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Supporting children with special needs

Supporting children with special needs

Tassoni, Penny, author

"Support the individual needs of children with this practical and informative guide from Penny Tassoni. Fully matched to the new 2014 Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice, this Penny Tassoni Handbook explores supporting children with individual needs, working with parents and the issues surrounding SEN and disability. Tassoni's signature style and approach ensures that the government code is translated into a practical, informative and easy-to-read guide for anyone working in the role of a SENCO. - Helps you tailor your strategies in the key areas of communication & interaction, cognition & learning, social, emotional & mental health and sensory and/or physical needs. - Includes a detailed reference section on a wide range of specific needs from autism spectrum condition through to Fragile X. - Uses colourful design and illustrative photos which make theory easy to understand and to put into practice in real world scenarios. - Written in Penny Tassoni's easy-to-read, informative and practical style"--Publisher

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published London : Hodder Education, an Hachette UK Company 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Penny Tassoni
ISBN: 1471851966, 9781471851964
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes index.
Note: "A Penny Tassoni Handbook."
Note: "This book is designed as a practical handbook for those working in early years settings. It is an updated version of an earlier book 'Supporting Special Needs: Understanding Inclusion in the Early Years', published in 2003"--Page viii.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages) : illustrations
Subject: Learning disabled children Education Great Britain.; Learning disabled children Education.; EDUCATION Organizations & Institutions.; Early childhood education.; EDUCATION Administration General.; Special education.; Early childhood education Great Britain.; Great Britain.; Special education Great Britain.; Child Care & Upbringing.; STUDY AIDS Vocational.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)


  1. Specifal needs
  2. key issues (Key issues in special educational needs and disability ; Key legislation ; Special educational needs and disability code of practice 2014 ; Identifying children who may need extra support ; Working alongside parents ; The graduated approach
  3. assess, plan, do and review ; sources of information and support)
  4. Working with children (Valuing and empowering children ; Communciation and interaction ; Supporting children's cognition and learning ; Sociaal, emotional and mental healdh ; supporting children's sensory and physical development)
  5. Supporting children with specific needs.