A home-based summer programme will continue to be available for children with complex needs where their schools are not providing a school-based programme. The allocation of hours is 10 per week for four weeks, where a student is eligible, and their school is not participating in a school-based programme or is not able to offer the student a place on a school-based programme. To help parents source an SNA for the summer programme in their local area, the IPPN has created a Summer Programme Noticeboard for SNAs to advertise their availability for the programme.
If you would like to take part in this Programme as an SNA but you don’t know where to start, this webinar will help you to understand the terms and conditions and will give you the ideas and resources to successfully run this programme. This webinar will also include:
Presenter Bio: Magdalena Landziak
Magdalena works as a Special Needs Assistant in a primary school for over 6 years supporting children with additional needs. Currently she graduated from UCD finishing the National Training Programme for SNAs receiving a Certificate in Inclusive School Support. She is passionate about special education and would love to share her knowledge and experience in this area with other SNAs. She is running an Instagram page called @sna_zone where she provides helpful information for SNAs, school staff and parents, advocating for autism and other disabilities. SNA ZONE shows how SNAs can support children every day at school and how to help children overcome barriers in education. She was delivering July Provision for children with complex needs for over 4 years. She is delivering webinars for Tralee Education Centre to enhance knowledge and experience of fellow SNAs. Recently she was in the panel discussion at Le Chéile Online Learning during Autism Professional Learning Day for Special Needs Assistants providing expertise from the classroom.