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Teaching and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Primary Schools

Teaching and Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Primary Schools

Second Edition

February 2017 | 208 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE
If you are a primary trainee, or are training to support children in primary schools, this is your guide to working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).  

We begin by exploring what is meant by SEND in primary schools and go on to cover all you need to know about your statutory responsibilities in school.  Current legislation and the Code of Conduct are covered, to give you lots of information about the content you will be working in.  The book then examines the range of needs you will encounter in primary schools giving you details information and practical advice.

This second edition has been fully restructured and updated to include a new section on the key theory relating to SEND.  Exploring theories and theorist that you will need to know about to fully understand how to support children.  Also new for this edition is a chapter focusing on the role of the SENCO in the primary school.  Finally, the book includes more practical support to help you in the classroom.  Checklists to help you to work comprehensively and information about useful resources and outside agencies.
PART 1 Understanding Special Educational Needs
1. What do we mean by 'special educational needs' in primary schools?
PART 2 Theory
2. Inclusive education: theoretical perspectives
PART 3 Supporting children with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties
3. Understanding behavioural, emotional and social difficulties
4. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
5. Dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia
6. Supporting children with autistic spectrum disorders
7. Visual and hearing impairment
8. Speech, language and communication difficulties
9. Identification and assessment
10. An inclusive classroom
11. Practical strategies for supporting and teaching children with special educational needs and disabilities
12. School based training
13. The role of the SENCO

This is a considered book for trainee and newly qualified teachers...encouraging the new-to-teaching practitioner to reflect on provision for special educational needs and develop quality responses. All primary schools supporting initial teacher training should have a copy in the library.

John Perry
Nasen: Special

Jonathan Glazzard

Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education, Head of Children, Education and Communities, Edge Hill University. More About Author

Jane Stokoe

Jane Stokoe has over thirty years experience as a primary school teacher. She has spent almost 20 years in Early Years and Key Stage 1, and is passionate about her role as a classroom practitioner with young children. More About Author

Alison Hughes

Alison Hughes is a part-time Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Early Primary Education with QTS programme at the University of Huddersfield. She was formally a Headteacher for eleven years. She is passionate about sharing her experiences of excellent practice and research with trainee teachers. More About Author

Annette Netherwood

Annette Netherwood has had extensive experience of teaching special educational needs pupils. She obtained her MA inAction Research through exploring effective teaching and learning methods for SEND pupils. She has been a research associate for the National College for School Leadership. Annette has recently retired from teaching and is currently studying for her Education Doctorate at the University of Sheffield. More About Author

Lesley Neve

Lesley Neve has extensive experience of working with pupils with SEN in primary and secondary schools and now works as a Senior Lecturer in Education. More About Author

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ISBN: 9789386062598