How to Support and Teach Children with Special Educational Needs


Author: Veronica Birkett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781855033825
Category: Learning disabilities
Page: 53
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An increased emphasis on inclusion in education is challenging schools to provide for the diverse and complex needs of all children. Veronica Birkett's practical text provides strategies to support children with a wide range of difficulties including: learning, behavioural, sensory, physical and medical.

500 Tips for Working with Children with Special Needs


Author: Betty Vahid,Sally Harwood,Sally Brown
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780749427894
Category: Education
Page: 133
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This text provides practical advice and support for people involved in working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). It takes a broad-based approach, aiming to combine pragmatic advice with theoretical underpinning, to provide SEN and classroom teachers with insight into support.

Teaching Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities


Author: Sarah Martin-Denham
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473918227
Category: Education
Page: 232
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All teachers are expected to have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support their entire class. But how do you actually teach and work with young people in an inclusive way? This book is your ultimate guide with chapters on: Your first day in a specialist provision Teaching, Planning and Assessment Working in partnership As well as material on specific conditions which covers all areas of exceptionality. This book gives you the knowledge and practical advice you really need to help you teach children from 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities.

How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD / ADHD

Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions
Author: Sandra F. Rief
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429397
Category: Education
Page: 464
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Sandra Rief offers myriad real-life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and countless strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all types of students. This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for: Engaging students' attention and active participation Keeping students on-task and productive Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom Differentiating instruction and addressing students' diverse learning styles Building a partnership with parents and much more.

How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior (K-8)

Practical, Ready-to-Use Interventions That Work
Author: Kaye Otten,Jodie Tuttle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470505168
Category: Education
Page: 272
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Interventions for students who exhibit challenging behavior Written by behavior specialists Kaye Otten and Jodie Tuttle--who together have 40 years of experience working with students with challenging behavior in classroom settings--this book offers educators a practical approach to managing problem behavior in schools. It is filled with down-to-earth advice, ready-to-use forms, troubleshooting tips, recommended resources, and teacher-tested strategies. Using this book, teachers are better able to intervene proactively, efficiently, and effectively with students exhibiting behavior problems. The book includes research-backed support for educators and offers: Instructions for creating and implementing an effective class-wide behavior management program Guidelines for developing engaging lessons and activities that teach and support positive behavior Advice for assisting students with the self-regulation and management their behavior and emotions

How To Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia

A Parent and Teacher Guide to Helping Students of All Ages Academically, Socially, and Emotionally
Author: Cynthia M. Stowe, M.Ed.
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780130320186
Category: Education
Page: 368
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This comprehensive, practical resource gives educators at all levels essential information, techniques, and tools for understanding dyslexia and adapting teaching methods in all subject areas to meet the learning style, social, and emotional needs of students who have dyslexia. Special features include over 50 full-page activity sheets that can be photocopied for immediate use and interviews with students and adults who have had personal experience with dyslexia. Organized into twenty sections, information covers everything from ten principles of instruction to teaching reading, handwriting, spelling, writing, math, everyday skills, and even covers the adult with dyslexia.

Teaching and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Primary Schools


Author: Jonathan Glazzard,Jane Stokoe,Alison Hughes,Annette Netherwood,Lesley Neve
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473918618
Category: Education
Page: 208
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If you are a primary trainee, or are training to support children in primary schools, this is your guide to working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). We begin by exploring what is meant by SEND in primary schools and go on to cover all you need to know about your statutory responsibilities in school. Current legislation and the Code of Conduct are covered, to give you lots of information about the content you will be working in. The book then examines the range of needs you will encounter in primary schools giving you details information and practical advice. This second edition has been fully restructured and updated to include a new section on the key theory relating to SEND. Exploring theories and theorist that you will need to know about to fully understand how to support children. Also new for this edition is a chapter focusing on the role of the SENCO in the primary school. Finally, the book includes more practical support to help you in the classroom. Checklists to help you to work comprehensively and information about useful resources and outside agencies.

Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Professional's Guide to Understanding, Preventing Issues, Supporting Sexuality and Responding to Inappropriate Behaviours
Author: Davida Hartman
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857007556
Category: Psychology
Page: 272
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Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This professional resource offers practical teaching advice geared towards the needs of young people on the autism spectrum. Beginning with information on good practice, policy, teaching methods and recent research, the book then divides into key sex education topics that assist professionals in developing their own individualized and developmentally appropriate curricula. Covering issues of gender, public and private, puberty, hygiene, emotions, sex and more, each topic provides an overview of the difficulties that children with autism might experience, discussion and activity ideas and photocopiable resources including instructional stories, checklists and illustrations. The final section demonstrates how to respond to ongoing patterns of inappropriate behaviour and put together a behaviour plan. Aiming to explain and support the child's developing sexuality while also addressing crucial issues of safety, this book is a much-needed teaching manual for all professionals working with children and young adults with autism including educators in mainstream and special education, psychologists, therapists and social workers.

Teaching Kids with Mental Health & Learning Disorders in the Regular Classroom

How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed
Author: Myles L. Cooley
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575425629
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Written for all classroom teachers, this book helps you learn about a wide variety of mental health disorders and learning problems, including how to recognize the symptoms, respond appropriately, and meet students' learning needs. Written by a clinical psychologist, this user-friendly, jargon-free guide describes mental health and learning disorders often observed in schoolchildren, explains how each might be exhibited in the classroom, and offers expert suggestions on what to do (and sometimes what not to do).

