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Informing children about the Local Offer and their rights

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Author Anita Devi

Date 6th Dec 2017

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In this blog, we’ll explore different approaches to informing children and young people about the laws around SEND and their rights, drawing significantly on the work of the Council for Disabled Child...

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What is meant by reasonable adjustment?

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Gwyneth McCormack

Author Gwyneth McCormack

Date 28th Nov 2017

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“Include me, please.” The student squinted as she peered at the board trying to copy her homework. She looked around the classroom and shrank a little further into her seat. Everyone else was busy ...

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Improving outcomes for children with sensory impairments

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Jacqui Webber-Gant

Author Jacqui Webber-Gant

Date 23rd Aug 2017

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The project Over the last year, OLT have partnered with the sensory support service teams in 25 local authorities as part of the NatSIP/DfE contract to deliver professional development for the scho...

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Making the best use of Teaching Assistants

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Author Anita Devi

Date 21st Aug 2017

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Since 2009, there has been lots of research in England into making the best use of the skills, talents and abilities of Teaching Assistants, to improve learning outcomes for children and young people....

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Why use Sensory Stories?

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Author Joanna Grace

Date 21st Aug 2017

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What is a sensory story? Sensory stories were originally developed for use in special schools. They are concise narratives in which each line of text is partnered with a rich sensory experience tha...

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Do you think like a dyslexic?

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Author Anita Devi

Date 21st Aug 2017

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Launched in May 2017, Made by Dyslexia is a charity that seeks to educate people about dyslexia and support dyslexics. Backed by several famous dyslexics, including Richard Branson and Jamie Oliver, t...

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