying the Nature of the Text
  • Part 5: Keep Focus While Reading
  • Part 6: Annotations
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Step Four: Skimming

  • Part 1: Skim Annotations
  • Part 2: Practice Example
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Drills

  • Part 1: Five Practice Passages
  • Part 2: Exercise 2. Surrealism as a Cultural Movement:
  • Part 3: Exercise 3. History of the Printing Press:
  • Part 4: Exercise 4. Software Development Methods:
  • Part 5: Exercise 5. Existentialist Philosophers:
  • Part 6: Comprehension Questions:
  • Part 7: Summary

Module 9: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What we have learnt about Speed Reading?
  • Part 2: Expert Advice
  • Part 3: Next Steps
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 5 - Certificate In Speech Therapy Online Course

Module 1 – The Field of Speech Therapy

  • Part 1: The Role of a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Overview on Treatment Approaches
  • Part 3: Speech-Language Pathology Terms
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – Speech Anatomy

  • Part 1: Three Divisions of Speech
  • Part 2: Respiratory System
  • Part 3: The Laryngeal System
  • Part 4: The Articulatory System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Language Development

  • Part 1: The Stages of Language Learning
  • Part 2: Bilingual Children Learning Language
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Clinical Phonetics

  • Part 1: The Field of Phonetics
  • Part 2: Acoustic Phonetics
  • Part 3: Auditory Phonetics
  • Part 4: A Detailed Look at Speech Perception
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Language Structure

  • Part 1: Morphology: The Formation of Words
  • Part 2: Syntax: The Rules of Sentence Structure
  • Part 3: Semantics Language Skills
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Hearing Science and Acoustics

  • Part 1: The Auditory System
  • Part 2: The Physiology of Hearing
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Speech and Language Disorders

  • Part 1: Disabilities and Speech Disorders
  • Part 2: Hearing Loss and Speech Impairment
  • Part 3: Neurological Disorders
  • Part 4: Drug Abuse
  • Part 5: Physical Impairments: Cleft or Lip Palate
  • Part 6: Vocal Abuse or Misuse
  • Part 7: Autism and Apraxia
  • Part 8: The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Paediatric Audiology

  • Part 1: Hearing Tests and Screening for Young Children
  • Part 2: Current Screening Protocols in the UK
  • Part 3: Subjective Hearing Tests
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 – Career Advice

  • Part 1: Working as a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Speech Therapy or Audiology?
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 6 - Certificate In Child Psychology Online Course

Module 1: Introduction to Child Psychology

  • Part 1: Child Developments in the First Twelve Months
  • Part 2: Infant Reflexes
  • Part 3: Social development in the first year
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Formation of Attachments

  • Part 1: Formation of Attachments
  • Part 2: Relevance of animal studies in child development
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments

  • Part 1: Consequences of Breakdown in Attachments
  • Part 2: Implications of theories of attachment
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: The Home, Family and School

  • Part 1: The Home, Family and School
  • Part 2: Study of Effects of Maternal Employment on Children
  • Part 3: Father absent families
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Basic Principles of Research Methods

  • Part 1: Basic Principles of Research Methods
  • Part 2: Independent and dependent variables
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Development of Visual Perception

  • Part 1: Introduction to the nature / nurture debate on visual perception
  • Part 2: Bower – Size constancy
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: The Development of Language and Communication

  • Part 1: The Development of Language and Communication
  • Part 2: Outline of language development
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

  • Part 1: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing
  • Part 2: Tests of Intelligence
  • Part 3: Advantages & Disadvantages of IQ Testing
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: The Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence

  • Part 1: The Nature / Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Part 2: Stability of IQ
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Data Collection and Interpretation

  • Part 1: Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Part 2: Mean
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: How Children Think

  • Part 1: How Children Think
  • Part 2: Studies on egocentrism
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Learning Theory

  • Part 1: Learning Theory
  • Part 2: Learning and conditioning – classical conditioning and operant conditioning; including explanations of extinction
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Freud's Psychodynamic Theory - An Alternative Approach

