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Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs

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Essentials of Transition Planning

Essentials of Transition Planning

Author: Paul Wehman, Valerie Brooke, Joshua Taylor, Cyndi Pitonyak Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

This book is a quick and practical guide to the basics of transition planning for students with disabilities. Drawing on a strong body of research and filled with evidence-based strategies, practical guidance, clear examples, and usable tools and forms, it guides educational professionals to work successfully with these students and their families) to design effective transition Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and prepare for the workforce, further education or training, and community living. Updates to the second edition include thorough discussion of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA-2014), discussion of funding sources that are available today due to new legislation, new case studies, increased emphasis on student involvement, and more.

Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Early Childhood Stammering

Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Early Childhood Stammering

Author: Elaine Kelman, Alison Nicholas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Now available in a fully revised and updated second edition, this practical manual is a detailed guide to the Palin Parent-Child Interaction Therapy programme (Palin PCI) developed at the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering (MPC). Palin PCI builds on the principle that parents play a critical role in effective therapy and that understanding and managing stammering is a collaborative journey between the child, parent and therapist. This book emphasises a need for open communication about stammering, offering a combination of indirect techniques such as video feedback, interaction strategies and confidence building, along with direct techniques to teach a child what they can do to help themselves. This second edition: Reflects the most up to date research in areas such as neurology, genetics, temperament and the impact of stammering on children and their families Offers photocopiable resources, such as assessment tools, information sheets and therapy handouts to support the implementation of Palin PCI Focuses on empowerment through building communication confidence in children who stammer and developing knowledge and confidence in their parents. Based on a strong theoretical framework, this book offers a comprehensive understanding of the Palin PCI approach in order to support generalist and specialist speech and language therapists as they develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in working with young children who stammer and their families.

Colourful Semantics A Resource for Developing Children's Spoken and Written Language Skills

Colourful Semantics A Resource for Developing Children's Spoken and Written Language Skills

Author: NHS Forth Valley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2020

This comprehensive resource pack, developed in conjunction with education staff, draws on the principles of Alison Bryan's original Colourful Semantics approach to provide professionals with an engaging, dynamic way to support children's language development. By coding sentences using colour, symbols and signs, this visual approach aims to: Teach understanding of question words Develop vocabulary and increase sentence complexity Increase range and complexity of verbs (children with delayed or disordered spoken language skills often overuse simple verbs such as do, go or get) Improve children's written language skills This practical resource consists of three parts: a printed book containing ready-made session plan ideas, black and white vocabulary cards and worksheets; an online version using the current Colourful Semantics colour coding system, and an online version using the colour coding system used by Speech and Language Therapists from NHS Forth Valley. This is an essential pack for teachers and professionals looking to work on language development with children aged four to nine. The flexible session plans can be used with individuals, small groups and whole classes, and can be easily adapted by Speech and Language Therapists, teachers and other practitioners.

Study Skills for Students with SLCN A Group Program Supporting Young Students Through Revision and Exams

Study Skills for Students with SLCN A Group Program Supporting Young Students Through Revision and Exams

Author: Bhaveshi Kumar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2020

This highly practical resource has been designed to support professionals working with students who have SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication Needs) following a mainstream educational curriculum. Structured as a flexible ten-session programme, it takes a holistic approach to learning, encouraging students to take an active role in their studies by identifying individual learning strengths and building a toolbox of successful strategies for revision. With photocopiable pages and downloadable resources, the advice and skills explored in this programme can be adapted to suit students with a range of abilities and incorporated into a timetable that can be used flexibly, over as many weeks as necessary, with very little planning required. Sessions focus on: Learning about revision and study methods, using a combination of visual, auditory and kinaesthetic techniques Creating a study skills folder and revision timetable Teaching command words(words used in exam questions) and exam preparation Building healthy study habits and managing anxiety Being proud of achievements and developing self esteem Setting goals and becoming independent Created to support a range of students, including those with a known diagnosis of autism, developmental language disorder (DLD), dyslexia, dyspraxia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), this is an invaluable resource for all professionals looking to support young adults in the build up to exams.

