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The creator is Carol Gray. CSC is a strategy using a combination of stick figures and conversation symbols [...]
Covid-19 - Return to school for Students with a Hearing Impairment As we begin to prepare for the gradual return [...]
Making online learning accessible for deaf students As we are now into our third lockdown, schools are closed and we [...]
INFORMATION SHEET Making Remote Learning Accessible for Learners with a Visual Impairment Students with a visual impairment (VI) have individual [...]
A Webinar about using Radio Aids https://youtu.be/uxiQ4_qalcs
Radio aid guide The transmitter (worn by the teacher) The receiver (worn by the child) The receiver (worn by the [...]
Do you have a hearing-impaired child in school? They will have equipment in school to help them hear better [...]
This resource will help you support pupils with an EHCP to contribute to their PCR meeting. PUPIL VOICE Facilitating Pupils [...]
This document provides guidance and prompts to help you when you are writing or amending your school SEN Policy and Information Report.
The Recovery Curriculum is a framework that will help you support your children and young peoples’ re-engagement with learning after a significant break in face to face education. It is based on the work of Barry Carpenter and the Evidence for Learning team
We put together an exciting online programme of events at the beginning of July. I was a chance to listen to and ask question of some of the the leaders in the field. Missed it? Many of the sessions were recorded and you can watch them here.
If you are a lipreader, you may be finding the current situation pretty challenging in shops, on transport and around and about. We've created these lapel badges, that may help - they are available free. Just contact us to get yours.
In this recording of our introductory webinar, we use a an example student (Eddie) to show how our Service supports a visually impaired student, explain conditions that cause vision impairment and examples of advice, technology and mobility/orientation for staff to ensure the student has access to the environment and curriculum.
This document contains key Makaton signs related to Covid-19 which you can use as you talk to people about Coronavirus (Covid-19). Makaton signs are helpful for children and young people with communication needs and learning disabilities. The signs are designed to support spoken language - signs are used with speech, in spoken word order.
For pupils with a Vision Impairment (VI) the challenges of returning to a re-organised school are substantial. Although no two pupils or two school environments are the same, we hope this general advice may help you to consider how you can support children with a vision impairment within your school and classroom.
This webinar looks at the signs and indicators of Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties in the primary and secondary classroom, discuss teaching strategies to address these needs and look at the screening and diagnostic process.
It is important to have a clear procedure in place for checking audiological equipment. This should ensure the safety of both the child and the adult.
As we begin to prepare for the gradual return to school, it is important that staff are fully aware of the specific challenges students with HI will face and the impact these challenges may have.
Unlike most of SENDsuccess’s material This 3 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. This version is for primary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss.
These resources have been created by SENDsuccess to help children with autism, or other social communication differences/high anxiety, to prepare for the idea that lockdown will end, and things will begin to get back to normal, albeit a new and maybe different ‘normal’
Unlike most of SENDsuccess's material This 4 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. It's for secondary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss. The four parts cover everything from types of hearing loss to how hearing can effect confidence, types of listening device and tips for looking after your mental health.
Tips for parent/carers on how to effectively use 'intensive interaction' at home.
A handy guide to help sighted people and vision imapaired people walk together comfortably and safely.
This webinar we look at what nurseries and pre-schools can do make the big move into Reception as smooth a possible, and the preparation that schools need to undertake to help the process.
The Waltham Forest Council Early Years and Childcare Team have created an initiative called ‘Starting School Together’ – to support schools, early years provision and families help children successfully transition to school. During Covid-19, this will provide a range of support and advice to schools, childcare providers and parents/carers regarding transition. Find out more here