Friday, June 5, 2020

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 and SEN

Rukhsana Koser explains key implications of the COVID-19 outbreak for parents of children with SEN  School closures and EHC...

Sleep linked to language skills in neurodevelopmental disorders

New research has discovered that Down’s syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young...

Virtual reality technology could help autistic people learn social skills

Virtual reality technologies (VRTs) using head-mounted displays (HMDs) could help people with autism develop social skills and confidence, according to a researcher from the...

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A problem shared

 Matt Davis tells how writing about his son’s autism has helped him confront the challenges they both face

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Hiring teachers during a global pandemic

Recruitment is challenging and stressful at the best of times. When you combine this with the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Stand out candidates

Hannah McDaid explains what special schools are looking for in teaching staff Every special school is unique and staffing demands can differ greatly from setting...

The right staff

Ian Hartwright provides some useful tips on how schools can attract and keep the best teachers

Focus on speech and language therapists

Alison Hodson takes a look at the work of speech and language therapists

Adjust the job

It’s time to address the cause of the teacher shortage, not just its symptoms, writes Lord Jim Knight

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