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...

Antidepressants can harm autistic children

Antidepressants commonly prescribed to children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) may do more harm than good, according to a new study by the Cochrane...

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Parental guidance required

Stephanie Nimmo asks why the NHS considers her son to be an adult when he can’t and doesn’t want to make decisions about his healthcare

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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...

Focus on: SEN casework officers

Ian Palmer explores the world of the SEN casework officer

Adjust the job

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

Switching to SEN

Rob Grays talks to a teacher who has made the transition from a mainstream to an SEN setting

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

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