Check out the useful articles here, especially the one by Dr Freya Spencer- White.
Many children with SEND have dominant learning pathways which are right hemisphere based, and therefore visual (as opposed to auditory-vocal) modalities are the most successful routes to learning.
These new Guidelines on Visual Supports, (from the South Australia Education Department) may offer some useful insights to Teachers and Teaching Assistants new to this approach.
What would you say to your 13 year-old-self about pain?Thoughts around Self Harm from the Charity , Nip in the Bud . (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For Parents, Carers, Clinicians and people with Autism and ED
Pathway for Eating disorders and Autism developed from Clinical Experience
Some years ago I worked with a brilliant Architect, Christopher Beaver, to create new learning spaces for children with Autism and Complex Needs.
The information I used drew on two PhD’s I had been involved with, namely those of Dr Diana Pauli and Dr Tamara Brookes.
Linked below are a series of articles that reflect those discussions, deliberations and developments. These may be helpful in the context of the current expansion of specialist provision
To download these articles, please visit the below website link and click the blue ‘Download’ button.
First broadcast, Wednesday 26th June, Adelaide, Australia
Includes a special feature on Girls and Autism, Championing Parents, and the SMILE/Mental Health school based Inquiry project.
Click link below to open and view: https://issuu.com/sendmagazine/docs/send_magazine_spring_2019_digital