Assisting Children With Special Needs

Author: Eilis Flood
Editor: Gill Education
ISBN: 9780717156245
Size: 19,28 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A comprehensive yet uncomplicated guide providing information on a wide range of special needs, associated legislation and supports, together with key elements of good practice, in an Irish context for NFQ Levels 5 and 6. New to this edition: Accessibility auditing, which forms a major part of the Children with Additional Needs module Additional special needs, such as diabetes in children, which is part of new modules Child protection information based on the new Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children A chapter specifically on the effective special needs practitioner The concept and principles of behaviour management A section on planning for children with special needs (IEPs). Outlines the historical and legislative perspectives of special needs in Ireland detailing key pieces of Irish legislation and their implications for children with special needs, their families and those working with them. Introduces a range of special needs conditions, detailing their causes, diagnoses and prognoses, as well as providing a case study for each to ground theory in real life situations. Details and positions the role of the special needs assistant in relation to other stakeholders, i.e. family, teachers and other professionals Provides information on resources, services and facilities available in Ireland to children with special needs. Written For: Level 5 Children with Additional Needs (5N2396) Level 5 Special Needs Assisting (5N1786) Level 5 Understanding Special Needs (5N1709) Level 6 Special Needs Assisting (6N1957) as awarded by QQI

Creating Inclusive Learning Environments For Young Children

Author: Clarissa Willis
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412957192
Size: 10,18 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides information on common disabilities and practical strategies for creating inclusive environments and building student relationships.

500 Tips For Working With Children With Special Needs

Author: Brown, Sally (Head of Quality Enhancement, University of Northumbria, Newcastle)
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136358072
Size: 18,62 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text provides practical advice and support for people involved in working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). It takes a broad-based approach, aiming to combine pragmatic advice with theoretical underpinning, to provide SEN and classroom teachers with insight into support.

A Handbook For Special Needs Assistants

Author: Glenys Fox
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136617213
Size: 11,69 MB
Format: PDF
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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Meeting Special Needs In Mainstream Schools

Author: Richard Stakes
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136626646
Size: 16,28 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Strategies For Including Children With Special Needs In Early Childhood Settings

Author: Ruth E. Cook
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337517348
Size: 12,30 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This practical, hands-on guide provides strategies and adaptations to accommodate young children with disabilities or special needs. It puts theory into practice with clear examples and directions to ensure all children can participate equally in the inclusive classroom. Adaptations are offered by activity rather than by disability, and the focus is on embedding instruction within daily routines. Short chapters, clear discussion of rationale, and the plentiful examples prepare readers to effectively support children with a variety of common disabilities such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, visual impairment, hearing loss, and behavioral challenges. Readers have commented on the usefulness of the strategies, details, and scenarios for working in general and special early childhood education. The text is especially appropriate for seminars accompanying student teaching and internships in general education, special education, and inclusive early childhood classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Play For Children With Special Needs

Author: Christine Macintyre
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415558840
Size: 18,76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Includes research findings about children with special needs and explains their implications for practice.

Special Educational Needs In The Early Years

Author: Ruth A. Wilson
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415303460
Size: 18,70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is a practical and accessible guide to teaching young children with special educational needs. At the heart of the book is the belief that the focus should be on the child as an active learner, rather than on their disability. This fully revised and updated edition takes into account current changes in educational policy to provide the reader with comprehensive information and understanding and working with young children with special needs. The author addresses key issues such as the nature and causes of specific disabilities, intervention and assessment, working with families, planning individualised objectives and instructional strategies. There are also new sections on emotional competence, early literacy concerns and discussions of the emotional implications of brain research. Case study examples and practical suggestions are included throughout. The book will be a valuable resource for all early years practitioners, primary teachers, student teachers and learning support assistants.

Positive Discipline For Children With Special Needs

Author: Jane Nelsen
Editor: Harmony
ISBN: 0307589838
Size: 19,92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold! A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful lives, can be the most difficult challenge they will face. Over the years, millions of parents and teachers have come to trust Jane Nelsen’s classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commonsense approach to childrearing. Now, the bestselling series addresses the specific challenges that parents and teachers of children with special needs face, and offers them straightforward advice for supporting them in positive ways. In these pages are practical solutions to challenges such as: Learning to look beyond diagnostic labels ● Believing in each child's potential regardless of his/her stage of development ● Helping children integrate socially and interact with their peers ● Coping with the frustration that inevitably occurs when a child is being difficult ● Strengthening a child’s sense of belonging and significance ● And Many More! Use this book to answer such questions as: • How do you accommodate a disability, while still teaching a child to try their best? • How do you help a child cope with anger they may have trouble expressing, especially when that anger may on some level be justified? • How do you teach a child who may struggle with seemingly straight forward tasks to contribute to the world around them in a way that will be meaningful to them? “If you are raising or teaching a child with special needs, this book is a must-read. As the mother of a child with autism, my hopes and dreams for my son were no different than those of other parents. I wanted a parenting approach that helped my child grow up to be self confident, happy, and prepared for success in relationships, work, and life. I also needed practical, effective methods for addressing the significant, challenging behaviors I faced on a daily basis. Finally, in this amazing book, I found both….Thank you, thank you, thank you to the authors of this groundbreaking book.” - Rachel Fink Parks, MS, PCC From the Trade Paperback edition.

Working With Families Of Young Children With Special Needs

Author: R. A. McWilliam
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606235400
Size: 16,31 MB
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This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children's development and learning. Tightly edited, the volume offers indispensable tools for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children's functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care. Over a dozen reproducible checklists and forms help professionals immediately implement the techniques and strategies described.