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08:00-09:00

REGISTRATION - TEA/COFFEE BISCUITS ON ARRIVAL

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09:00–10:00

Lecarrow Suite

Chairperson’s Welcome

Jackie Whelan

Keynote Address

Shane Martin (MOODWATCHERS)

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10:00–11:15

Lecarrow 1 (120)

P

Neasa Sheahan

Reading School Principal

The Role of specialist intervention within the new model of resource allocation: enriching student and teacher experience for children with severe Dyslexia

Chair: Theresa Woods

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10:00–11:15

Loughree 1 (60)

PP

Brendan Doody

DES

New SEN Inspection Post Primary Model

Chair: Jackie Whelan

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10:00–11:15

Loughree 2 (60)

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Dr. Michele Dunleavy

Mary Immaculate College of Education

Working with pupils with High Functioning Autism (HFA) in the primary school

Chair: Bernie Kemple

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10:00–11:15

Loughree 3 (60)

PP

Colm Manly & Gillian Pender

NCSE

Assessment and Planning for students with SEN. Case Studies on the three-step process from the DES Guidelines for Post Primary Schools

Chair: Angela Martin

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11:15-11:45

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

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11:45–13:00

Lecarrow 1 (120)

P/PP

Terry Reynolds

DES

Update on the revision to profiles for the Allocation of Special Education Teachers to Schools

Chair: Noel Fox

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11:45–13:00

Loughree 1 (60)

PP

Dr Stella Long

Mary Immaculate College of Education

Using Diagnostic Assessment to inform Intervention Programmes in Mathematics at Second Level

Chair: Joe Flynn

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11:45–13:00

Loughree 2 (60)

P

Louise Barr

 

Guided Repeated Reading: An approach to improve reading fluency for pupils with reading difficulties

Chair: Pauline Cogan

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11:45–13:00

Loughree 3 (60)

P

Carmelita McGloughlin

Mary Immaculate College of Education

 

The challenges that face the teacher in coping with loss and grief in the Irish Classroom – How can we enrich the teacher and student experience

Chair: Laoise Ni Chuinn

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13:00–14:15

LUNCH

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14:15–15:30

Lecarrow 1(60)

P/PP

Sharon Eustace (NEPS), William Donnelly & Nicholas Cosgrave

DES Inspectorate

 

The DES Well-being Policy Statement and Framework for Practice

Chair: Breda Coady

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14:15–15:30

Loughree 1(60)

P

Dr Mairin Wilson

DCU St Patrick’s Campus

 

Learning In-Deed Primary School Mathematics

Chair: Noel Fox

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14:15–15:30

Loughree 2(60)

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Rachel Markey

NCSE

 

Inclusive P.E. for students with Special Educational Needs in Primary School

Chair: Michele Dunleavy

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14:15–15:30

Loughree 3(60)

PP

Dr Johanna Fitzgerald

Mary Immaculate College of Education

 

Looking after our SENCO’s: Provision Mapping to support an integrated approach to inclusive and special education

Chair: Angela Martin

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