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Webinar: Supporting a child with vision impairment in schools

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​.

Makaton signs relating to Covid-19

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.

Covid-19 – Returning to school for students with a Vision Impairment

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.

Webinar: Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties

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.

Preparing to come out of lock-down: Social Narratives

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’

Webinar Series: ‘My Understanding of Deafness’ for secondary students

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.

Webinar: Lego Therapy

Lego therapy, or Lego club, as many schools call it, can be helpful for children with ASC and social communication – its develops turn taking skills, collaborative skills, joint attention, negotiation and how to ask for and accept help and clarification.

Intensive Interaction

Intensive interaction aims to enhance social interaction and communication skills for people who are still at the early stages of communication development.

Phonological Intervention for Dyslexic pupils

Whole class Phonics teaching that typically takes place in Reception, year 1 and year 2 of Primary school is hugely beneficial to dyslexic children in helping them encode the phoneme and grapheme correspondence in words – however, this alone is rarely enough.

Precision Teaching – an introductory guide & webinar

In this Webinar and article, we explain Precision Teaching - an approach aimed at improving a student’s fluency in a skill where automaticity is required. Teaching objectives are ALWAYS specific and teaching sessions are daily, brief and timed.

Questioning – what is the best strategy? Tell me!

Children with learning difficulties (LD) and autism often have the information you are asking them for, but don't understand the question or how it is being asked. This article will go through some top tips for educators and parents.

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