This go-to resource provides practitioners with quick, easy and cost-effective ways of improving inclusive practices in educational settings.
Addressing the needs of children with various disabilities, from ADHD, dyslexia and low literacy skills, to physical disabilities, mental health and social needs, the book offers practitioners tips and ideas for ensuring that each and every student is integrated and supported to maximum effect. Clearly presented, conscisely written and easily implemented, tips relate to critical elements of the school setting, including:
the school environment and classroom organisation
teaching equipment and resources
lesson structures and timings
early recognition and collaboration with families
student-practitioner interaction and peer relationships.
Tips can be photocopied for display on staffroom noticeboards and circulation to colleagues. Engaging and accessible, this book will be an essential resource for practitioners, SENCOs and Inclusion Managers working in primary and secondary settings.
Pippa Whittaker is currently Head of Inclusion at a diverse inner-city secondary school in Bristol, UK. Rachael Hayes is an Educational Psychologist, who is currently working for a Local Authority in the South West of England, UK.
Introduction Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) Disability Awareness and Inclusion Dyscalculia Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties Dyspraxia English as an Additional Language (EAL) Emotional Needs Hearing Impairment Looked-After Children Mental Health Needs Moderate Learning Difficulties Physical Disability Sensory Needs Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) Social Needs Teaching and Supporting Reading Teaching and Supporting Writing Visual Impairment Young Carers