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Senco Essential Manual

Paperback, 01/01/2017, £25.99
Informs SENCOs what they must do to meet the national statutory requirements, as well as when and how to implement and enhance them

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities

Paperback, 15/02/2010, £25.99
This is a highly readable book that would make an excellent reference guide to all the key issues in learning disabilities

Gift of Dyslexia

Paperback, 28/01/2010, £14.99
In this exciting book, Davis shares the startling discovery he made which helped him overcome his own dyslexia; reveals how dyslexia may be linked to uncommonly high levels of intelligence, creativity, and imagination; and outlines a clear and simple plan that anyone can use to help themselves or others conquer this all-too-common disability.

Contemporary Issues in Special Educational Needs: Considering the Whole Child

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £21.99
To help education professionals make sense of the varied approaches, policies and concepts currently applied in practice with children and young people with SEN.

New Perspectives in Special Education

Paperback, 03/05/2012, £29.99

Communication Counts: Speech and Language Difficulties in the Early Ye

Paperback, 26/07/2002, £24.99
Professionals in early years settings can use this book to focus on ways in which they can work collaboratively with colleagues in order to help children with communication difficulties to understand and express themselves more fully.

Speech and Language Difficulties in the Classroom

Paperback, 01/01/2002, £26.99
Revised in the light of developments in practice since the first edition, this text discusses children's language development in the context of the classroom. The book is designed to help the practitioner to understand the range of language difficulties experienced by children.

Fragile X Syndrome: Guide for Teachers

7, 21/10/1999, £17.50
Fragile X Syndrome is thought to be the most common inherited cause of learning difficulties. This work brings together research with information and advice from teachers who are discovering the best ways of educating children with Fragile X.

Education, Conflict and Development

Paperback, 21/02/2011, £24.00

Making and Breaking Children's Lives

7, 05/09/2005, £14.00
We hear about the effects of early abandonment, abuse and lack of attachment, but find that children's experiences are sanitised through medical diagnoses and frequently the 'help' offered is prescription drugs. This book examines how children are hurt in modern society.

Inside I'm Hurting: Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in Schools

Paperback, 10/03/2007, £27.99
Pupils who survive multiple traumatic experiences of loss, trauma, abuse and neglect can easily be misunderstood in our schools, despite our good intentions. This work includes strategies that provide teachers and teaching assistants with different perspectives, practical tools and the confidence for supporting these children.

Autistic Brain: Exploring the Stremgth of a Different Kind of Mind

Paperback, 27/03/2014, £12.99
Offers author's own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research. This book highlights long-ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom, rather than with an umbrella diagnosis.

In a Different Key: The Story of Autism

Hardback, 19/01/2016, £25.00
Features the story of women like Ruth Sullivan, who rebelled against a medical establishment that blamed "refrigerator mothers" for causing autism, of fathers who pushed scientists to dig harder for treatments, of parents who forced schools to accept their children.

Creative, Successful, Dyslexic: 23 High Achievers Share Their Stories

Hardback, 03/09/2015, £16.99
First-person stories from well-known, successful people who also happen to have dyslexia. The stories prove that, although life with dyslexia can have its challenges, it is possible to achieve your goals and find success. The book includes contributions from Eddie Izzard, Darcey Bussell CBE, Benjamin Zephaniah and David Bailey CBE, among others.

Working Towards Inclusive Education

Paperback, 20/07/2000, £26.99
An overview of key issues and challenges arising from the implementation of more inclusive policies and provision in education in the UK and internationally.


Paperback, 21/09/2001, £16.00
This volume provides essential information and guidance about stammering for those working in educational settings. Throughout the text, reference is made to new government initiatives where appropriate, and each chapter includes case studies, practical tasks and activities.

Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Paperback, 01/04/2000, £12.95
Written principally for parents, this is a book which explains what it means for your child to be diagnosed with PDD, NOS, autism or Asperger Syndrome, and where you go from there. The authors describe the symptoms of PDD, what a diagnosis means, how a child fits into the diagnostic terminology and the diagnostic procedures involved.

Educating Students on the Autistic Spectrum: A Practical Guide 2ed

Paperback, 16/12/2011, £21.99
Practical guide to working with students on the autism spectrum

Helping Children Who Yearn for Someone They Love: A Guidebook

Paperback, 17/01/2001, £19.99
Intended for children who been taken into care, fostered or adopted, this guidebook aims to help children who are missing someone too much or suffer from separation anxiety.

Supporting Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Secondary School

Paperback, 12/07/2006, £22.99
This resource helps practitioners identify gifted and talented pupils, resolve underachievement, develop strategies for gifted and talented pupils, and devise a tailored curriculum for able pupils.

Special Needs Language and Literacy Assessment Handbook

Paperback, 27/05/2011, £19.99
This highly practical guide explains clearly how to assess language and literacy difficulties, including dyslexia, in primary and secondary schools - and what to do next.

Dyslexia-friendly Teacher's toolkit

Paperback, 17/06/2013, £22.99
In this toolkit the authors provide you with the foundations for making your setting and your teaching style dyslexia-friendly. There is a general overview of the principles and practices required, and what the dyslexia-aware teacher needs to bear in mind.

Teaching Play to Children with Autism

Paperback, 30/03/2012, £27.99
Through the use of play scripts, this practical guide helps children with autism, and those with specific communication disorders, learn to play.