Special Educational Needs

A Guide for Inclusive Practice
Author: Lindsay Peer,Gavin Reid
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473953065
Category: Education
Page: 416
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Covering contemporary policy issues, perspectives from practice and a range of common syndromes and barriers Special Educational Needs presents a wealth of information and guidance for students and professionals on how to achieve effective, inclusive practice. Second edition features include: · fully revised annotated further readings and links to useful websites; · a new chapter on Autism and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) · a new chapter on Down Syndrome · updated reference to legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014) · updated case studies covering 0-18 age range This comprehensive course text is ideal for students, teachers, practitioners and specialists, and provides a solid foundation for understanding and supporting learners with additional needs.

How to Support and Teach Children on the Autism Spectrum


Author: Dave Sherratt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781855033900
Category: Autistic children
Page: 64
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Most schools will have at least one child on the autism spectrum, and teaching children with this very different style can be challenging. This highly accessible guide will provide a welcome source of ideas and support for school teachers, teaching assistants and parents.

How to Teach and Manage Children with ADHD


Author: Fintan J. O'Regan
Publisher: Pippin Publishing
ISBN: 9781855033481
Category: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Page: 64
View: 1921

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This practical guide has tips, advice and support for teachers, teaching assistants and parents coping with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The author has many years' experience of working with and managing ADHD children and provides winning school-time strategies.

ICT and Special Educational Needs


Author: Florian,John Hegarty
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335225039
Category: Social Science
Page: 163
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"a useful contribution to the field, integrating research and practice to highlight useful case studies, guidelines and resources for effective IT provision. A balanced account of the pros and cons of using IT with pupils with additional educational needs is presented, along with a clear acknowledgement of the important role that teachers need to play if provision is to be effective." BJET Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is indispensable to those who teach learners with special educational needs or who manage provision across the different phases of education in mainstream and special settings. ICT and Special Educational Needs addresses what teachers, classroom assistants and those who manage provision need to know and do to maximise the value of technology as an important component of effective, inclusive education. The book gives the broader context for the use of ICT in special and inclusive settings, and gives a wide range of examples of ICT in use. In particular, the book: Considers the role of technology in overcoming barriers of access to the curriculum Includes in-depth examinations of the uses of ICT as a teaching tool to promote inclusion Features contributions from researchers and practitioners who explore the development of ICT, recent innovations, assessment, and specialist knowledge. ICT and Special Educational Needs will be invaluable to teachers on professional development courses and those preparing to teach learners with special educational needs, as well as experienced professionals seeking to update their knowledge and gain new inspiration in this rapidly developing area.

Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities


Author: Robert Reid,Torri Ortiz Lienemann,Jessica L. Hagaman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462512208
Category: Education
Page: 308
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"Practical and accessible, this book provides the first step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, which has been shown to be one of the most effective instructional techniques for students with learning problems. Presented are proven strategies that students can use to improve their self-regulated learning, study skills, and performance in specific content areas, including written language, reading, and math. Clear directions for teaching the strategies in the elementary or secondary classroom are accompanied by sample lesson plans and many concrete examples. Enhancing the book's hands-on utility are more than 20 reproducible worksheets and forms"--

Writing Assessment and Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities


Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling,Rhia Roberts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470230797
Category: Education
Page: 340
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A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students withlearning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen theirskills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learningdisabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategiesoffered in this book work with all struggling students whohave difficulties with writing-even those who have not beenclassified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basicskills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includesinstructional strategies to help children who struggle with thesebasics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancingstudent performance in written expression. They explore the mostcommon reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpfulsuggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writingskills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students thatstruggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handyprogress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities andis the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson IIITests of Achievement Assessment

Steps to Independence

Teaching Everyday Skills to Children with Special Needs
Author: Bruce L. Baker,Alan Brightman
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557666970
Category: Education
Page: 359
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Provides strategies for teaching life skills to children with special needs from age 3 to young adulthood, so they can live as independently as possible.

School Success for Kids with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders


Author: Michelle R. Davis,Vincent P. Culotta,Eric A. Levine
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781593634315
Category: Education
Page: 297
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This guide gives parents and teachers of students with conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorders, or other emotional and behavioral disorders the strategies they need to help these kids overcome their struggles and find success in school.

Special Educational Needs: The Basics


Author: Janice Wearmouth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136579893
Category: Education
Page: 232
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@text:Providing an engaging and complete overview Special Educational Needs: The Basics examines the fundamental principles of the subject from policy to practice. This book covers: Concepts of special educational needs The historical development of special provision and key legislation Identification and assessment of young people’s special learning and behaviour needs Working with a wide range of individual difficulties in practice The personal experiences of individuals with special needs Special needs provision and the children’s workforce This book is an ideal starting point for all those with questions about what constitutes special educational needs and how individuals can be supported in practice. It is also essential reading for trainees, teachers and all others working with young people who experience difficulties in learning and behaviour, or who have special sensory or physical needs. .

Literacy for Visual Learners

Teaching Children with Learning Differences to Read, Write, Communicate and Create
Author: Adele Devine
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500542
Category: Education
Page: 288
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This book takes a fresh look at approaches to teaching reading, writing and communication skills. It presents a wealth of innovative ideas specifically designed to support visual learners, including those with autism spectrum conditions and special educational needs. Some children are more responsive to visual stimulation than spoken words, and this book shows how to engage these children in literacy lessons by using strategies that cover everything from the latest assistive technology to getting creative on a limited budget. There are tips for sharing stories with children who find it hard to sit still, supporting reluctant writers, enabling the pre-verbal child to answer questions and helping the child who never stops talking to develop listening skills. The strategies are supported by practical resources, examples and case studies, to show how to instil in children the confidence to create and share their thoughts. This is a must-have resource for special education teachers and coordinators, as well as speech and language therapists, looking for new strategies for teaching literacy.