Kate Ripley - Author

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Books by Kate Ripley

First Steps to Emotional Literacy A Programme for Children in the FS & KS1 and for Older Children who have Language and/or Social Communication Difficulties

First Steps to Emotional Literacy A Programme for Children in the FS & KS1 and for Older Children who have Language and/or Social Communication Difficulties

Author: Kate Ripley Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2017

Kate Ripley?s work in the topical area of Emotional Literacy has shown that children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners help children to achieve these first important steps, the pack consists of: theoretical rationale ? long and short version how the programme fits within the current legislative framework baseline assessment details pratical strategies to support the programme evaluation from pilot study bibliography and recommended materials. In addition to the book there is a CD-ROM containing a twenty minute video film showing behaviour to be addressed and intervention in action, a demonstration in powerpoint to show to colleagues and stories to use for baseline assessment.

Inclusion for Children with Dyspraxia A Handbook for Teachers

Inclusion for Children with Dyspraxia A Handbook for Teachers

Author: Kate Ripley Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/12/2016

This book is about children with dyspraxia: developmental co-ordination disorders (DCD) and what teachers and other professionals can do to promote their learning and their social inclusion in a mainstream setting. The author addresses issues which affect access to the curriculum in Key Stages 1-4 and offers strategies to support children which have proved effective to experienced practitioners and can be managed in a group or class context. A key component of the book is an understanding of the emotional and social needs of children with dyspraxia.

Inclusion For Children with Speech and Language Impairments Accessing the Curriculum and Promoting Personal and Social Development

Inclusion For Children with Speech and Language Impairments Accessing the Curriculum and Promoting Personal and Social Development

Author: Kate Ripley, Jenny Barrett, Pam Fleming Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/2016

This book is about children with speech and language impairments and what teachers and other professionals can do to promote their learning and their social inclusion in a mainstream setting. A brief introduction to SLI is followed by a chapter on the main issues for the classroom; how teachers can support the preferred learning style of the children and literacy and numeracy strategies are each given a separate section. Inclusion involves more than the learning experience and so the social, emotional and behavioral agenda, including successful transition and working with parents, is given equal emphasis.

Dyspraxia A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Dyspraxia A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Author: Kate Ripley, Bob Daines, Jenny Barrett Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2015

The aim of this text is to promote an understanding of dyspraxia and movement development among professionals who work with children, and also to offer a text which is accessible to parents. It presents a cognitive processing model of dyspraxia from a developmental perspective, and addresses issues of social development in addition to the more easily observable motor planning difficulties which are associated with dyspraxia. The difficulties which may face the dyspraxic child at home and at school are described with strategies for managing their difficulties. Details are provided of the support services available and how they may be accessed.

Autism from Diagnostic Pathway to Intervention Checklists to Support Diagnosis, Analysis for Target-Setting and Effective Intervention Strategies

Autism from Diagnostic Pathway to Intervention Checklists to Support Diagnosis, Analysis for Target-Setting and Effective Intervention Strategies

Author: Kate Ripley Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/02/2015

Complete with four handy checklists, this practical book has been written to help professionals across a range of disciplines assess and diagnose children and young people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and plan appropriate interventions. The checklists have been designed to cover four key skills: learning style, working and learning as a member of a group, social communication, and social understanding. Along with theoretical background, there are detailed guidelines for completing the checklists and analysing the results. The book contains case studies, in-depth descriptions of interventions, a comprehensive set of evidence-based, photocopiable worksheets and visual aids to accompany the interventions. The author also introduces the concept of the 'Landscape of Fear', providing a powerful insight into the experiences of many children with ASD within a school setting, and possible strategies for reducing levels of anxiety that may lead to school refusal. Already successfully trialled within multi-disciplinary teams, the checklists and guidelines in this book will be an essential resource for a wide range of professionals including teachers, SENCOs, educational and clinical psychologists and occupational therapists.

