Monday, April 15, 2024

Featured Articles

Only 4% of disabled children can go to a holiday club...

How do you keep yourself entertained during the summer holidays? Perhaps you've been playing with your friends or you might even have been dropped...

Government failing disabled people, human rights watchdog warns

The UK government has been accused by a human rights watchdog of making "slow progress" in improving the lives of disabled people. The Equality and...

Animals in Education

Nicola Kelly explores the therapeutic benefits of engagement with animals in specialist school settings. Specialist schools by their very nature support children with often very...

PERSONAL STORIES

POINT of view : Parent : talks about a non-genetic cause...

My daughter has invisible disabilities. One being Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Even though I was a SEN teacher and my brother had SEN,...

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...

LATEST

SEN CAREERS

Speaking and writing quietly into the abyss: SEND and inclusion training for teachers

Dr Helen Ross discusses the deficiencies in teacher training and considers what can be done about the situation. In recent weeks, my email inbox has been...

CPD: is online better?

Most school staff prefer this way of learning, delivered by practitioners who are still actively working in education. How often have you been sent on...

The right course

Effective CPD is not just good for teachers’ careers, it is essential if the diverse needs of pupils are to be met, says Chris Keates

CPD for ed-tech

Teachers need ongoing professional development, says Al Kingsley. Technology can be a powerful tool in the SEND classroom, facilitating new and engaging ways for pupils...

Focus on: SEN casework officers

Ian Palmer explores the world of the SEN casework officer

CARE

ACTIVITIES

HEALTH