Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation


1.5 hours | 1:00pm - 2:30pm 1.5 hours | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation – 9th September 2019

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation – 9th September 2019


Jo Brown



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Course Description

Aided Language Stimulation is an alternative communication system, which can support children with severe communication difficulties. This workshop will give an overview of this system. It will offer examples of how and where ALS can be used within a childcare setting and provide details of how resources can be sourced and produced.

What will I learn?

This workshop will explain what Aided Language Stimulation is and how it can support children with severe communication difficulties. You will be able to trial a selection of Aided Language Display Boards and discuss the many ways in which they could be used in different settings to support communication.

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Know how to use Aided Language Stimulation in your setting; and
  • Know where to source resources to support communication in your setting.


Delivered by:  Bolton Start Well Service, Early Years SEND Team


Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is aimed at practitioners working with children aged 2-5 years and their families. It is suitable for Managers, EYFS Leads, SENCos, Room Leaders and all Early Years Practitioners.

Booking Arrangements

To book a place on this workshop, please click the orange 'book' button at the top of this page.  E-mail: StartWellBookings@bolton.gov.uk if you require any assistance when booking online.

Commitments and Cancellations

All requests for cancellations must be sent in writing to: StartWellBookings@bolton.gov.uk.  Charges will become effective on the date when written confirmation is received.

As low numbers can affect the viability of a course, we have to apply a charge if notice is not received in good time. The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below:

Calendar days’ notice before the start date of the course Fee applicable
29 calendar days or more No charge
Between 15 and 28 calendar days (inclusive) 50% of course fee
Between 1 and 14 calendar days (inclusive) Full course fee
Failure to attend Treated as late cancellation and full course fee will be charged



If for any reason we have to cancel or postpone training, we will notify all delegates booked onto the workshop as quickly as possible. A full refund will be given in the event of cancellation. Prices are valid until 31st August 2020.

Our Main Teachers

Jo Brown

Early Years SEND Hub Coordinator

Jo Brown is an Early Years SEND Hub Coordinator at Bolton Council and trainer for the Bolton Start Well Service.

Price : £ 36

Max Availability : 25

Role : All Early Years Practitioners

Location : Harvey Centre

Type : Part Funded


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