Implications of new DfE Guidance for children born Prematurely
Professor Carpenter’s response to the Advice given by the DfE, published in Children and Young People now, can be on their website.
The original advice from the DfE can be found on the DfE Website
This conference, a joint congress of the Annual Conference of the European Association on Early Childhood Intervention (EURLYAID) and the 2nd National Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Intervention Conference of the Turkish Association on Early Childhood Intervention invites you to participate in:
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION
“Bridging Research & Practice in Early Childhood Intervention”
For conference information, please go to: http://www.iceci2014.com/eng/index.php
April 3 – 6, 2014
AKKA Hotel Antedon
How does the Mental Health of young people with Disabilities affect their Learning?
This Thinkpeice by Professor Carpenter and Dr Barry Coughlan examines the issues we should consider in our practice.
Think-Piece on Emotional Wellbeing September 2013
This recent article in the NASEN publication ‘Special’ by Professor Barry Carpenter and Jo Egerton focuses on the leadership challenges faced when meeting the needs of learners with complex needs
We have so much more to understand about how the brain functions. As our knowledge increases, so our insights into the new generation of children with disabilities will grow, and we will better understand how they learn , and how we , as teachers , can better match our teaching styles. Indeed some creative and innovative pedagogy may be required!
A great leader in the area of Neuroscience is Professor Colin Blakemore. As a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine , I commend to you this lecture he gave recently at the RSM.
Through the National Forum for Neuroscience in Special Education, we endeavour to stimulate a dialogue between Neuroscientists and Teachers working with children and young people with SEND.
There are two forthcoming events which may be of interest.
On November 7th , there will be a Seminar on the Neuroscience of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders .
On February 6th, 2014, the Annual Conference will focus on Mental Health, and the insights neuroscience can bring to this most co occurring of Complex Needs.
Both events will be held in London , and further details can be obtained from Natalie Eccles,
Presentations from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Scotland conference on FASD.
A post on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Education website summarising the recent presentation on FSAD
An article from ‘Children and Young People Now’ about the changes needed to teaching to support premature babies.