Teaching Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Teaching Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 12.7mm | 403g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1446294331
  • 9781446294338
  • 464,611

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction - Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 2: Who's Who in Specialist Provision? - Jan Patterson and James Waller
Chapter 3: Your First Day in Specialist Provision - Dawn Henderson and Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 4: Teaching and Learning - Judith Donovan, Dawn Henderson, Pauline James and Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 5: Planning for Learning - Judith Donovan, Dawn Henderson, Pauline James and Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 6: Assessing Learning - Judith Donovan, Dawn Henderson, Pauline James and Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 7: Working in Partnership with Families, Parents and Carers - Denise Murray
Chapter 8: Autistic Spectrum Condition - Jayne Littlewood and Claire Sewell
Chapter 9: Speech, Language and Communication Needs - Jan Patterson and Chris Roberts
Chapter 10: Specific Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia - Helen Irving and Sarah Martin-Denham
Chapter 11: Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties - Jan Patterson and Chris Roberts
Chapter 12: Other areas of Exceptionality - Dr Karen Horridge, Sarah Martin-Denham and Denise Murray
Chapter 13: Promoting Positive Behaviour - Bill Ashton
Chapter 14: How to Work Effectively with Support Staff and other Professionals - Judith Donovan and Pauline James
Chapter 15: Supporting Learning in a Pupil Referral Unit - Steve Siddell
Chapter 16: The Particular Needs of Looked after Children - Caroline Walker-Gleaves
Chapter 17: Reflections of Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs by Recently Qualified Teachers - Rebecca Dunn, Helen Lowes and David Nevins
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This volume would be a superb acquisition for anyone new to the post of SENCO or SEN teacher and of equal value to those undertaking postgraduate training in this area. The individual essays are written in consistent style and are exceptionally clear and accessible...

Additional materials, exemplar learning and behaviour plans, level descriptors and schemes of work are available through a special website that supports the book and adds significantly to its value in the classroom. This book is full of practical strategies that are lucidly presented and I have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone working with the field of SEND. -- Martin Edmonds, SENCO This comprehensive book is a must have for anyone working with children and young people with SEND. It is an up-to - date reference book which is easy to read and set out in an easily accessible format so busy professionals can dip in and out as required. It covers all ages and relates to both special and mainstream settings. Written by a number of SEND experts it not only provides the theory but has great examples of good practice strategies you can use in the classroom. -- Lorraine Petersen
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About Sarah Martin-Denham

Sarah Martin-Denham is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland. She has extensive knowledge of teaching in the North East of England in a variety of setting ranging from Early Years to Post 16, where she has developed a particular interest and expertise in special educational needs. Sarah currently teaches on the primary initial teacher training programmes and supports trainees whilst they are on placement in a range of mainstream and specialist contexts. She also leads and teaches on the MA Special Needs and Inclusive Education programme and the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators.
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