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ECU 28 Contents

ECU 28 Contents

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09/05/2013
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ECU 28 Editor's Comment

Alison Ekins outlines the exciting articles featured in this issue, and wishes for warmer weather!

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The Children and Families Bill 2013

Parents of children with SEN will have more choice and control over their child’s support and provision, is but one of the government’s promises in the Children and Families Bill of 2013. We summarise the Bill’s main points.

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Attachment disorder and the power of music

For students with attachment issues, the secondary school classroom can be a very scary place. Gareth D Morewood and Rachel Wyllie explain how they created a safe, positive learning environment for one such student, with careful planning, flexible teaching styles and a little help from a piano.

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EHC Plans - Are they enough?

Set to replace the current statements of SEN in 2014, Education Health and Care Plans will mean a new single category of special educational needs, covering all children and young people requiring support from ages 0-25. SENCo Bob Piggott shares his concerns.

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09/05/2013
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Supporting literacy difficulties in the mainstream classroom

Gareth D Morewood and Emily Watson detail some simple strategies observed during their own research to make supporting students with dyslexia and other literacy difficulties easier.

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09/05/2013
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Inclusion in isolation

Can young people separated from the mainstream school and working in isolated behaviour units ever truly be ‘included’? Lloyd Hughes investigates.

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Coping with high incidence needs

Limited resources, difficult parents and rigid views of success and failure... Adam Twyman considers how schools manage the complications associated with high incidence needs, and challenges a range of embedded assumptions surrounding current SEN policy and practice.

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ECU 28 Full issue

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Hitting the right notes

New SEN music programme ‘Sticks and Sounds’ is set to make a huge impact this year on improving children’s speech and communication. Here, a teacher, a parent and a member of a Local Authority give their positive experiences using the innovative music programme during its recent trial period.

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SEN software allowed under exam conditions

Students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia can now legally use text-tospeech software under exam conditions, the Joint Council for Qualifications (JQC) has ruled.

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03/07/2013
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Collaborative network to stretch and challenge all learners

Set up in 2012 following the closure of the gifted and talented support programme, the Challenge and Stretch for all Learners (ChaSE) network aims to assist teachers in working together to provide motivational and challenging activities for students of high ability.

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03/07/2013
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