Schools for Special Needs 2014

Author: Gabbitas
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749470402
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Special needs provision continues to be the focus of much attention. A growing emphasis on the importance of meeting individual and often complex needs means that finding the right school for your child can be a complicated process. Schools for Special Needs is an indispensable aid for anyone investigating the legal and practical aspects of SEN provision for children and young people at all stages of education. This fully updated guide covers: assessment and identification of needs, statementing, suitable provision and school choice; all special needs from ADHD and Autism to Speech and Language Difficulty and Visual Impairment; where to seek help, parents' rights and the role of the local authority; the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice; directories of independent and non-maintained special schools, colleges and support services; state-maintained special schools, and mainstream independent schools with specialist provision.

Schools for Special Needs 2011 2012

Author: Gabbitas
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 074946416X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Special needs provision continues to be the focus of much attention. Growing emphasis on the importance of meeting individual and often highly complex needs means that finding the right school for a child can be a complicated process. Schools for Special Needs explains the full system of special needs education in the UK, and offers parents and carers a comprehensive range of information and advice on key areas of concern, along with the details of more than 2,000 establishments. The book provides commentary from experts in all sectors of special education, and includes: advice on assessment and identification of needs, statementing and school choice; the role of the local authority; the Special Educational Needs Codes of Practice; guidance on further and higher education; and indexes listing schools according to type of need.

Achieving Successful Transitions for Young People with Disabilities

Author: Natalie Lackenby
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500054
Format: PDF, ePub
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This best practice guide provides a blueprint for managing seamless transitions between services for young people aged 16-25 with additional needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex health needs and sensory impairments. The authors cover a wide range of transitions, including moving from children's to adult's services, from school to college, leaving education and gaining work experience and employment and supporting young people to live independently. They include key information on policy and legislation, the statutory duty of local authorities and health, housing and education agencies, and describe the impact of the new Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans. With a wealth of practical, common sense guidance for navigating this complex area of work in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner, the book will guide practitioners and students step-by-step through the process of managing transitions, highlighting best practice and providing evidence-based models to ensure the best possible outcomes for service users and their families. An essential resource for all those involved in supporting young people with additional needs through transitions, including social workers and social work students, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, health professionals and special education teachers.

British Qualifications 2014

Author: Kogan Page Editorial Staff
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749470941
Format: PDF
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Now in its 44th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.

The Independent Schools Guide 2012 2013

Author: Gabbitas
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749467487
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Every parent wants their child to flourish throughout their education but few decisions are more difficult than choosing the right school. The Independent Schools Guide from Gabbitas Education has been informing parents in their independent school choices since 1924. Included in this most authoritative and extensive guide to UK independent schools: Choosing a school (day, boarding, prep and senior) School fees planning Coming from overseas Independent school inspections (ISI and Ofsted) Extensive directory of UK independent schools Detailed school profiles Sixth form choices, including tutorial colleges, and beyond To see schools online, visit the guide's website at www.independentschoolsguide.com

Special Educational Needs Inclusion and Diversity

Author: Norah Frederickson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 033523951X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity is the definitive handbook for student teachers, newly qualified teachers, trainee educational psychologists, SENCO's and SEN Specialist Teachers.

The Complete Guide to Creating a Special Needs Life Plan

Author: Hal Wright
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006843
Format: PDF, Docs
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The purpose of special needs planning is to create the best possible life for an adult with a disability. This book provides comprehensive guidance on creating a life plan to transition a special needs child to independence or to ensure they are well cared for in the future. Beginning with a vision of a meaningful life for the child, Hal Wright explains how to form a practical plan to reach these goals, how to mentor personal empowerment and task skills, and how to create circles of support to sustain a life plan. He next looks at employment and residential options, and government programs available in the United States. Finally he talks the reader through important financial and legal considerations, including how to fund and manage a special needs trust. This book will be essential reading for all parents or guardians of a child with a cognitive, mental or physical impairment. It will also be of interest to attorneys, financial planners, insurance agents, trust officers and other professionals looking to better serve the special needs community.

A Guide To The SEND Code of Practice Updated for 2016 17

Author: Douglas Silas
Publisher: Douglas Silas
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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"The guide that the Government should have written, but didn’t!" Now updated for 2017/18, this is the comprehensive guide to the Special Educational Needs & Disability Code of Practice 2014 and new SEN framework, which came into force in September 2014. From award-winning Douglas Silas, a solicitor specialising exclusively in special educational needs, it includes and links to all relevant legislation, regulations and guidance needed. As an eBook only, this guide is easily carried around on a mobile device and can be used to make searchable highlights/notes/bookmarks. This guide is for many people, amongst others: - Parents/carers, young people and their advocates; - Teachers/SENCOs/lecturers (both in mainstream/special schools or colleges); - Local Authority officers (dealing with ‘education’ or ‘care’); - Healthcare professionals (e.g. therapists, psychologists, doctors); - Anyone involved in Complaints/Appeals/Dispute Resolution.

Special Educational Needs

Author: Lindsay Peer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473953049
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Covering contemporary policy issues, perspectives from practice and a range of common syndromes and barriers Special Educational Needs presents a wealth of information and guidance for students and professionals on how to achieve effective, inclusive practice. Second edition features include: · fully revised annotated further readings and links to useful websites; · a new chapter on Autism and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) · a new chapter on Down Syndrome · updated reference to legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014) · updated case studies covering 0-18 age range This comprehensive course text is ideal for students, teachers, practitioners and specialists, and provides a solid foundation for understanding and supporting learners with additional needs.