Course objectives:

To develop an understanding of the hierarchy of skills required for tactile graphics
To consider a range of activities and how to use them in supporting the development of tactile skills within the child’s day to day curriculum

The course covers:

The one day workshop will look at the hierarchy of skills for accessing tactile graphics. Goals for development, activities, resource suggestions, observation points and checklists for each stage of development will be supported by a wide range of practical examples and resources to help the practitioner to understand how to deliver a programme to the children they support.

Stages of development the course will cover:
1.Real object understanding and concept development
2. Understanding of 3D models
3. Understanding of 2D models
4. Understanding of symbolic representation
5. Tactile discrimination and fine motor skills

Practitioners will leave with a comprehensive download resource pack

Course date: Tuesday 30th April 2019


Venue: Positive Eye Ltd, 48 Royden Road, Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 7LP (3 miles from J23 of the M6)


The resource is presented in a clear way that is easy to understand and follow. Any professional used to following the national curriculum would be able to quickly use this document, and identify the relevant aspects of the curriculum they might be looking to adapt to specific children

Class teacher, Caroline McAleavy tells how Positive Outcomes for Children with SEND will support her teaching