Whole-School Guide to Special Educational Needs: A directory of learning difficulties, disabilities and activities

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Whole-School Guide to Special Educational Needs
RRP£36.00
Offer Price£30.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
978-1-907567-10-0
Published: 
Mar 2010

Introduction

Whole-School Guide to Special Educational Needs: A directory of learning difficulties, disabilities and activities will give you essential background knowledge to help you provide for pupils with particular learning difficulties or disabilities.

This easy-to-use guide will instil confidence in all your staff working with SEN students by giving them all the information they need to plan and deliver appropriate support. Providing all of the basic information that a SENCO and the whole staff team will need in one place, this eBook will save you time in your busy day.

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

Benefits

  • Instant access to information for all staff, when you upload to your learning platform or intranet
  • A-Z background to many conditions, syndromes and disabilities to help you ensure the best provision for all your pupils
  • Updated web directory of support organisations so that you and your colleagues will be able to find sources of help and advice, quickly and easily
  • A guide to differentiation which will enable you to enhance or refresh classroom practice

Summary of contents

This new eBook provides you with basic medical information written in plain English, a special educational needs jargon-buster and activities for developing specific skills in the classroom. You will find essential information about learning difficulties and disabilities, and get immediate guidance on providing for pupils with SEN. The suggested activities will enable you to focus on developing specific skills with individual learners – such as spatial awareness, perception, memory and motor skills.

The eBook includes an updated web directory of support organisations so that you and your colleagues will be able to find sources of help and advice, quickly and easily. Also provided is a guide to differentiation which will enable you to enhance or refresh classroom practice.

Whole-School Guide to Special Educational Needs: A directory of learning difficulties, disabilities and activities is quick and easy to use and comes complete with a site licence so you can:

  • upload to your school’s staff learning environment or intranet
  • download to school staff laptops or individual PCs
  • print and photocopy as many times as you wish within the school
  • ensure that everyone has access to the information in the eBook, whenever they need it

Sections include:

  • Jargonbuster – to share with all staff and help them negotiate SEN jargon
  • A-Z of learning difficulties and disabilities – valuable background information to build up your awareness of particular conditions, syndromes and disabilities
  • Differentiation – practical ways of differentiating for learners in the classroom
  • Activities for developing specific skills – suggestions and ideas for overcoming learning obstacles and helping your pupils reach their potential
  • Web directory – an extensive list of support organisations for help with providing for pupils, obtaining support and finding out more.

Chapter breakdown

Sections include:
• Jargonbuster – to share with all staff and help them negotiate SEN jargon
• A-Z of learning difficulties and disabilities – valuable background information to build up your awareness of particular conditions, syndromes and disabilities
• Differentiation – practical ways of differentiating for learners in the classroom
• Activities for developing specific skills – suggestions and ideas for overcoming learning obstacles and helping your pupils reach their potential
• Web directory – an extensive list of support organisations for help with providing for pupils, obtaining support and finding out more.

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

This eBook is adapted from the bestselling spiralbound book, A-Z of Special Needs for Every Teacher. The eBook is provided both as PDF and ePub files for efficient printing as well as searchable viewing on-screen. One purchase covers the whole school.

Delivery

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