A practical toolkit for education, health and community settings
This hugely popular guide offers clear practical advice on how to apply assessment and evaluation to sex and relationships education
Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills
A practical introduction to using gardening with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to teach valuable social, emotional and sensory skills.
Step-by-Step Lesson Plans for Teaching through Dramatic Play
Dramatic play can be applied to a diverse range of school subjects and recreational settings and is guaranteed to enhance students' learning and encourage artistic expression. Lesson plans take teachers through every aspect of running fun and engaging story dramas with ways to adapt them to meet the needs of the inclusive or special needs group.
This book provides inspiration and guidance for special education teachers, assistants, parents and carers on how to use lively play ideas to foster learning. Targeting key skills such as listening, self-awareness, movement, creative thinking and relaxation, each game has been developed with the capabilities of children with special needs in mind.
A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals
Written by professionals and parents, this book answers the key questions about PDA and uses case examples throughout to show the impact of the condition on different areas of the child's life. The early intervention options and workable strategies for managing PDA positively will make day-to-day life easier for the child, their family and peers.
Dramatherapy Approaches for People with Profound or Severe Multiple Disabilities, Including Sensory Impairment
People living with severe or profound multiple disabilities (PMLD) can often struggle to connect with the world around them. This book shows how, through enjoying dramatic interaction, they can develop their communication skills, learn to deal with emotions more effectively and gain a greater understanding of their physical and social environment.
A Framework for Cognitive Education in Inclusive Settings
This book sets out the theory and outlines a model for implementing the teaching of thinking at whole-school, group and individual levels in inclusive settings. The model uses a three-tier approach to ensure that all learners are included: teaching thinking for all, working with small groups, and addressing individualised learning needs.
A Primer for Parents and Professionals
This original and perceptive book offers rich insights into what Asperger's means in the real world, for real children, and is essential reading for parents, teachers, and other professionals.
Essential Information for Parents and Professionals
This concise and straight-talking guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder will ensure parents, carers, teachers and other professionals feel confident, informed and able to cope with the road ahead.
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