The Effective Teacher s Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136520384
Format: PDF
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In this welcome second edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties, best-selling author Michael Farrell addresses how teachers and others can develop provision for students with autism and students that have difficulties with speech, grammar, meaning, use of language and comprehension. Updated and expanded, this book allows the teacher to be self-critical in developing classroom approaches and offers up-to-date research combined with professional experience on how to best achieve good practice in the classroom. This accessible book offers down-to-earth information on: Terms and definitions Legal considerations Classroom strategies Useful resources Pedagogical issues. This new edition will be a useful source of ideas and guidance for teachers and others working with children with autism or other communication disorders. It will also be useful for all new teachers, for those continuing professional development, school mamagers and administrators.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties Learning Disabilities

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136520317
Format: PDF
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This highly anticipated second edition of The Effective Teacher's Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties (Learning Disabilities) critically examines the specificity and complexity of learning disabilities. The user-friendly text highlights the importance of schools reviewing their curricula and assessment, pedagogical methods, resources, organisation and therapy procedures to ensure that their provision helps encourage academic progress and the best personal and social development for their pupils. This book accessibly and authoritatively addresses a range of issues associated with: Reading disorders / dyslexia Disorder of written expression/ dysgraphia Developmental co-ordination disorder/ dyspraxia Mathematics disorder/ dyscalculia. Offering what works in the classroom, this text also takes into account the relationship between professionals who work closely with parents and other professionals. It helpfully recognises the importance of professional contributions and the foundational disciplines that contribute to special education. Underpinned by research and widely held professional opinions, this second edition of The Effective Teacher's Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties (Learning Disabilities) will prove a practical, readable and invaluable resource for the busy teacher, students on initial teacher training courses, school managers and administrators.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Sensory and Physical Impairments

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136848592
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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'Michael Farrell offers well sourced overviews of the conflicting and contradictory advice that is available to schools, suggests a variety of solutions to challenges, empowering the reader to make their own choices.' - Carol Smart, Special Needs Information Press Fully updated with the latest research and advice on best practice, this new edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Sensory and Physical Impairments covers a range of conditions that cause learning difficulties for children, including visual impairment, hearing impairment, deafblindness, orthopaedic impairment, motor disorders and health impairments, as well as a brand new chapter on traumatic brain injury. Teachers are likely to meet children with varying types and degrees of sensory and physical impairments. This comprehensive guide equips you with informed and practical strategies to ensure that all pupils are included and provided for in the best possible way. The new edition has also been adapted to be more widely relevant to readers in different countries, focusing more on the strategies that work regardless of national context. Writing in his popular accessible style, Michael Farrell suggests the best ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. In each section, the book: explains the legal contexts looks at the range of provision suggests intervention and support strategies gives points for reflection and suggested further reading. Highly accessible and authoritative, this book provides teachers with an invaluable resource to help you create a truly inclusive classroom.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136848878
Format: PDF
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'Michael Farrell offers well sourced overviews of the conflicting and contradictory advice that is available to schools, suggests a variety of solutions to challenges, empowering the reader to make their own choices.' - Carol Smart, Special Needs Information Press Fully updated with the latest research and advice on best practice, this new edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders covers a range of conditions that cause learning difficulties for children, including disruptive behaviour, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and depressive disorders. The theoretical underpinning is fully updated but also condensed in this edition to make way for more practical strategies for teachers. Teachers are likely to meet children with varying types and degrees of emotional behavioural disorders. This comprehensive guide equips you with informed and practical strategies to ensure that all pupils are included and provided for in the best possible way. The new edition has also been adapted to be more widely relevant to readers in different countries, focusing more on the strategies that work regardless of national context. Writing in his popular accessible style, Michael Farrell suggests the best ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. In each section, the book: sets out the definitions of the condition looks at the range of provision suggests intervention and support strategies gives points for reflection and suggested further reading. Highly accessible and authoritative, this book provides teachers with an invaluable resource to help you create a truly inclusive classroom.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Moderate Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties Cognitive Impairments

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136520244
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This updated second edition of The Effective Teachers Guide to Moderate, Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties (Cognitive Impairments) has been restructured and expanded to ensure it continues to meet the needs of the busy teacher. This new edition is highly relevant and contextualized, drawing on the curriculum and assessment, pedagogy, resources, therapy and care and school and classroom organisation. It is accessible and practical in approach yet offers the necessary underpinning of research and professional knowledge to enable the teacher to be self-critical in developing classroom approaches. The book accessibly and thoroughly discusses the classroom difficulties associated with: Mild cognitive impairment Moderate to severe cognitive impairment Profound cognitive impairment Conditions associated with cognitive impairment. A much needed source of knowledge for teachers, students on initial teacher training courses, school managers, and administrators, this book will be of interest to anyone who supports children and young people with cognitive impairments.

Autism Strategies A to Z

Author: Wendy Ashcroft
Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing
ISBN: 9781934032961
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive guide containing a wide range of practical and research-based strategies to help students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It is designed as a valuable reference for general and special education teachers who are working with students with autism and its associated characteristics. Although these powerful strategies are effective for classroom use, they are also useful for schools to use with parents who are involved in helping their children with the many challenges that are presented by autism. Wendy Ashcroft and her colleagues make implementing these specific strategies and techniques as clear as possible, by presenting each strategy in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step fashion filled with many actual examples. It is a powerful reference guide and using it is as easy as A to Z!

Teaching Children with Autism to Mind Read

Author: Julie A. Hadwin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118314867
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This workbook expands upon the authors? Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide to present the most effective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to help alleviate social and communication problems in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Complements the best-selling Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide for use in practical settings Answers the need for more training of professionals in early interventions for children assessed with ASD called for by the National Plan for Autism Written by a team of experts in the field Covers issues such as how to interpret facial expressions; how to recognize feelings of anger, sadness, fear and happiness; how to perceive how feelings are affected by what happens and what is expected to happen; how to see things from another person?s perspective; and how to understand another person?s knowledge and beliefs

Curricula for Teaching Children and Young People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Author: Peter Imray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134679440
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Curricula for Teaching Children and Young People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties offers a range of compelling arguments for a distinct and separate pedagogical approach to the learning needs of the most educationally challenging pupils. This book, written in accessible, common sense and non-academic language, provides an easy-to-follow alternative curriculum specifically designed to enhance and enrich the learning of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties. Chapter by chapter, guidelines and support are offered in key curriculum areas, some of which include: Cognition Language, Literacy and Communication Mathematical Physical Sensory Creative Care Play Problem solving. This highly practical resource is essential reading for any educational professional, parents, school governors, teachers, teaching assistants, therapists and indeed anyone involved with maximising the educational opportunities of those with profound learning difficulties.