A continuing professional development (CPD) training session, about creative play as a method for working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Led by artist educators Katriona Beales and Ali Eisa, you'll learn about the development and application of creative play methods in working with children and young people with SEND. Hands-on training in creative play activities will take place in Katriona's participatory installation As We Are But Not As You Know Us, including the use of green screen technology delivered through an iPad.
The session will end with reflection and group discussion on key benefits and challenges arising from creative play methods, and working with children with SEND.
This CPD session is best suited for Primary and Secondary school teachers; artist educators; arts professionals; Learning and Engagement teams in art, culture and heritage; and youth and community professionals.
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Since Katriona received workshop leader training with Creative Partnerships in 2006, she has worked extensively as an artist educator and workshop leader.
She have a wealth of experience, particularly in working with SEND, KS4 and 5 students and excluded young people from pupil referral units. She was one of the Tate's Artist Workshop Leaders (2013-14), leading SEND workshops as well as primary and secondary school workshops in response to the collections at Tate Britain and Tate Modern. Read More
Ali is one half of the Learning and Participation team at Autograph. He is an artist and educator, who has been working for Autograph since 2015.
His background includes social circus, community arts and youth work with organisations including South London Gallery, Hounslow Action on Youth and Albert & Friends Instant Circus. Ali is lecturer in Fine Art at Goldsmiths and exhibits nationally and internationally as part of collaborative project Lloyd Corporation. Read More
Everyone is welcome at Autograph. You can expect a friendly and inclusive experience during your visit. Our building is accessible, with step-free access to all spaces. Accessible, unisex toilets are on all floors.
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This event will be seated, with some walking and standing during the hands-on activities. When you book a ticket, you can let us know of any access needs you may have for this event.
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Please note that photography and/or filming may take place at this event. Images from this event may be used by Autograph and external press for marketing and promotional use, including: printed and online publicity, social media, press releases, or other use.
Banner image: From a Family Workshop for Children with SEND at Autograph, London.
Page images, from top: 1) From a Family Workshop for Children with SEND at Autograph, London. 2) Courtesy Submit to Love Studios / Headway East London. 3) Katriona Beales. 4) Ali Eisa. Photograph by Jailakon, 2018. 4) Entrance to Autograph. Photograph by Zoë Maxwell.