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Teaching of students with specific learning difficulties / needs

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Hands on Dyspraxia: Developmental Coordination Disorder Supporting Young People with Motor and Sensory Challenges

Hands on Dyspraxia: Developmental Coordination Disorder Supporting Young People with Motor and Sensory Challenges

Author: Jill Christmas, Rosaline Van de Weyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

This updated new edition is a practical guidebook for parents, teachers and other professionals supporting children with sensory and motor learning difficulties. It offers an understanding of development co-ordination disorder (DCD), and the impact that this can have in both home and school settings. Each chapter offers practical `hands-on' strategies, activities and ideas for managing the effects of the condition as well as providing a sound medical and physiological understanding of the condition to facilitate access to education and everyday living. Each chapter contains: A clear explanation of potential challenges that people with DCD and coexisting conditions face, with an introductory definition, along with reference to current terminology Exploration of the implications of these challenges on home life, educational and social environments Practical strategies and ideas to help the child or young person reach their full potential Written by Occupational Therapists with extensive experience of DCD/Dyspraxia and possible associated conditions, this book is structured in an accessible way, suitable for: parents, carers, teachers or health professionals seeking guidance for the young people they support. This is a must read for anybody looking to support children and young people with this often misunderstood condition.

School Start Storybooks Supporting Auditory Memory and Sequencing Skills in Key Stage 1

School Start Storybooks Supporting Auditory Memory and Sequencing Skills in Key Stage 1

Author: Catherine (Speech and Language Therapist, UK) de la Bedoyere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2019

School Start Story Books support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Through beautifully illustrated stories, children are invited to explore language, ask questions and recall events in order to aid language development, listening and memory skills. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs. Key skills that these books support include: Comprehension Vocabulary Memory Sequencing Available either as a set or as individual books, the School Start Story Books are a vital resource for professionals looking to support language development either with individual children, or groups of children. Each book also contains guidance and prompt questions to help the supporting adult use the book effectively, making it ideal for parents to support language development at home.

School Start Storybooks: Rusty the Robber

School Start Storybooks: Rusty the Robber

Author: Catherine (Speech and Language Therapist, UK) de la Bedoyere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2019

In this colourful illustrated story book, part of the School Start series, children with language needs can explore the story of Rusty the Robber, and the night he got caught. School Start Story Books support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Through beautifully illustrated stories, children are invited to explore language, ask questions and recall events in order to aid language development, listening and memory skills. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs. Key skills that these books support include: Comprehension Vocabulary Memory Sequencing Available either as a set or as individual books, the School Start Story Books are a vital resource for professionals looking to support language development either with individual children, or groups of children. Each book also contains guidance and prompt questions to help the supporting adult use the book effectively, making it ideal for parents to support language development at home.

School Start Storybooks: Nik the Ninja

School Start Storybooks: Nik the Ninja

Author: Catherine (Speech and Language Therapist, UK) de la Bedoyere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2019

In this colourful illustrated story book, part of the School Start series, children with language needs can explore the story of Nik the Ninja, and his disastrous night at Merryville Museum. School Start Story Books support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Through beautifully illustrated stories, children are invited to explore language, ask questions and recall events in order to aid language development, listening and memory skills. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs. Key skills that these books support include: Comprehension Vocabulary Memory Sequencing Available either as a set or as individual books, the School Start Story Books are a vital resource for professionals looking to support language development either with individual children, or groups of children. Each book also contains guidance and prompt questions to help the supporting adult use the book effectively, making it ideal for parents to support language development at home.

School Start Storybooks: Bozo the Clown

School Start Storybooks: Bozo the Clown

Author: Catherine (Speech and Language Therapist, UK) de la Bedoyere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2019

In this beautifully illustrated story book, part of the School Start series, children with language needs can explore the story of Bozo the Clown as he tries to make a new friend. School Start Story Books support language development in reception and Key Stage 1 aged children both in school and at home. Through beautifully illustrated stories, children are invited to explore language, ask questions and recall events in order to aid language development, listening and memory skills. Each book contains a colourful and engaging story designed to appeal to young children, and with language specifically chosen for children with language needs. Key skills that these books support include: Comprehension Vocabulary Memory Sequencing Available either as a set or as individual books, the School Start Story Books are a vital resource for professionals looking to support language development either with individual children, or groups of children. Each book also contains guidance and prompt questions to help the supporting adult use the book effectively, making it ideal for parents to support language development at home.

Learning through Touch Supporting Learners with Multiple Disabilities and Vision Impairment Through a Bioecological Systems Perspective

Learning through Touch Supporting Learners with Multiple Disabilities and Vision Impairment Through a Bioecological Systems Perspective

Author: Mike McLinden, Stephen McCall, Liz Hodges Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/11/2019

This fully revised and updated second edition of Learning through Touch is essential reading for practitioners who support learners with multiple disabilities and vision impairment. These learners will rely on support from their learning partners throughout their education to mediate their learning experiences. The text explores the key role that touch plays in the education of these learners and provides practical advice about how to develop the skills through touch that they will need to become `active agents' in their own development. The book reflects international initiatives that seek to ensure that people with disabilities have opportunities to take meaningful control within their learning and their lives. Key features include: Chapters that support curriculum access for learners with visual impairments Reflections on up to date research studies and guidance for further reading throughout, allowing for a strong conceptual foundation for practice Portfolio activities designed to help implement effective learning opportunities within your own practice Written to assist teachers and other professionals who support children with visual impairment and additional difficulties, this text will appeal to professionals and students alike. It is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to explore the role of touch in creating effective learning experiences.

