Podcast
Podcast

The Inclusive Classroom podcast – episode 2

The Inclusive Classroom is a podcast exploring inclusion. The first series is 4 episodes on Biesta’s values-based education. Jules Daulby interviews, Jarlath O’Brien an expert in SEND and behaviour, Professor Linda Graham who leads research projects on inclusion at Queensland University and Dr Jenna Gillett-Swan, a senior lecturer and researcher also at Queensland University.

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Treat the Need not the Label

Every few months a newspaper report comes along to claim ‘dyslexia doesn’t exist’ or ‘ADHD is made up’. Of course, this is usually a sensationalist version of a new report showing controversial research in the field. Yesterday, Tom Bennett wrote an article on the misdiagnosis of ADHD and dyslexia. https://www.tes.com/news/school-new…r-dyslexia-and-adhd-are-over-diagnosed-crypto For a SENDCo this can …

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Dyslexia – How to help in Secondary School

Dyslexia – How to Help in Secondary School   My last blog explained the current definition for Dyslexia/Rose’09.  http://mainstreamsen.wordpress.com/2014/10/23/dyslexia-what-is-it/ . Next week I will look at Dyslexia – How to help in Primary What are the Indicators? requested by @suecowley will be the following week.   ‘If you get SEN right in school you raise …

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IPad

iPad apps I’d recommend for SEND – Primary

Last week I wrote about apps for Secondary SEND. This is a list for primary – there are many overlaps so excuse any repetition. I have also left some off such as BookCreator and iMovie so you may want to look through the Secondary list for some general apps. http://mainstreamsen.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/ipad-apps-id-recommend-for-an-sen-department-secondary-school/ There are loads so I’ve …

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Let’s get vis-u-al

Image used @MaddieMaker  Drawing an incident for a student with social communication difficulties is a revealing way to find out how the situation had been interpreted by them, and what might have triggered an unwanted behaviour. Before the iPad I just used paper but now my app of choice is Paper53; designed for architects so I imagine my …

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SEN

#sen tweeters

Here is a list I have compiled of #SEN tweeters – happy to keep adding, so please let me know of any – thank you Featured image by @ChrisChivers2 @SimonKnight100 @rachelrossiter @bjpren @senblogger @BehaviourTeach @cstimmo_s @ChrisG4347 @mummyworgan @IPSEAcharity @karen_packham @AntonyPowerMM  @AdeleDevine  @TheAsplands @LaurenCasey_LMC @natedtrust_marc @ASTsupportAAli  @DownsSideUp @JonReidOBU  @ria1984 @SENICT  @SpcialNdsJungle  @AspieDeLaZouch @TraceyScriven1 @HeadTBAP  @IPSEAcharity  @kennygfrederik …

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