Explore the exciting possibilities for the future of Special Educational Needs (SEN) support with emerging trends in assistive technology. From Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) to Augmented Reality (AR), wearable tech, and gamification, discover how these innovations are transforming SEN education and making it more inclusive and effective. The future is bright, and the journey is exhilarating!
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Discover the importance of personalised assessments in selecting the right assistive technology tools for students with special educational needs (SEN). This guide outlines the assessment process, key considerations when developing support plans, and the importance of tailoring AT solutions to enhance individual abilities. Explore how AT can open doors to unique educational experiences.
The designers’ showdown has reached its thrilling conclusion, and it’s your turn to cast your vote for the one who will continue collaborating with us. Don’t miss the latest issue of SENsible Magazine and make your choice now!
Learn how to seamlessly integrate assistive technology into classrooms for inclusive learning. This guide provides practical strategies for teachers and SENCOs, covering training, accessibility, creating an inclusive environment, and addressing concerns. Discover how these tools can empower all students to thrive.
Explore the world of assistive technology (AT) and its transformative impact on individuals with diverse learning needs. Discover specific tools and apps that empower users to overcome challenges in reading, writing, communication, and organization. Learn how AT is changing lives and leveling the playing field in education.
Explore the world of assistive technology (AT) and its role in supporting students with special educational needs (SEN). Learn how AT serves as a bridge to academic success and independence, offering diverse tools and empowering unique learners. Discover how AT fosters confidence and inclusivity in education.
Discover how Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) can build resilience to excel in their demanding roles. Learn effective time management strategies, delegation techniques, and the importance of self-care for maintaining a healthy work-life balance in SEN education.
Explore the components of resilience and the decline in resilience levels within educational settings. Learn how factors like academic pressure, social media influence, reduced physical activity, and decreased face-to-face interaction are impacting resilience. Discover the importance of addressing these issues for the next generation of SEN students and educators.
Explore the significance of resilience in the realm of Special Educational Needs (SEN) and discover its importance for both students and educators. Learn how resilience helps students overcome challenges and educators thrive in an ever-evolving educational landscape.
Explore the vital role of SENCOs in updating reading and spelling ages for SEN students. Learn how this data serves as a diagnostic tool, influences interventions, and informs curriculum planning. Discover the importance of collaboration and technology in the process.
Explore the crucial role of software tools in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) education, and discover effective strategies for managing software licences to ensure cost efficiency and optimal utilization, including tracking expiry dates, monitoring usage, budgetary considerations, and the advantages of effective licence management.
Explore the importance of facilitating feedback and sharing knowledge after attending external Continuous Professional Development (CPD) sessions in the education realm. Learn strategies for maximizing the impact of externally gained knowledge, including scheduled debrief sessions, formal feedback forms, integration into strategy meetings, peer-led workshops, and maintaining a CPD knowledge repository.
Discover the Five Minute Literacy Box, a multi-sensory program that can help boost literacy skills and identify potential learning differences. With a focus on phonics and writing, this intervention can provide targeted support for children who may be at risk of falling behind. Suitable for reception and Key Stage 1, the program is also helpful for older students with gaps in their phonics knowledge. Find out why professionals love this program and start a free trial on the website today.
This blog post highlights the value of a SENCO’s time in supporting children with SEND and emphasises the importance of delegation. Discover how schools can alleviate the workload of SENCOs while ensuring effective support for children with special educational needs through collaboration and resource allocation.
The National Read Aloud Challenge by Fonetti is a free, engaging competition that promotes literacy, boosts reading skills, and encourages children to read more. Join the challenge today and unlock three months of free access to Fonetti’s extensive book catalogue.
B Squared is product that amongst other things measures small step progress. Abigail was given an account to test or break, and here she discusses the findings.
Got your NASENCO? Now what? The NASENCO qualification gives you a good basis into inclusive practices, but isn’t actually practical. Our MA Inclusive Educational Leadership gives you much more!
Created and taught by Abigail Hawkins and Daniel Sobel, this MA takes the NASENCO and improves it in a practical way encompassing the leadership skills that SENCOs need to deal with multiple stakeholders. If you are a SENCO this is probably the course for you!
Getting your school software is right is a difficult thing to do, with so many software companies out there how do you choose which is right?
We are in a dire position. Increasing number of EHCPs dictating 1:1 for significant hours and vast time out of lesson for intervention, LA response is ‘write a costed plan’…this does not solve the problem…we CANNOT recruit.