Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Special Educational Needs and Disability


Anita Devi is a former SENCO, senior leader and school improvement advisor, with extensive experience in the UK and overseas. She is the recipient of the Influential Educational Leaders Award for her contribution to workforce training.

Chapters include:

  • Fundamentals of special educational needs and disability in England
  • Communication and Interaction
  • Cognition and learning
  • Social and emotional health
  • Physical and sensory needs 

There are also a number of appendices, including tasks,support materials and a comprehensive guide to relevant acronyms.

The book is practical in nature, with each chapter providing  information, reflective activities,advice and extensive referencing to support  the early career teacher in meeting challenges through usable techniques. 

The author provides some basic information about, for example,  sensory development and sensory systems and offers suggestions for developing more inclusive classrooms. 

This is a very useful resource that will support staff development in line with the new Early Career Framework , as well as making a valuable contribution to ongoing professional development.

Author: A. Devi
Series Editor: E. Hollis
Publisher: Critical Publishing 
ISBN: 978-1-913063-29-0
Price: £15.99

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