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Understanding the needs of children and young people with MSI - Day 1

Mon 29 01 2018 10:00 - 16:00


NatSIP, working together with Bradford Sensory Service, is pleased to offer a new 2-day training course Understanding the needs of chilldren and young people with multi-sensory impairment.  Booking for this course will open early in 2018.

Dates: Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January 2018
Time: 09:30 - 15:30

The Midland Hotel
Forster Square
Bradford BD1 4HU

Booking: Open now


This two‐day training course is for teaching assistants and other education professionals working with deafblind/multi-sensory impaired children and young people in mainstream settings.


Kate Challis works as a specialist teacher for children and young people with multi‐sensory impairment as part of the Bradford Children’s Services Access and Inclusion

Bev Mars (NatSIP Associate) has worked in both local authorities and the voluntary sector with deafblind/multi‐sensory impaired children, and currently works as a SENCO in a mainstream primary school.

Course content:

  • An understanding of the basic causes and impact of deafblindness/multi‐sensory impairment
  • Exploring how combined vision and hearing loss impacts on learning
  • Recognising the impact of sensory integration difficulties on learners
  • Strategies for developing communication skills
  • Developing social and emotional interaction
  • How to mange a classroom for a deafblind/MSI learner
  • Provision and roles and responsibilities


The cost for the two day course including lunch and refreshments is:

  • £100/delegate

reduced to

  • £50/delegate for NatSIP‐affiliated organisations.

Course places are strictly limited to 20, so early booking is advised.

For more information, see the available documents below or contact Bev Mars:  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Available Documents;