PC08 Lets Talk and Play

Wednesday 26 April 2017 5-7pm at Elphinstone Primary School

Session PC08: Let’s Talk and Play

A Twilight Session designed for all practitioners working in Early Learning and Childcare in East Lothian as part of a series of twilight sessions to build our ambition to be reflective practitioners dedicated to delivering the highest quality early learning experiences. The sessions provide an ideal opportunity to develop a partnership network and to share practice.

Session overview:

The session will focus on the following areas and provide opportunity for reflective discussion with colleagues:

Outline Programme

  • Overview of typical language and motor milestones in early development
  • The importance of play in early development
  • The relationship between play and other developmental skills
  • Five great toys to promote communication and play
  • Thinking out of the box – adapting play for children with additional support needs
  • Q & A

Session Tutors:

Lesley Sargent Speech and Language Therapist – Musselburgh Primary Care Centre

Angela Mcleman Occupational Therapist – Musselburgh Primary Care Centre

Places for this course can be booked by e-mailing the Staff Development Team, see below, with the name of the Course, course reference, name of staff wishing to book, their position and their e-mail address: staffdevelopment.ecs@eastlothian.gov.uk. Places are limited (maximum of 2 places per setting) and early booking is advised

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