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Supporting the Educational Needs of Children with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI)


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This training is provided jointly by the Educational Psychology Service and the Children’s Acquired Brain Injury Consultation Service (CABCS).  The CABCS is a regional multi-professional team including a Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Therapist. 

Please use the following link to access the CABCS webpage: Children’s Acquired Brain Injury Consultation Service | Belfast Health & Social Care Trust website (


This course will enable participants to:

  • Learn about the developing brain Understand the unique profile of difficulties that children with an ABI may experience (e.g. physical / sensory, language and communication, cognitive and learning, as well as social, emotional, behavioural and wellbeing difficulties)
  • Consider common myths and misconceptions around ABI Gain information on how to support pupils by tailoring a menu of appropriate learning strategies
  • Practice writing IEPs for pupils with ABI Understand ABI in the context of current legislation / Code of Practice
  • Become familiar with a number of real-life case studies
  • Supporting staff in preparing for a pupil’s return to school following an ABI

Course Details:

02 February 2024

16 May 2024

9.30am - 12.30pm

Education Authority



Booking Options

MS Teams - 9.30am -12.30pm
16 May 2024
Good Availability