Special Educational Needs in Practice
This title is designed to offer the early years SENCO information and advice on everything they will need to work with children in the early years.
This book covers advice on:
Meeting the requirements of Early Years Action Plus
Recognising the signs of many of the most common conditions
Developing your own SEN policy and what records you need to keep
Supporting children in the early years with a wide range of conditions
Contemporary therapies and behaviour management techniques available including how to encourage creativity, imagination, and concentration through sensory play and movement exercises
Working with multi-agency support, including therapists, social services, and portage workers
This edition is laid out in an accessible, magazine style designed to be picked up to help any non-specialist become confident in the many issues surrounding supporting children with special educational needs.
About the author
This book is written by Selena Ledgerton, a childcare and education consultant who has worked in care, special provision, and mainstream schools. Selena specialises in working with children with special needs, violent tendencies and social and behavioural disorders and has previously written titles on ADHD and articles for professionals in Practical Pre-School and Child Care magazines.
“This book has clear advice and … will be very helpful. It makes everyone’s role clear and ensures that people understand it is everyone’s responsibility to move inclusive practice forwards.” Su Saunders, Senior Tutor, Dudley College, Dudley
“Very clear and user-friendly book, giving explanations on all aspects of SEN.” Teresa Gates, Child Care Tutor, Norton Radstock College, Radstock