  • Part 1: Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory – An Alternative Approach
  • Part 2: The five stage theory
  • Module 13 Assessment

Module 14: Moral Development

  • Part 1: Moral Development
  • Part 2: Investigation of moral behaviour
  • Module 14 Assessment

Module 15: The Development of Gender Roles

  • Part 1: The Development of Gender Roles
  • Part 2: Biological, social and cultural theories
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: Aggression in Children

  • Part 1: Aggression in Children
  • Part 2: Psychological theories and aggression
  • Module 16 Assessment

Module 17: Methods Used in Child Development Research

  • Part 1: Methods used in Child Development Research
  • Part 2: Designs for Examining Development
  • Module 17 Assessment

Module 18: Play

  • Part 1: Play
  • Part 2: The consequences of play deprivation
  • Module 18 Assessment

Module 19: Learning in School

  • Part 1: Learning in school
  • Part 2: Types of learning
  • Module 19 Assessment

Module 20: Behaviour Modification

  • Part 1: Behaviour Modification
  • Part 2: Behaviour Modification Techniques
  • Module 20 Assessment

Course 7 - Certificate In Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People Online Course

Module 1 - Defining Challenging Behaviour

  • Part 1: What is Challenging Behaviour?
  • Part 2: Where Behaviour Comes From
  • Part 3: Challenging Behaviour in Babies
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Reasons For Challenging Behaviour and How to Help

  • Part 1: Challenging Behaviour
  • Part 2: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Part 3: Tips for Parenting a Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder or Insecure Attachment
  • Part 4: Other Reasons for Certain Behaviour
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - Inevitable or Preventable

  • Part 1: Inevitable Brain Development
  • Part 2: Teenage Challenges
  • Part 3: Punishment V Consequences
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Methods of Dealing With and Avoiding Challenging Behaviour

  • Part 1: Dealing With Behaviour in Toddlers
  • Part 2: Empathise With Your Child
  • Part 3: Reflective Listening
  • Part 4: Let Them Know You Care
  • Part 5: How to Ask Questions
  • Part 6: Teen Issues
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Coping Strategies and Further Prevention

  • Part 1: Be a Good Role Model
  • Part 2: Rose Coloured Glasses
  • Part 3: The Six Most Common Mistakes Parents Make
  • Part 4: Intention Setting
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom

  • Part 1: Behaviour and Discipline
  • Part 2: Global Issues and Concerns
  • Part 3: Strategies for Success
  • Module 6 Assessment

Course 8 - Certificate In Understanding Dyslexia Online Course

Module 1: Introduction: What is Dyslexia and What Causes It?

  • Part 1: What is Dyslexia ?
  • Part 2: Causes of Dyslexia
  • Part 3: Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Common Co-occurring OtherSpecific Learning Difficulties

  • Part 1: What is a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)
  • Part 2: Dyscalculia
  • Part 3: Dyspraxia (Developmental Co-ordination Disorder)
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: The Impact of Dyslexia on a Child’s Self Esteem,Life Skills Development and Academic Progress

  • Part 1: The Impact of Dyslexia on a Child’s Self Esteem, Life Skills Development and Academic Progress
  • Part 2: How are Social Skills and Self-Esteem Affected in a Child with Dyslexia?
  • Part 3: Dyslexia Itself Doesn’t Cause Low Self-Worth
  • Part 4: Stress
  • Part 5: Dyslexia Can Cause Issues At Home
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Identification Assessment and Diagnosis of Dyslexia

  • Part 1: How and Why Children Learn to Hide their Symptoms
  • Part 2: Dyslexia Assessments
  • Part 3: Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Inclusion – what it means and why it’s important, and how to adapt teaching to a child’s needs

  • Part 1: What Does Inclusion Mean?
  • Part 2: Inclusion and the Law
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Part 3: Barriers to Inclusion
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Principles of Literacy Teaching and Learning

  • Part 1: What is Literacy­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­?
  • Part 2: Teaching Literacy
  • Part 3: The 1880 Education Act
  • Part 4: Teaching Literacy
  • Part 5: Structured Teaching
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Dyslexia and Developing Study Skills

  • Part 1: Dyslexia and Developing Study Skills
  • Part 2: CONCENTRATION
  • Part 3: How to Improve Concentration
  • Part 4: ORGANISATION
  • Part 5: Other Strategies That Can Help
  • Part 6: Key Learning Points
  • Module 7 Assessment

Course 9 - Certificate In Play Therapy Online Course

Module 1: What is Play Therapy?

