The Lone SENDCO: Questions and Answers For the Busy SENDCO


Gary Aubin is director of SEND for a multi academy trust, having worked as a SENDCO in mainstream primary and secondary schools, where he supported schools out of Special Measures and towards Outstanding. Aubin has also presented at numerous educational events , and is still a practising secondary teacher.

The book is divided into 5 sections that cover working with pupils, statutory elements of the role, working with partners, the role of the SENDCO and a guide to specific Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

This includes:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Dyscalculia
  • Down’s syndrome
  • Tourette’s syndrome

This is a real powerhouse of a book that is packed with information, signposts to further resources and written in an accessible style. It covers a wide number of issues and provides informed professional support to guide novice and more experienced practitioners. This is an excellent resource that provides answers to  over 300 questions.

Title: The Lone SENDCO: Questions and Answers For the Busy SENDCO
Author: G. Aubin
Publisher: John Catt Educational Ltd
ISBN: 978-1-913622-58
Price: £15.00

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