Following his ground-breaking international bestseller THE REASON I JUMP, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.
One day the author's teenage brother Christopher failed to emerge from the bathroom. His family broke down the door to find him unconscious on the floor. None of their lives were ever the same again. Christopher was diagnosed with epilepsy. This book tells the remarkable story of this strange and misunderstood disorder.
Covers subjects that include definitions of autism, the demands of relevant legislation, considering the needs of the family, issues of diagnosis and assessment, and understanding the world of the child with autism. This book also covers programmes of intervention, including young children with autism.
Off-the-shelf support containing all the vital information practitioners need to know about Dyslexia, this book includes: Different learning styles and appropriate teaching strategies; Using ICT to support curriculum access; Assessment methods and exam concessions; Advice on organising work placements.
Provides teachers and practitioners with a framework for supporting pupils with speech and language difficulties in mainstream settings. This book supports inclusive practice by helping readers to: identify language difficulties; plan a differentiated curriculum; and facilitate the development of skills across meaningful learning experiences.
Considers learning models from a range of international perspectives with contributors from Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand and the United States describing how primary-age children in these anglophone countries are learning in the language of their home.
Containing over 100 in-depth interviews with school children and young adults living with dyslexia, this collection depicts the significance of confidence and self-esteem in propelling children with dyslexia to achieve personal success. The children supply their own illustrations; a handy hints guide; and their own advice to educators.
Collaborate, Communicate, and Differentiate! takes collaboration out of the abstract and applies it to daily tasks such as differentiating instruction; communicating with families; assessing students with diverse backgrounds and abilities; co-teaching; and coordinating with all staff members.
Learn how to support students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) with this informative guide. Covering common SpLDs, including dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and OCD, this book offers practical tips for adapting lessons to suit the needs of the individual student and making your classroom inclusive.
Most early years groups will at some point include children who have physical and coordination difficulties. This book aims to help early years professionals to recognize and understand specific special needs conditions and to provide appropriate inclusive activities.
Most early years groups will at some point include children who have medical difficulties or conditions. This book aims to help early years professionals to recognize and understand specific special needs conditions and to provide appropriate inclusive activities.
This title provides help for practitioners on how to identify sensory difficulties and how to respond quickly and appropriately to them. These include children who have mild to severe visual or hearing impairment and a few children who are registered blind or deaf.
A practical book of ideas and support strategies for the induction, assessment, teaching and learning of students with English as an additional language (EAL). It includes ideas such as: setting up a parent conference; identifying and supporting G&T learners; cross-cultural mathematics; and, questioning techniques.
This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome, with a new introduction explaining the DSM-5. It brings together information on all aspects of the syndrome for children through to adults. Drawing on case studies from Attwood's extensive clinical experience, the book is authoritative and extremely accessible.
Fully up to date with the SEND Code of Practice this book explores all the key contemporary issues relevant to supporting children with special needs in an early years context. Combining theory with practice, it demonstrates how to ensure children's individual needs are at the heart of early years provision.
Full of fun, practical games and activities accompanied by charming cartoons for children aged 7 to 13 with dyslexia, this book makes learning easy and entertaining. Written by a dyslexic tutor for dyslexic students, the tips are embedded in first-hand experience and will inspire and motivate any reader to aim high.
These simple and creative activities and lesson plans, created for pupils who are working below national curriculum levels, provide new ideas for teaching science and computing to inclusive classrooms. Encourage every child to achieve their best results through the easily adaptable and fun activities.
Children must first learn to discriminate and label their own emotions before they can focus on understanding other people's. This comprehensive programme is designed to assist early years practitioners to help children to achieve these first important steps.
This informative book equips early years teachers with the kind of practical knowledge needed to effectively teach young children with dyslexia . The author tackles the topic accessibly and realistically, addressing a variety of classroom scenarios.
Personalised learning involves helping each child to reach his or her full potential - intellectually, personally and socially. Written by an experienced teacher and author, this book unpicks the concept of personalised learning and shows teachers how to apply it to planning, teaching and assessing learning.
Highlights that some young children have a medical condition. Although most of them won't have a SEN, it is still important that practitioners are aware of the implications of certain conditions and of the best ways they can offer support. This book is a useful reading for those involved in early years' care and education.
Explains how changes in policy and provision have affected the ways in which young people and adults with autism are cared for and educated. This book offers information on: the nature and effects of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs); family issues surrounding caring for and educating those with ASDs; and, possible intervention programmes.
Written by established and successful authors in this area, this book will provide everything that a teacher dealing with speech and language difficulties needs: practical exercises, information and case studies. 6% of all students are affected, so there is lots of demand for resources in this area.
This practical handbook provides SENCOs, class teachers and teaching assistants with a step-by-step guide to the identification of speech and language disorders, a basic knowledge of the underlying causes and guidance for developing strategies for support and intervention in the classroom.
Schools are sometimes unaware of what support services can do for them while suport services need to perform a credible relevant function. This book should help either party to make ideas work by being aware of implementation and benefit from those lessons learned by successful partnerships.
This series about individual education plans (IEPs) focuses on significant areas of SEN as documented in the 1994 Code of Practice. It provides key principles, institutional self-reviews, and ideas for action. This volume looks at implementing effective practice.
Short and accessible, it explains what attachment means and how to recognise attachment disorder in children. It offers practical advice and strategies which parents and professionals can use with children affected by an attachment disorder. This second edition includes the revised DSM-5 criteria.