Rehanna Hussain

Specialist Practitioner for EYFS

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Rehanna is our specialist practitioner for EYFS, offering support in Early year settings for children with additional needs.

Rehanna has over 15 years of experiences in working with children in primary schools. Her experience includes working with children with complex learning and communication needs in the early years, and she has an extensive understanding of early development and the importance of developing a individualised plans and programmes from a child centred perspective. Rehanna follows the SCERTS approach when working with children with autism and has implemented this successfully into her own practice, using these principles to support settings with implementing good practice. This has further helped her to support teachers and support staff in developing a meaningful curriculum for these children so that they make good progress against their personalised targets.

Rehanna plans and models a range of early interventions to support learners with social communication and interaction. She works hard to support staff to understand the importance of using visuals and structure to increase engagement. Working in schools, she knows how important it is to secure good progress for all learners and can support in recognising small steps of achievement.