Leading and co-ordinating special needs provision within a whole school is a mammoth task, and this book is your ultimate guide to getting it right. By breaking down everything you need to know into manageable chunks, the book explains the responsibilities of a SENCO and tells you how to make sure you are meeting the standards set by the Every Child Matters (ECM) agenda.
- current legislation and policy
- liaising with colleague and parents
- managing teams
- working with other professionals
- record keeping and information management
Visit www.sagepub.co.uk/ritacheminais for downloadable materials to support the chapters in this book, which are designed to help you in your new role. Materials include observation sheets, parent information leaflets, self-evaluation forms and training plans to see you through the entire school year.
Suitable for everyone responsible for special needs provision in their setting, this handbook will be invaluable for anyone involved with SEN provision in any setting dealing with the Birth to 19 age range.