A to Z of SEND

A to Z of SEND is Gemma's latest publication.

 

This is a hyperlinked and regularly updated list of resources, as referred to in the book.

A to Z of SEND is a practical dictionary of specialist terms and an essential tool for anyone who supports children and young people with additional needs, in any capacity.

Whether you are a parent/carer trying to navigate the minefield of jargon and acronyms, or you work with young people with special educational needs, A-Z of SEND will inform you of the pertinent key terms, conditions, specialists, external agencies and strategies to help you effectively support the most vulnerable young people.

Useful Resources

Websites

 

Access Arrangements and Reasonable Adjustments (JCQ)

https://www.jcq.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AA-regs-2020-2021-version-for-website.pdf

 

ADHD Foundation

https://www.adhdfoundation.org.uk/

 

Dyslexic Fonts – Tes Article

https://www.tes.com/news/does-comic-sans-really-help-dyslexic-learners

 

Engagement Model – Guidance from the Standards and Testing Agency

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-engagement-model

 

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity

https://www.helenarkell.org.uk/

 

Legal Advice

https://www.ipsea.org.uk or

https://www.senexpertsolicitors.co.uk/

 

Muscular Dystrophy (different types)

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/muscular-dystrophy/types/

 

Maximising the Practice/Impact of Teaching Assistants

http://maximisingtas.co.uk/

 

NASEN

https://www.nasen.org.uk/

 

National Autistic Society

https://www.autism.org.uk/

 

Neurodiversity (Atlantic article by Harvey Blume)

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1998/09/neurodiversity/305909/

 

Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled Pupils (Equality Commission) https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/reasonable_adjustments_for_disabled_pupils_1.pdf

 

Rose Report (full title: Identifying and Teaching Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties - 2009)

https://dera.ioe.ac.uk/14790/7/00659-2009DOM-EN_Redacted.pdf

 

SEND Code of Practice

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/398815/SEND_Code_of_Practice_January_2015.pdf

 

Vocabulary Acquisition LARA

http://pc.rhul.ac.uk/sites/lara/

 

Working Memory (Gathercole and Alloway 2007 Paper)

https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/WM-classroom-guide.pdf

 

Books

 

Cowne et al (2015) The SENCO Handbook (Sixth Edition). Routledge: Abingdon

Webster et al (2015) Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (Second Addition). Routledge: Abingdon

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