Imagine a child who has never seen or heard any language at all. Would such a child be able to invent a language on her own? Despite what one might guess, the children described in this book make it clear that the answer to this question is 'yes'.
This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management and bullying, this book will be invaluable to parents, teachers, social workers and other professionals.
This book guides practitioners to not only meet the requirements, but improve outcomes for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in line with the new SEND Code of Practice.
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.
With case study examples that cover early years and primary, this book takes a child-centred approach by putting the focus on emotional well-being, offering individual strategies for raising literacy standards among children with dyslexia.
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.
Looks at the philosophical debates surrounding special educational needs and inclusion. This edition highlights the critical perspectives that philosophy can bring to bear on the education policy and provides a varied discussion of the issues. It aims to stimulate debate and to contribute to better informed educational initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The father of Nick Vujicic, one of the world's most beloved persons with a disability, shares candidly the mistakes and successes in raising a child with unique challenges - from birth to an independent and satisfying adulthood.