Learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, behavourial difficulties
Day provision only
- Course Start Dates:
Courses start in september and throughout the year
- Course Length per Year in weeks:
- Maximum Student Numbers:
Maximum number of students 80
- Age Range:
Age 16-25 (full time) and 16-60 (part time)
General Description of College:
Landmarks is a non-residential College in Eckington, Sheffield meeting the needs of people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders and behavioural difficulties. We provide a small, supportive and challenging environment to enable learners to develop their independence, work-related and social development skills, using practical and realistic contexts in which to learn and work.
Independence, functional skills and personal and social development and transition are an integral part of all our learning programmes. We offer highly individualised programmes in a range of subjects including animal care, land-based and traditional arts and crafts. Learners participate in work experience placements, community trips and visits and a wide range of enrichment activities. Learning in all subjects is accredited through a variety of nationally recognised qualifications up to level 2.
Speech and Language therapy.
Challenging behaviour expertise.
Working farms provide practical and real contexts for learning. Purpose built small animals, pottery and floristry studios. A variety of community based learning and teaching facilities.
- expertise in meeting the needs of students with moderate learning difficulties
- expertise in meeting the needs of students with severe learning difficulties
- expertise in working with students with autism spectrum disorder
- expertise in supporting students with behavioural difficulties
- expertise in working with students with communication difficulties
- a specialised land-based curriculum
- a range of vocational courses with opportunities for accreditation.
- opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
- opportunities to improve Information and learning technology skills
- a personal development programme
- a programme to enable students to learn more about themselves and how to form relationships
- opportunities for students to participate in community activities and to learn about citizenship
- a programme to help students to look after themselves more independently
- an occupational therapy programme
- specialist training to enable independent travel
- opportunities to develop strategies to promote appropriate behaviour
- opportunities to experience real work situations
- opportunities to prepare for work after college
- opportunities to prepare for further training after college
- opportunities to explore a range of living options after college