What Services can we offer to schools?
Dr Dorothy Armstrong offers Continued Professional Development to teachers and support staff. This is customised to suit the needs of the school. The following is a sample of the workshops and lectures delivered to schools in the past:
Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia) - Inclusive strategies.
Strategies for teaching Children with oppositional Defiant Disorder.
Sensory Processing Disorder - how to help your students remain regulated.
Helping children in your classroom who suffer from depression.
Strategies for enabling the child with ADHD to reach their potential at school.
Understanding and preventing melt-downs for children on the spectrum.
Asperger's Syndrome and inclusion in the classroom.
The 'Sliding in Programme' - Helping children with Selective Mutism participate in class.
Helping children with anxiety.
Preparing children for Junior Infants - parent talk as part of school's parent induction classes.
Dr Armstrong has also given advice on setting up programmes and environments for children with ASD in special units in mainstream setting. Please contact Dorothy directly via email firstname.lastname@example.org should your school wish to avail of this service.