Creative language and story
Course Tutor: Nicola Grove
This course is suitable for teachers, therapists, classroom assistants, and parents working with children, young people or adults with PMLD, SLD, ASD
This course will show you how to develop creative language skills in sounds, gestures and words through story. Working with traditional legends we will explore the many and varied ways in which we can support children and adults with high support needs to become active and engaged in story. You’ll have fun, feel challenged and excited, and come away with lots of practical ideas to use immediately in your work.
What you will learn
Collaborative scaffolding - the way forward
Early development of creativity and storytelling: what to look for
How to develop these skills - the continuum from listening to telling
Language, comprehension, communication and creativity
Playing with stories
Making meaning together
“What I especially love about this material is the fact you find a way to make great ideas accessible to everyone. Very thought provoking stuff.”
“I think your work
in this field is amazing, your presentations was informative, entertaining and accessible. ”
Dress comfortably as we will be moving around a lot.
What to bring with you
If you have a spare Big Mack communication aid please bring it along.
Feel free to bring a poem or story you especially want to work with.
A spirit of enquiry.
“Thank you for setting me alight!”
Grandma Nicola is a bit crazy but very cool."
Pupil, Wheatcroft Primary School