SEN CONSULTATION CIRCLES FOR LEARNING SUPPORT TEACHERS
Ever feel lonely in your work with neurodiverse children in your international school?
Do you feel stuck and wish for a more diverse team of learning support and special education colleagues with whom you can talk through your challenges?
Do you crave input from others on your tricky cases or advice from others who truly understand your unique multicultural and multilingual learning environment?
Join a group of international school SEN Teachers from around the world today!
Special Education Needs (SEN) teachers are the backbone of inclusive international schools. The International SEN Consultation Circles were created to support SEN teachers around the world in their work to provide quality education for neurodiverse children.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING A SESSION?
Meeting online for 90 minutes, groups of 5-8 international learning support teachers will meet with Linden's neurodiversity specialists. They will facilitate confidential discussions designed to highlight the rich knowledge and diverse perspectives of school learning specialists around the world.
Each session will feature the following:
Celebrate: Sharing wins of the week
Discuss: 1-3 educators present a case or a challenge
Support: Participants share insights, unique strategies, practices and resources
Close: Facilitator summarizes and wraps up the session
Share: Facilitator sends a list of resources based on topics addressed and wisdom shared
Closing ceremony - At the last session we celebrate what we’ve learned and how we’ve grown
This is your chance to grow professionally while sharing your own expertise in supporting diverse learnings in multicultural and multilingual settings
Navigating difficult conversations with parents
Setting up efficient referral systems
Designing strong IEPs /ILPs and goals
Strategies for supporting children with ASD
Helping mainstream teachers with behavior management skills
Promoting an inclusive learning culture in your school
INTERESTED IN JOINING AN SEN CIRCLE?
We have several groups open in different time zones around the world. You can select a group that works best for you:
SEN GROUP SCHEDULE & TIMELINE FOR 2023
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GROUP 1: Mondays, 11AM UTC
DATES: Jan 23, Feb 27, March 20, April 17, May 8, May 29, June 19, July 10
GROUP 2: Mondays, 1PM UTC
DATES: Dec 5 2022, Jan 9, Jan 30, Feb 27, March 13, April 3, April 24, May 15
GROUP 3: Tuesdays, 8AM UTC
DATES: Feb 7, Feb 28, March 21, April 11, May 2, May 23, June 13, July 4
GROUP 4: Wednesdays, 5AM UTC
DATES: Feb 1, Feb 22 , March 15, April 5, April 26, May 17, June 7, June 28
Can't find a date or a time that works for you? Send us an email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEET THE FACILITATORS
Facilitators include international specialists with backgrounds in occupational therapy, learning support, school psychology, and behavior therapy. You can read more about them here: Stephanie, Ashwini, Elysa.