This guide aims to:
- introduce school staff to the graduated approach to SEN support, with the child and family at its heart
- emphasise the role of class/subject teachers as teachers of all pupils, including those with special educational needs and/
- look in detail at each aspect of the Assess-Plan-Do-Review cycle
- explore ways of involving parents and carers throughout the support process
A guide for professionals and parents, with chapters covering speech therapy, psychology, music therapy and education and communication. It includes helpful information on the various treatment and therapeutic options with illustrative case studies.
The Fish in the Tree Report shows the importance of teacher training in literacy and for those children with literacy difficulties, particularly dyslexia. This evidence shows that 84% of teachers told us that it was very important to be train in this area. However 35% of teachers spent less than a day of their courses on supporting children who struggle with literacy difficulties. Further just 18% were offered extra training on SEN, with 69% spending less than a day on dyslexia training.
Staff at Lymehurst Day Nursery and three parents talk about how the nursery works with families to include children with SEN and disabilities and to support the emotional needs of children and their families.
Although the SEND reforms are now well embedded, this presentation still offers a useful summary for new SENCos and anyone else with an interest in the area. It particularly focuses on the graduated approach.
Network Autism is a place where professionals share ideas and discuss good practice, helping you to find solutions. Network Autism offers the latest autism news, research and good practice, special interest groups and exclusive articles from autism specialists. Watch the introductory video to learn how Network Autism could help you.
A basic overview of some of the behavioural difficulties that may be experienced by autistic children or adults. We look at why people on the autism spectrum may have behavioural difficulties, the purpose of the behaviour, ways to deal with the behaviour, and where to get help.