The SEND Code of Practice focuses on inclusive teaching and removing barriers to learning, but if this isn’t reason enough to ensure your teaching practice is inclusive, many studies have shown that pupils with and without learning difficulties learning together has a positive impact on both groups.
We are delighted to announce the launch of Start with Art - a new way to develop fine motor and pre-writing skills in children. Start with Art is suitable for resource teachers or therapists supporting children with additional needs and as a class programme to be used alongside traditional handwriting teaching methods.
You may wonder if it matters if children are not as strong or coordinated as they used to be? Well in a word . . . yes! Not just because of the difficulty with the motor skills themselves, but also for the implications this has for other areas of children’s health.
We were thrilled to have one of our How to books written by Lynn McCann reviewed by Cate Wood. Here is what Cate had to say about our How to Support Pupils with Autism Spectrum Condition in Primary School book:
We are delighted to announce that two of our SEN resources have been shortlisted as ERA finalists for 2018! Our shortlisted products are our Calming Coins and our book – How to support students with Autism Spectrum Condition in secondary school.
On the 5th November families across the UK will get together to celebrate bonfire night, but for children with autism it can less fun and more distressing. Some parents of children on the autism spectrum even choose not to celebrate bonfire night because their children find it too upsetting.