Wednesday, August 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...

Switched on to learning

Does technology promote inclusion for students with SEN? Paul Mullen investigates

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Noise annoys: are classrooms too loud?

Independent speech and language therapist Elaine Giles hears too many rumblings in the classroom

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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

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...

Real world recruitment

The impact of SEN inclusion on mainstream teacher recruitment The workload of teachers is increasing, as the growing number of children with SEN and disabilities...

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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