Free online guidance to equip professionals in Local Authorities, schools, colleges and settings to deliver good practice in line with the Special Educational Needs Reforms, particularly for children and young people with literacy difficulties, specific learning difficulties and dyslexia. The guidance includes information on: Effective Practice, School Funding Reforms, Graduated Approach and the Local Offer.
A animated video introduction to autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them.
Created by Gillian Beck from Stranmillis University in consultation with Lorraine McAleer from Learning SPACE, this useful document can be used by classroom teachers and teaching assistants to understand and support children in the classroom with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
This guide aims to:
- promote high-quality teaching, differentiated to meet individual needs
- encourage schools to track pupils’ progress and review the quality of teaching
- encourage a collaborative approach to planning support for pupils who are not making adequate progress
- encourage schools to map the additional provision they make for pupils
This Specific language impairment (SLI) Handbook is a book written by I Can and Afasic that explains what a specific language impairment (SLI) is. This book is for parents of children with SLI. It outlines what children & young people struggle with & describes the type of support that children & young people with SLI need. It also illustrates how SLI is different to other speech, language & communication needs & will help parents get the right diagnosis & support for their child at school.
The Communication Trust have re-developed the course so it is now tailored for the needs of practitioners working across all the different education phases. Users have the option to access four different pathways – early years, primary, secondary or further education. Each course has a number of activities and resources to support learning.
I give this SEN proforma to class teachers. This is a recent initiative which is designed to give teachers guidance on sharing ‘what’s working’ and ‘what’s not working’. From this, action points are drawn. Alongside this, we use HQT checklists to ensure teachers are offering HQT in class.