This leaflet is ideal for people working with children, young people and families, and gives guidance to help make the most of children and young people's communication skills. There are 10 top tips outlined and each is acompanied by a brief explanation of how it helps to develop communication.
The leaflet folds out to be a colourful and informative poster, perfect for display in classrooms, staffrooms, waiting areas and homes.
This single-side document, written by a pupil, explains how he feels teachers should work most effectively with a student with PDA. It was created as part of a piece of work on pupil voice and has had a powerful impact on teacher understanding.
Sense's resource is a multi-disciplinary guide for professionals working to support deafblind children and young people within education, health and social care settings. The resource focuses on five key areas of best practice: identifying deafblindness; providing appropriate assessments, involving and supporting deafblind children and young people and their families; delivering suitable services and providing support at key times of transition.
The Progression Tools aim to support teaching staff to identify children who may be struggling to develop their speech, language and communication skills. They can also be used to track progression of these skills over time or following interventions.
The Tools are based on theoretical information on typical language development and also the Universally Speaking booklets. They aim to provide a relatively quick way of determining where children are against where they should be for their age.
Whether experienced professional or newly qualified, LearningBoosts can be a short burst training hour, or a longer in-depth session. They are your own mix and match package. Created by you to:
Support a particular area of development
Discuss and review your current practice
Develop knowledge about something new
There are three options to choose from.
LearnBoost1: 1x 60 minute On-line LearnBoost
LearnBoost2: 3 x 60 minutes On-line LearnBoost
LearnBoost3: Small Group 1 x 60
The British Dyslexia Association presents a dyslex.io: Dyslexia teaching point looking at teaching common irregulars. Common irregulars defy the usual patterns of spellings or pronunciation and can confuse the dyslexic learner. Katie Cooper looks at ways you can help your learner to remember these trickier words.