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The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

This is one of a series of practical guides providing essential advice for classroom aides, assistants and support staff. Other booksin the series include...

Point of view : parent : Our Journey

Denise Mitchell highlights the battles she has faced to get the right education for her son. My son Matthew, 18, and has a diagnosis of...

School toolkit launches to transform understanding of hypermobility syndromes in children

Improving understanding A school toolkit for Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) and joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) has been launched, aiming to improve the understanding, attainment and attendance...

The untapped potential of the special education industry

In recent years, we have witnessed autism rates climb up rapidly. According to WHO, one in 160 children in the world has autism spectrum...

Assessment of Autism during the Covid 19

The aim, in this article is to provide comparative information on the BOSA with its scoring approaches, key logistical considerations for assisting CAMHS clinicians...

Mind your language

Far from helping us to move on, modern autism terminology may be getting in our way, according to Debby Elley and Maura Campbell. After parents...

Diagnosing ASD

Srinivas Gada outlines some of the main things to look for if you think a child may have autism

Child diagnosis: the need to be trauma informed

We need to consider a child’s experiences before rushing to a diagnosis of SEN, writes Margot Sunderland

That autism “thing”

Rachel Jackson has won many battles for her son with autism but what, she asks, is she fighting for?

It’s all about the individual

A person-centred approach can make a huge difference when helping people with autism to develop their personal skills, writes Emma Gosling

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