Jack joined Swanwick Hall School in Derbyshire three years ago. At first, he struggled with the demands of secondary school and was always in trouble. He became increasingly unhappy and his mother, Jill, asked for a meeting with the school to discuss Jack's situation. In this clip, Jill explains how, as the result of the meeting provision was put in place to help Jack to develop social, emotional and communication skills and to control his anger.
A combined/pooled budget pilot project was carried out as part of the MIP2 project.
The aim of the pilot was to test whether it was possible for families to work together and share the financial responsibility for ‘commissioning services’ for an element or elements of their personal budget.
Communicating Phonics is a guide to support teachers delivering and interpreting the phonics screening check to children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). The guide will help teachers to deliver the check this June, but also has lots of useful tips and advice to support the overall literacy development of children with SLCN.
Created for foster parents/carers of looked after children and those who run training sessions for this group. These webinars are designed to increase your knowledge of neurodiversity and specific learning differences (SpLD), showing how to identify, support, and boost the life chances of children and young people with a range of SEN.
Supporting materials are available.
This poster, developed for Early Years settings, provides guidance on identifying and supporting children with speech, language and communication, in the context of the SEND Code of Practice. It is free to download from The Communication Trust's website, or you can order a free copy by contacting the Trust.
Children and adolescents with mental health difficulties show signs of these problems in a wide variety of ways that differ according to their age and developmental stages. This session will describe the more common signs of problems and gives a broad view of some of the influences that bring about these difficulties.