  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Play Therapy: A History
  • Part 3: Why is Play Therapy Still Relevant?
  • Part 4: Key Elements Worth Knowing About
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Why Use and Learn Play Therapy?

  • Part 1: Advantages of Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Who uses Play Therapy?
  • Part 3: Getting to Know Your Clients
  • Part 4: Becoming a Professional Play Therapist
  • Part 5: What to Do Next?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Types of Play therapy

  • Part 1: An Introduction to Types of Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Dramatic Role Playing as Therapy
  • Part 3: Art in Play Therapy
  • Part 4: Creating the Right Environment for Play Therapy
  • Part 5: Stories and Story Telling
  • Part 6: Sand Pits and Creative Mosaics for Play Therapy
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Self-Esteem and Play Therapy

  • Part 1: Self-Esteem and Play Therapy
  • Part 2: Self-Esteem in Child Psychology
  • Part 3: Play Therapy for Improving Self-Esteem
  • Part 4: What Can the Parents Do?
  • Part 5: Your Role as a Play Therapist
  • Part 6: How to Provide Therapy for Self-Esteem
  • Part 7: Techniques Used in Play Therapy
  • Part 8 Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Trauma and Play Therapy

  • Part 1: What Constitutes a Traumatic Experience for Your Client?
  • Part 2: Advantages of Play Therapy for Those Who Suffer from Trauma
  • Part 3: What is Effective Therapy?
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Future of Play Therapy

  • Part 1: Research Endeavours in Play therapy
  • Part 2: Efficacy and Effectiveness
  • Part 3: Current Scope of Play Therapy
  • Part 4: Variety of Symptoms
  • Part 5: Why Play Therapy is Safe and Effective
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Precautions

  • Part 1: Dos
  • Part 2: Don’ts
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Case Studies

  • Part 1: Case Studies
  • Part 2: Play Therapy Case Studies
  • Part 3: Individualized Case Results and Discussion for Anton
  • Part 4: Individualized Case Results and Discussion for Berto
  • Part 5: Play Therapists case studies
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Conclusion

  • Part 1: What Did We Learn?
  • Part 2: Next Steps
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Course 10 - Certificate In Aspergers Awareness Online Course

Module 1 – What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

  • Part 1: The History of Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Part 2: How is Asperger’s Syndrome Diagnosed?
  • Part 3: What are the differences between Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism?
  • Part 4: Age at Diagnosis
  • Part 5: Is Asperger’s Syndrome an excess of “maleness”?
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Asperger People at School and in Work

  • Part 1: Precocious Development
  • Part 2: Why are some children with Asperger’s aggressive?
  • Part 3: Non-Verbal Communication and Theory of Mind
  • Part 4: Bullying
  • Part 5: Inclusion and support
  • Part 6: Employment
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Complications associated with Asperger's

  • Part 1: Dyspraxia and co-ordination
  • Part 2: Sensory Issues & Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Part 3: Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Part 4: Anxiety
  • Part 5: OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Relationships

  • Part 1: Love and starting relationships
  • Part 2: Relationships with their children
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Asperger's & Gender

  • Part 1: The Diagnosis of Asperger’s in Women
  • Part 2: The genetic basis for sex differences in prevalence
  • Part 3: Perfectionism
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Strategies to Support People with Asperger's

  • Part 1: Strategies to support in school
  • Part 2: Social skills training
  • Part 3: Dealing with sensory overload
  • Part 4: The success of mediation / peer work
  • Part 5: Understanding motivation and using it at home to support normalising behaviour in young children
  • Part 6: Siblings
  • Part 7: Relationshipsand Asperger’s
  • Part 8: Strategies to support a person with Asperger’s in work environments
  • Module 6 Assessment

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