General continuing professional development courses for Early Years professionals.

This CPD module has been created to support childminders, nurseries and schools in having necessary conversations about ableism.

It is suitable for anyone working in education, but would also be informative for those who don't.

This course is designed to support those who are new to working within mainstream schools (England) in a role where they need to provide additional support.

Welcome to 'The First Year', our early years continuing professional development course suitable for anyone who is wanting to learn about child development or refresh their knowledge.

These modules are suitable for students, practitioners and parents who are interested in finding out about typical development from birth to five years.

This has been created by the Education Team at Tapestry.  If you are looking for courses which will help build your proficiency with the the Tapestry online learning journal, please take at look at our other course category: Tapestry Essentials for Early Years Practitioners.

This module provides information on alternative communication approaches that can be helpful to use with children who have learning differences.

We will focus on:

Intensive Interaction



The course is suitable for students, practitioners or parents who are just starting out on their journey into understanding more about alternative communication approaches.