Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning

Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning

The one day course has been devised primarily for teachers who intend to use the INPP School Intervention Programme. The course comprises:

INPP Developmental Movement Programme for use in Schools has been designed specifically to be used in schools with groups of children over the course of one academic year. Exercises from the INPP programme for schools should not be used out of context with individual children.

Morning session: (4 hours)

Introduction

Signs and symptoms of movement disorders in the classroom.

The role of movement in sensory perception and coordination.

Links between specific learning difficulties and sensory-motor dysfunction.

What is Neuro-Developmental Delay?

Primitive reflexes as signposts of maturity in the functioning of the central nervous system and measures of improvement following an intervention programme.

Instruction in the use of The INPP Screening Test.

Afternoon Session: (2 hours)

Instruction and group participation in how to implement the INPP School Intervention Programme.

Requirements for implementation of the INPP Programme in Schools:

Dedicated staffing by a teacher who has attended the INPP Day course, to cover:

15 minutes' assessment per child at the beginning and the end of the programme

Supervision by class teacher of exercises for 10 minutes per day, 5 days a week for a minimum of 1 academic year.

The programme has been designed to be used either with an entire class of children or selected groups of children as required.

Kb-Insights runs this course 2 times a year. Individual arrangements can be made with schools who want to have in-house training as part of their CPD programme or coordinate this among a group of schools.

The fee for teachers attending the full day on an individual basis is £180 for the day including the course manual (RRP £60). Morning coffee and tea are included. Lunch is not included.

Manual owners may request a £50 reduction on the above fees, provided they bring a copy of the manual to the training session.

Where in-house training is arranged the number of manuals required can be discussed. The school may wish to arrange purchase of the manuals to get the VAT back on the purchase.

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