Supporting Speech, Language & Communication Needs Working with Students Aged 11 to 19

Supporting Speech, Language & Communication Needs Working with Students Aged 11 to 19

Author: Kate Ripley, Jenny Barrett Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2008

Designed for all those who support older children and young adults with speech and language difficulties, this resource provides ideas, practical strategies and detailed information about the speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) of older students. Both authors have over 20 years experience of delivering courses to teachers, Special Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) and Specialist Outreach teachers in different local authorities, further education colleges and university departments. Kate Ripley is an Educational Psychologist, trainer and national and international conference speaker on themes related to speech, language and communication needs. Jenny Barrett is a Speech and Language Therapist with internationally recognised expertise in her field, who now works as a freelance consultant.

Supporting Speech, Language & Communication Needs Working with Students Aged 11 to 19

Supporting Speech, Language & Communication Needs Working with Students Aged 11 to 19

Author: Kate Ripley, Jenny Barrett Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/09/2008

Designed for all those who support older children and young adults with speech and language difficulties, this resource provides ideas, practical strategies and detailed information about the speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) of older students. Both authors have over 20 years experience of delivering courses to teachers, Special Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) and Specialist Outreach teachers in different local authorities, further education colleges and university departments. Kate Ripley is an Educational Psychologist, trainer and national and international conference speaker on themes related to speech, language and communication needs. Jenny Barrett is a Speech and Language Therapist with internationally recognised expertise in her field, who now works as a freelance consultant.

First Steps to Emotional Literacy A programme for children in the FS & KS1 and for older children who have language and/or social communication difficulties

First Steps to Emotional Literacy A programme for children in the FS & KS1 and for older children who have language and/or social communication difficulties

Author: Kate Ripley Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/07/2007

Kate Ripley's work in the topical area of Emotional Literacy has shown that children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners help children to achieve these first important steps, the pack consists of: theoretical rationale - long and short version how the programme fits within the current legislative framework baseline assessment details pratical strategies to support the programme evaluation from pilot study bibliography and recommended materials. In addition to the book there is a CD-ROM containing a twenty minute video film showing behaviour to be addressed and intervention in action, a demonstration in powerpoint to show to colleagues and stories to use for baseline assessment.

Inclusion for Children with Dyspraxia A Handbook for Teachers

Inclusion for Children with Dyspraxia A Handbook for Teachers

Author: Kate Ripley Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/04/2001

This book is about children with dyspraxia: developmental co-ordination disorders (DCD) and what teachers and other professionals can do to promote their learning and their social inclusion in a mainstream setting. The author addresses issues which affect access to the curriculum in Key Stages 1-4 and offers strategies to support children which have proved effective to experienced practitioners and can be managed in a group or class context. A key component of the book is an understanding of the emotional and social needs of children with dyspraxia.

Inclusion For Children with Speech and Language Impairments Accessing the Curriculum and Promoting Personal and Social Development

Inclusion For Children with Speech and Language Impairments Accessing the Curriculum and Promoting Personal and Social Development

Author: Kate Ripley, Jenny Barrett, Pam Fleming Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2001

This book is about children with speech and language impairments and what teachers and other professionals can do to promote their learning and their social inclusion in a mainstream setting. A brief introduction to SLI is followed by a chapter on the main issues for the classroom; how teachers can support the preferred learning style of the children and literacy and numeracy strategies are each given a separate section. Inclusion involves more than the learning experience and so the social, emotional and behavioral agenda, including successful transition and working with parents, is given equal emphasis.

Dyspraxia A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Dyspraxia A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Author: Kate Ripley, Bob Daines, Jenny Barrett Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/1997

The aim of this text is to promote an understanding of dyspraxia and movement development among professionals who work with children, and also to offer a text which is accessible to parents. It presents a cognitive processing model of dyspraxia from a developmental perspective, and addresses issues of social development in addition to the more easily observable motor planning difficulties which are associated with dyspraxia. The difficulties which may face the dyspraxic child at home and at school are described with strategies for managing their difficulties. Details are provided of the support services available and how they may be accessed.