Autism And Understanding

Paperback, 17/05/2012, £23.99
The personal account of the journey to adulthood of a person with autism, plus the account of a particular type of therapy which allows learning to develop.

Promoting Emotional Education

Paperback, 15/08/2009, £19.99
This book suggests adopting educational practices which encourage feelings of emotional security, promote trusting and supportive relationships and reflect students' views and feelings; essential qualities for healthy personal and social development in children and young people.

Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils: Maths

Paperback, 26/11/2007, £29.99
Provides guidance on recognizing high ability and multiple intelligences planning, differentiation and extension/enrichment in maths, teacher questioning skills, support for more able pupils with learning difficulties (dyslexics, ADHD, sensory impairment); homework recording; and, assessment beyond the classroom.

Education, Disability And Social Policy

Paperback, 07/06/2011, £24.99
Disability is an increasingly vital contemporary issue in British social policy and particularly so in the area of education. This book shows how governments can ensure that disabled children and young people are benefiting from wider efforts to tackle inequalities in the education system. It is suitable for those in social policy studies.

Children's Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Schools

Paperback, 01/01/2012, £24.99
This book is a challenge to the concept of wellbeing as applied to children, suggesting that it should be understood at the level of the child, rather than a list of things that are needed in order to live well.

Top Tips for Asperger Students

Paperback, 15/11/2010, £9.99
Packed with straightforward methods for coping and succeeding away from home, this book focuses on the particular needs of people with Asperger Syndrome, and covers every aspect of student life - from how to get up on time for lectures, to the art of living with other people and attending to the basics of personal health care.


Paperback, 30/12/2010, £24.99
In the Third Edition of this respected and influential textbook, Kate Wall blends theory and practice with an informative and highly accessible writing style to provide a detailed analysis of provision for young children with additional needs.

Meeting the Needs of Gifted and Talented Students

Paperback, 26/02/2009, £19.99
Intended for class teachers in primary and secondary schools, this guide looks at strategies for identifying able, gifted and talented children and meeting their social, emotional and educational needs. Illustrated with case studies and FAQs, it is also suitable for PGCE students, G&T coordinators and those undergoing training as leading teachers.

Dyslexia in Secondary School:Practical handbook for teachers,parents & students

Paperback, 04/01/2004, £30.99
Explains why dyslexic students frequently underachieve and demonstrates that adjustments in teaching and learning methods can make all the difference, provided that underlying problems are identified. This book helps teachers to identify children with specific learning problems and know better how to help them with their school work.

Guidelines For A Speech And Language Friendly School

Paperback, 28/04/2005, £10.00

Intelligence and Intelligence Testing

Paperback, 02/03/2011, £20.99
Have you ever wondered what IQ is and how it is measured? Indeed, why is there such a premium placed on high IQ? This title intends to provide an account of this controversial psychological construct, discussing the history and the status of the research on intelligence and providing an overview of its development, measurement and use.

Leading on Inclusion: Dilemmas, Debates and New Perspectives

Paperback, 07/12/2011, £29.99
This title critically examines the current theory and legislative context of special educational needs and disability, and explores the enduring issues and opportunities that will affect future practice in all schools.

Autism And Learning

Paperback, 21/10/2011, £22.99

Using Playful Practice To Communica

Paperback, 17/11/2011, £19.99

Dyslexia and Learning Style

Paperback, 18/01/2008, £32.99
* Updated to examine the most recent research in two key areas: dyslexia and the dyslexic experience and the major cognitive and learning styles.

Psychology of Dyslexia

Paperback, 27/03/2009, £29.99
This book introduces the psychology of dyslexia to teachers. Although primarily for teachers, the book will be of interest to other professionals, such as Speech Therapists, who are undertaking a course on dyslexia, as well as parents of dyslexic children.

Developmental Disorders Of Language

Paperback, 19/12/2008, £27.99
This important new text is a comprehensive survey of current thinking and research on a wide range of developmental disorders. Highlights key research on normal and typical development Includes clinical case studies and diagrams to illustrate key concepts A reader-friendly writing style.

100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with ADHD

Paperback, 06/03/2008, £14.99
Provides one hundred ideas on how to support and develop learning with children suffering from ADHD. This book contains lists covering the school age ranges with ideas from developing effective strategies to helping the child in the classroom to encouraging the progression of individual skills such as handwriting, comprehension processing tasks.

Special Educational Needs: A Guide for Inclusive Practice

Paperback, 15/11/2011, £23.99
This book contains chapters written by a range of experts on different aspects of Special Educational Needs, and is full of practical suggestions for how to achieve effective, inclusive practice.

Autism : Educational & Therapeutic Approaches

Paperback, 06/05/2011, £23.99
Critical view of various different approaches, accessible to practitioners and parents

Asperger's on the Job

Paperback, 15/05/2010, £15.95
Over 1.5 million people are affected by autism or Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and this population is entering the workforce unprepared, clashing with unprepared coworkers. This book helps employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and also helps people with AS find and keep gainful employment.

Can I Tell You About Selective Mutism?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Paperback, 15/06/2012, £8.99
Hannah invites readers to learn about selective mutism from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like to have SM. This illustrated book is packed with accessible information that will be an ideal introduction for family, friends and teachers, clearly showing them how they can support a child with the condition.

What Works in Inclusive Education?

Paperback, 01/02/2008, £7.99



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