Schools for Special Needs 2014

Author: Gabbitas
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749470402
Format: PDF, ePub
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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, Kindle
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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.

Schools for Special Needs 2014

Author: Gabbitas
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780749470395
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

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, Docs
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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
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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 Needs and Drug Education

Author: Richard Ives
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113402522X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Taking drugs is complex and there are concerns about the best ways of addressing drugs issues in schools - particularly for pupils with special educational needs. Many teachers are worried about discussing drugs with their pupils. They fear that they know too little and that some of their pupils may know too much. They also worry that talking about drugs to naive children may raise their interest. Yet the government expects all pupils to receive drug education and requires all schools to have a drug policy. It has ambitious targets in reducing the use of drugs by young people. This book aims to help teachers of pupils with special educational needs to assess what their contribution should be and identify what the particular issues associated with their pupils are. It will help schools to: create or revise a drugs policy plan a program of study deliver drug education appropriate to their pupils deal with drug related incident.

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

Author: Douglas Silas
Publisher: Douglas Silas
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Wellbeing A Complete Reference Guide Economics of Wellbeing

Author: David McDaid
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118716280
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete ReferenceGuide, this is a comprehensive look at the economics ofwellbeing with coverage of history, research, policy, andpractice. Examines the challenges inherent in studying and measuringwellbeing from an economic perspective Discusses strategies and interventions to improve wellbeingacross the lifespan and in different settings Addresses the potential economic benefits for governments andpolicymakers of actively investing in initiatives to improvewellbeing, from the workplace to the home to the naturalenvironment Emphasizes the need to strengthen the evidence base for theeconomics of wellbeing and improve methods for translating researchinto policy and practice