A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 2015

A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 2015

Author: Janet Goepel, Jackie Scruton, Caroline Wheatley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2020

This is a practical guide for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability. It will also be of use to parents / carers and families of these children. The text sets out the statutory roles and responsibilities for all those involved as detailed in the code of practice and helps practitioners to understand and interpret these in context through case studies and critical insights. It fills the gap between policy and practice for all those working in this area from primary through to FE. It enables professionals and practitioners to identify complexity and dilemmas, understand perspectives that may be different from their own, and provides theoretical frameworks to encourage and support critical thinking and reflection.

Educational Subnormality A Study in Decision-Making

Educational Subnormality A Study in Decision-Making

Author: Sally Tomlinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1981. Based on a three-year study of children moving into special ESN-M education in an English city in the mid-1970s, this book questions the whole concept of mild educational subnormality by examining the criteria according to which professionals make decisions to place children within this stigmatised category. It suggests that the beliefs that the professionals hold about the behavioural, family and class characteristics of the children help to determine their judgements, and that these beliefs are related to their own position within the social structure.

Children on Medication Volume I Hyperactivity, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation

Children on Medication Volume I Hyperactivity, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation

Author: Kenneth D. Gadow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1986. The primary purpose of this book is to provide information about the use of medication for several childhood disorders that require long-term treatment. It is the author's expectation that this information will allow caregivers to make better decisions about the use of medication. This title also examines the importance of evaluating various aspects when medicating a child, including their characteristics, their family situation, and school setting.

Rethinking Special Needs in Mainstream Schools Towards the Year 2000

Rethinking Special Needs in Mainstream Schools Towards the Year 2000

Author: Alan Dyson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1993. This book critically analyses the state of provision for special needs, exploring the problems faced by practitioners and suggesting that the area is fraught with such tensions that a radical reconceptualization is necessary. It considers how the field may be rethought and developed over the next decade and presents examples of innovatory practice which point the way forward to future provision and which are illustrative of the themes raised throughout the book.

Choice, Opportunity and Learning Educating Children and Young People Who Are Physically Disabled

Choice, Opportunity and Learning Educating Children and Young People Who Are Physically Disabled

Author: John Cornwall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1996. This book is a collective exploration of choice and opportunity applied to the broad educational agenda, and then more specifically to practical teaching approaches, the learning environment and learning support. It traces the impact of developing services, attitudes and legislation of the education of children and young people who are physically disabled or who have medical conditions. Using elements of relevant research and by reviewing various methods and approaches, the book moves from the daily delivery of education through to issues of inclusion in schools, colleges and society.

Teaching Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties Practical Approaches

Teaching Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties Practical Approaches

Author: Christina Tilstone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1991. This book provides a comprehensive view of the needs of pupils with severe learning difficulties and considers the attitudes of parents, teachers, administrators and the pupils themselves. It offers practical approaches to assessment and curriculum design; the management of the classroom environment; approaches to classroom evaluation; pupils from minority groups; collaboration with other professionals; integration and stress and the classroom teacher.

Children on Medication Volume II Epilepsy, Emotional Disturbance, and Adolescent Disorders

Children on Medication Volume II Epilepsy, Emotional Disturbance, and Adolescent Disorders

Author: Kenneth D. Gadow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

First published in 1986. The primary purpose of this book is to provide information about the use of medication for several childhood disorders that require long-term treatment. It is the author's expectation that this information will allow caregivers to make better decisions about the use of medication. This title also examines the importance of evaluating various aspects when medicating a child, including their characteristics, their family situation, and school setting.

The Education of Slow Learning Children

The Education of Slow Learning Children

Author: A. E. Tansley, R. Gulliford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

Originally published in 1960. The authors of this text examine ways in which both ordinary schools and special needs schools can further develop suitable education for pupils with special needs, including improved post-school guidance. This title aims to provide a guide to teachers in deciding the aims of their teaching and to assist in the planning of their teaching methods.