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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

Dealing with Feeling: An Emotional Literacy Curriculum for Children Aged 7-13 2ed

Paperback, 03/10/2007, £35.99
This text provides teachers of children aged 7-14 with structured opportunities to develop their emotional literacy and emotional well-being. It is firmly supported by a wealth of research which links children's mental and physical health to the development of emotional literacy.

Iris Grace: The Story of a Little Girl Whose Talent Unlocked Her Silent World

Hardback, 25/02/2016, £16.99
Iris Grace is six years old and severely autistic. For the first few years of her life she barely communicated at all - she hardly ever looked up when her parents walked into a room, she rarely smiled or spoke. Her mother Arabella despaired - Iris seemed to be trapped in her own world, unreachable.

Autism : Educational & Therapeutic Approaches

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

Sage Handbook of Dyslexia

Paperback, 18/11/2008, £95.00
This handbook provides researchers and other professionals with the most up-to-date cutting edge practices in dyslexia from research and practitioner perspectives.

Teaching Gifted and Talented Pupils in the Primary School: A Practical Guide

Paperback, 07/06/2005, £22.99
How can we provide challenges for the gifted and talented primary school pupil in an inclusive classroom setting? This book shows the busy teacher how to challenge able children in their mixed-ability class - where time and resources are usually limited. It includes sections on creating a working environment that helps more able pupils to thrive.

Action Research for Inclusive Education

Paperback, 19/02/2004, £18.99
Can action research make the project of inclusive education easier? This book provides a practical guide to ways in which research can genuinely help dismantle discriminatory and exclusionary practices. It has insider accounts of action research to help challenge readers' assumptions.

Disabled Students in Higher Education: Perspectives on Widening Access and Changing Policy

Paperback, 30/06/2005, £35.99
"Disabled Students in Higher Education" will make fascinating reading for students of education, social policy, politics, and disability studies, and for those working towards accredited university teacher status.

Education, Exclusion and Citizenship

Paperback, 18/03/1999, £29.99
This book provides a hard-hitting account of the realities of exclusion and examines the behaviour which typically results in exclusion.

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

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

Teaching Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Paperback, 19/03/2015, £23.99
A succinct, clear guide to working with pupils (birth to 25 years) with special educational needs and disabilities, providing suggested strategies and examples of lesson plans as well as detailed advice on sources of further information.

100 ideas for Dyspraxia & DCD

Paperback, 08/03/2007, £11.99
Provides those working with dyspraxic and DCD children hundred ideas of how to support and develop their learning. This guide includes lists which cover the entire school age range and range from developing fine and gross motor skills to preparing children for their next transition either to the next stage of schooling or for their future careers.

Communication Disorders in the Classroom

Paperback, 12/09/2005, £31.99
The authors cover a range of impairments found in school-age children with suggestions for teacher intervention. Topics include legal issues, development of language and phonology, voice disorders and much more.

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.

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.

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.

Dyslexia Debate

Paperback, 24/03/2014, £19.99
An examination of how we use the term 'dyslexia' and how this may undermine aid for struggling readers.

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.

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.


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.


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.

Autism and Intensive Interaction

15/04/2010, £19.99
This three part film follows Phoebe Caldwell as she works with children. It charts their journey from initial rejection to intimate interaction. Phoebe demonstrates how, by using the child's own body language and sounds, a 'conversation' can be developed with children who are unable to use conventional communicative methods.

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.

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.

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.

Reflective Reader: Primary Special Educational Needs

Paperback, 20/09/2005, £14.00
Reflective Readers take a new approach to providing trainee teachers with challenging and topical theory in a structure which will underpin their reflective learning and practice.

Genius!: Nurturing the Spirit of the Wild, Odd & Oppositional Child

Paperback, 08/11/2005, £12.99
Drawing on their experiences with their son, who has TS, the authors offer strategies for creating an affirmative social and emotional environment that unlocks the potential genius in 'neurologically eccentric' children. They discuss identifying the signs of giftedness, providing care and mentoring, and using medication with due consideration.

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.

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.

Guidelines For A Speech And Language Friendly School

Paperback, 28/04/2005, £10.00

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.

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.

How to Help Your Autistic Spectrum Child

Paperback, 12/10/2015, £12.99
Many books will tell you the latest theories about what causes Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ranging from severe autism to Aspergers syndrome, but what you really want to know is how to get a good night's sleep, or find time for your other children. This supportive guide helps parents understand their ASD child and offers practical advice.

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.


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