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Parent services

Positive Parenting Publications & Programmes -- www.parenting.org.uk
Specialise in the support of parents and those who work with them. Produce resources, training and the delivery of parenting support in the community. Also offer a range of workshops for those running parenting courses or working one to one. National registered charity with 30years' experience.
Autism West Midlands -- www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
0121 450 7576, e-mail: sabinay@autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Autism west midlands is an independent provider of services for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Autism west midlands has recently gained 2 prestigious government awards – the ‘Charter Mark’ and ‘Investor in People Award’.
The British Institute of Learning Disabilities -- www.bild.org.uk
01562 723010, e-mail: learning@bild.org.uk
Our mission is to help improve the quality of life of people with a learning disability, involving them and their families in all aspects of our work, working with government or public bodies to achieve full citizenship, undertaking beneficial research and disability projects and helping service providers to develop and share good practice.
National Association of Special Educational Needs -- www.nasen.org.uk
01827 311500
With over 50 branches across the country Nasen is the leading organization in the UK which aims to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special and additional support needs. Nasen reaches a huge readership through its journals: British Journal of Special Education, Support for Learning, new on-line publications Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs and the magazine Special!

LEA /DfES services and support

Inclusion -- www.inclusion.ngfl.gov.uk
Supporting Individual Learning Needs
School & Parent Services
Check the map -- www.checkthemap.org
Find all your learning disability services through one website. It’s time for parents, teachers and anyone working in special educational needs to stop having to go all around the houses to find simple, local information across all sectors. This site has been set up to make it easy for everyone to find out what services there are for people with learning disabilities/ difficulties in their local area, or any area, just by clicking the map or typing in a post code.

SEN resources for schools, parents and children

The Five Minute Box -- www.fiveminutebox.co.uk
Small firm creating resources to support schools through Wave 3 intervention strategies, working with over 2000 schools nationally. Providing training services to support the introduction of their resources through LEAs and schools.
Incentive Plus -- www.incentiveplus.co.uk
'Incentive Plus, believing that every child matters, is committed to creating a partnership with al those working with children and young people in education, social and health care. Our mission is to support everyone in the challenges they face in finding ways to improve learning, heath, behaviour and emotional well-being.' Catalogues of SEN resources with excellent back up support and highly personalised service.
Lucky Duck Books -- www.luckyduck.co.uk
Established by Barbara Maines and George Robinson, providing a range of SEN books with a particular focus on behaviour, emotional and social development.
The Learning Bug -- e-mail: thelearningbugltd@yahoo.co.uk
A small enticing shop in a beautiful part of this Cathedral city dedicated to providing parents and children with materials to develop learning, including reading development books to 11 years; reading books for reluctant readers; study books and SATs practice papers; phonics/spelling support materials; CD roms and interactive learning; games to promote learning and school equipment.
buddi GPS Personal locator and alarm -- www.buddi.co.uk
buddi is a new miniaturised GPS-based personal locator and personal alarm providing accurate location 24/7 and 365 days a year. In addition the wearer can press the alert buttons in an emergency and the buddi team will immediately trace the buddi and resolve the situation

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Special Needs Resources

New resources and articles are being added regularly. Please click on the links below to read the full articles.

Schools’ focus

Introducing Read2Succeed©! ....
and some solid results!

Guidance on procedures for School Action Plus support

It is so easy to erode children’s self esteem ….

Gauge your response to challenging behaviour – cognitive or emotional? ….

Use this Class Teacher check list for your SEN files…

Use this Teaching Assistant checklist for your SEN files…

Is there a high incidence of summer birthdays in children with SEN?

Parents’ focus

Is your child moving on to secondary school this September? Read our survival guide for parents…

Ways to help foster reading skills in the home….

Try our quiz to see how you rate as a reading- friendly home

Pupils' Focus

Moving on to secondary school? Try our survival guide for young people

 

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