The demands placed on students with dyslexia can be overwhelming, leading to perpetual feelings of failure, high anxiety and low levels of self esteem. Dr Jonathan Beckett shares first-hand accounts and puts forth a call to action.
Chair of the National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children (NAPLIC) dispels some myths about Developmental Language Disorder.
Students who have speech, language and communication needs are not receiving the support they need to achieve their potential. Caroline Wright discusses the results of a new report that shows a decline in educational practices that support verbal communication skills development and highlights what can be done to improve this crucial area for many vulnerable students.
We know little of the brilliant work going on around the world to support the learning of children with special needs. Here Professor Hakan Sari, along with Hatice Gokdag and Tugba Pursun from Turkey, expain their work on improving these children’s numeracy skills.
Two years into the new SEN and Disabilities system, how do we maintain the changes that are making a difference? A personal view from practitioner Dr Simon Jenner.
SEND provision in the early years has been in desperate need of reform for a long time. But has the new Code of Practice hit its mark? Maureen Hunt explores the key challenges thrown up by the recent reforms and some of the steps exemplary settings are taking to deal with them.
Ann Stacey, head of Aldermoor Farm Primary School, explains the detailed steps she has taken to make the Code of Practice ideal come alive in her school.