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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.

Autism and Puberty

This article will look at understanding puberty as a child with autism and what school and parents can do to help support them.

Sliding scales

Sliding scales are a great way to help children with Autism grasp a number of different behavioural, social and relationship issues.

Comic strip conversations

People with autism often see social situations differently from others and find it hard to read ‘social cues’. It is extremely important to teach both what to do and why we do it, in different social situations. ‘Comic strip conversations’ can be used to address these difficulties and aim to improve a person’s social understanding.

Become a listening champion – webinar

In this Webinar Sue Muir, one of our teachers of the deaf looked at the importance of schools having a 'hearing champion' a member of staff who can be an advocate for the needs of hearing-impaired pupils and who can make sure that their needs are understood and taken care of within the classroom.

Sensory Circuits/ Sensory Diets

Sensory circuits can be a great way to help children with autism manage their anxieties and can encourage self-regulation. Sensory [...]

Supporting Pupil Transition

Children and young people with special educational needs can find transitioning from class to class or school to school particularly difficult. In this webinar we present some techniques and resources that can smooth the path, for both students and teachers.