Learning through Touch Supporting Learners with Multiple Disabilities and Vision Impairment Through a Bioecological Systems Perspective

Learning through Touch Supporting Learners with Multiple Disabilities and Vision Impairment Through a Bioecological Systems Perspective

Author: Mike McLinden, Stephen McCall, Liz Hodges Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/11/2019

This fully revised and updated second edition of Learning through Touch is essential reading for practitioners who support learners with multiple disabilities and vision impairment. These learners will rely on support from their learning partners throughout their education to mediate their learning experiences. The text explores the key role that touch plays in the education of these learners and provides practical advice about how to develop the skills through touch that they will need to become `active agents' in their own development. The book reflects international initiatives that seek to ensure that people with disabilities have opportunities to take meaningful control within their learning and their lives. Key features include: Chapters that support curriculum access for learners with visual impairments Reflections on up to date research studies and guidance for further reading throughout, allowing for a strong conceptual foundation for practice Portfolio activities designed to help implement effective learning opportunities within your own practice Written to assist teachers and other professionals who support children with visual impairment and additional difficulties, this text will appeal to professionals and students alike. It is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to explore the role of touch in creating effective learning experiences.

Dyslexia Revisiting Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Policy

Dyslexia Revisiting Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Policy

Author: Julie A. Washington, Donald L. Compton, Peggy McCardle Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2019

How do children develop reading skills-and when these skills don't develop typically, how can we best identify challenges and intervene? Find the answers in this comprehensive volume on dyslexia: its root causes, the most effective methods of diagnosis and treatment, and the sociopolitical factors that affect intervention. Based on presentations from the seventeenth Extraordinary Brain Symposium, this book brings together contributions from more than 50 top researchers and practitioners, who explore critical topics such as: * Early identification of children at risk for reading difficulty * The use of neuroimaging and molecular genetics to better understand the origins of dyslexia * The unique challenges to dyslexia assessment and intervention in developing countries * Important insights from computer-based simulations of developmental dyslexia * The impact of race, poverty, and linguistic differences on the accurate diagnosis of dyslexia * The current state of teacher preparation programs * Key considerations related to universal screening tools * How to scale up evidence-based interventions for reading disorders An essential resource for researchers, graduate students, and reading specialists, this book is an authoritative synthesis of what we know about dyslexia-and what we need to know to provide better supports for struggling readers.

Multiple Multi-Sensory Rooms: Myth Busting the Magic

Multiple Multi-Sensory Rooms: Myth Busting the Magic

Author: Joanna Grace Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

Multi-Sensory rooms are widely used across the country in schools, care settings, hospitals and homes. Even settings such as football stadiums and airports are installing multi-sensory environments. Nevertheless, a significant lack of effective research has led to a sense of unease around sensory rooms. This crucial book explores the use of multi-sensory rooms in order to ease that anxiety; taking the mystery out of multi-sensory rooms, and supporting the reader to reflect and make the most out of their space. Key features include: Guidance on creating sensory spaces on any budget, to suit any level of need. An overview of the history of multi-sensory rooms, and a detailed exploration of the actual way in which the rooms are used today. A framework for evaluating existing practices and equipment, in order to maximise the potential of the room. A focus on the practitioner as the most important piece of `equipment' in any sensory room. Written by a leading sensory specialist in a fully accessible way, this book is an invaluable tool for anybody who uses, or is considering using, a multi-sensory room.

101 Inclusive and SEN Maths Lessons Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 - 11

101 Inclusive and SEN Maths Lessons Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 - 11

Author: Claire Brewer, Kate Bradley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2019

Create an inclusive classroom for all through engaging maths activities such as Shape Bingo, Cake Splat! and Fruity Fractions, all of which have been matched to the UK National Curriculum P Levels 4 - 8. Tailored to the specific P Level, each lesson plan includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus, movement and fine and gross motor skills, and the activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching maths to pupils who are achieving at P Levels 4 - 8 and Key Stage One as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

Action Picture Test

Action Picture Test

Author: Speechmark, Catherine Renfrew Format: Cards Release Date: 06/09/2019

Since its first publication in 1967, the Renfrew Action Picture Test has been a reach-for assessment used by a range of professionals dedicated to the speech and language development of children between 3.0-8.5 years of age. Widely used by Speech and Language Therapists / Pathologists, SENCOs, and teachers, among other professionals, the test covers words used to convey information (i.e. nouns, verbs, prepositions); present, past and future tenses; irregular forms of plural and past tenses; simple and complex sentence construction; and passive voice. The test provides an Information and Grammar score that can be benchmarked against a UK school population. This 5th edition has been fully updated, including revision of scoring guidelines, modernisation of images and, through an extensive nation-wide programme, fully re-standardised against a modern school population, making RAPT a trusted first-line tool in speech and language assessment.