Complex Needs Training Modules

I have just acted as Director for the TDA funded Project which has developed extensive training materials for teachers of children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities.

http://www.education.gov.uk/complexneeds/ChooseModule.aspx

International Conference in Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

Positive Path International is hosting an international conference presenting the latest information in Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD).

This conference is relevant for all Educators, Therapists, Psychologists, Parents, Health Professionals, Social/Human Services and anyone with an interest in students with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.

Positive Path brochure

FASD – Pedagogically Bereft

Children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders area recently identified phenomena in British schools, as they are in other developed countries. This article describes a small scale piece of research , undertaken at the University of Oxford, which make a preliminary attempt to unpick some of the teaching strategies that may be effective with this educationally challenging group of children and young people.

BJSE – FASD (Pedagogically bereft!) Vol 38. No 1 2011

Rules of Engagement

New generation children in our classrooms requires New generation pedagogy. This article describes the results of a national school based research project using the tenet of Engagement as the foundation for that new generation of teaching practices.

SEN magazine The rules of engagement Sept 2011 (A4page)

SSAT Conference 2011

Schools are clearly recognising changes in the population of children. The Green Paper on Special Educational Needs, “Support and Aspiration”, from the Government has documented this too.
At the SSAT National Conference in Birmingham in 2011 I posited the challenge , “Changing Children – Changing Schools ? They have – have we?”