Disability Studies

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Parent's Guide to the Residential Special Schools Standards

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Written for parents, this guide provides information on the expectation of residential special schools located in England and the staff who work in them

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How to be a Para Pro

A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals

Starfish Speciality Press

This book will be essential reading for all classroom assistants and support staff working with children with pervasive developmental disorder, autism and Asperger syndrome. It provides strategies to address the most common and perplexing behaviours and is full of insights, tips and anecdotes that bring alive the everyday challenges.

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Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

Characteristics, Diagnosis and Treatment within an Educational Setting

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author provides an overview of the opinions expressed about NLD. She describes the cognitive, psychometric, socio-emotional and visual aspects, and also discusses how it can be diagnosed and how it associates itself with other conditions. She concludes by suggesting practical treatment strategies that can be applied at home and in school.

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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division and ideas for improving reading comprehension.

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Making It Work

Removing Disability Discrimination. Are you Ready? - A Training Pack for Schools and LEAs

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A training manual combining a large-format resource with a CD-ROM which provides guidance for schools on disability discrimination, access and inclusion

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When I'm Away From Home

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

When I'm Away From Home is a workbook designed to provide specific information about the individual care requirements of a disabled child for anyone responsible for their care. It includes the child's medical and physical needs, their daily routine and a section which they can fill in themselves about their personality, preferences and habits.

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