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Edmonds, Casey – Support for Learning, 2012
This article draws on critical disability studies, challenging the exclusion of right-brained thinkers from an education system designed to privilege left-brained thinkers. It focuses on individuals who are labelled dyspraxic, providing data from qualitative interviews with adults about childhood experiences in school and the impact on their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurological Impairments, Developmental Disabilities
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Devecchi, Cristina; Rouse, Martyn – Support for Learning, 2010
This article explores notions of support and collaboration between teachers and teaching assistants (TAs) in two secondary schools in England. In particular it reviews how team members created opportunities and established collaborative practices aimed at including each other in the task of providing support for children who are described as…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Educational Needs, Inclusive Schools, Ethnography
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Bell, Sheena – Support for Learning, 2009
Dyslexia support is likely to be in place for students within educational establishments in England. However, there are a significant number of adults with dyslexia in the English workplace who are no longer involved in education and for whom ongoing support is necessary to enable them to reach their potential in a world of increasing literacy…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Group Structure, Foreign Countries, Reading Difficulties
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Partridge, Alison – Support for Learning, 2005
In this article, Alison Partridge considers two examples of developing the participation and inclusion of children and young people in public decision-making in Oxfordshire. The projects are compared with research findings focusing on the impact of participation on children, young people, adults and organisations. The author highlights the value…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Participative Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Youth