First Published in 2004. Written in the context of recent legislation concerning disability and special educational needs, this book contains helpful information about a range of special educational needs and provides clear guidance to help assistants give support in schools and pre-school settings. The advice promotes the inclusion of all pupils and suggests ways to raise the achievement of every individual. The following areas are covered: definitions of SEN and the principles of inclusion; the Code of Practice; the Disability Discrimination Act and the implications for schools; target setting and IEPs; the role of the assistant in giving support; working with other professionals and a glossary of terms. Written for teachers and teaching assistants.

chapter 1|9 pages

What are special educational needs?

chapter 4|7 pages

Working with other professionals

chapter 10|8 pages

Supporting pupils with sensory impairment

chapter 12|5 pages

Supporting pupils with medical needs