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McLoughlin, Matt – Support for Learning, 2018
This article reports a case study, carried out to determine how successfully one school's provision was preparing its learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to move into some form of employment. Data were obtained from the principal stakeholders: staff, parent/carers and students. This was generated by questionnaires and…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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Hansraj, Merushka – Support for Learning, 2018
One school's development of an individualised assessment system for its students is the focus of this article. It uses documentary evidence from two sources -- the author's involvement in the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers, alongside a school-based cluster of schools from four local authorities in England. The latter had been…
Descriptors: School Districts, Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Principals
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Mehta-Diston, Priya – Support for Learning, 2018
This article details a piece of small-scale action-based research in a school for students with learning difficulties. It focusses on the use of Drama as a means whereby confidence of those students who are at a point of transition to employment can be enhanced. Using qualitative-based mixed methods of data generation, a range of issues are…
Descriptors: Drama, Dramatics, Learning Problems, Learning Disabilities
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Deorukhkar, Suneeta – Support for Learning, 2018
This article considers some aspects of the 'what, why and how' of individualising reflective assessments. It is an attempt to understand what works well in a special needs setting but it can also be applied within a mainstream context. The article comprises evidence, in the form of practitioner observations, during the author's work with eight…
Descriptors: Reflective Teaching, Evaluation Methods, Evidence, Severe Intellectual Disability
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Stelmaszczyk, Karol – Support for Learning, 2018
This article charts one school's journey in securing an assessment regime aligned with its vision for its learners with profound and multiple difficulties (PMLD). Previous iterations, based on commercially-based systems, as well as lessons learned from reflecting on the school's own assessment practices, were used as catalysts for the development…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Holistic Approach, Evaluation Methods, Multiple Disabilities
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Carty, Audrey; Farrell, Ann Marie – Support for Learning, 2018
This article examines the use of a range of co-teaching models when teaching mathematics. The approaches suggested have potential for all students, but in this instance their importance as a pedagogical approach with students with special educational needs (SEN) in inclusive classrooms is considered. The study was based in the first-year…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Disabilities
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Ho, Fuk Chuen; Lam, Cici Sze-Ching; Sam, Sam Ka-lam; Arthur-Kelly, Michael – Support for Learning, 2018
This study aims to deliver a school-based mode of training for in-service teachers of students with ASD in Hong Kong. The training is delivered following the phases of implementation science, namely, exploration, installation, and implementation. The project team used the theory of mind approach, which enables teachers to engage with students with…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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McCormack-Colbert, Anne; Ware, Jean; Jones, Susan Wyn – Support for Learning, 2018
The benefits of grammar instruction in the teaching of writing is contested in most English-speaking countries (Jones et al., 2012). The majority of Anglophone countries abandoned the teaching of grammar in the 1950s based on the conclusions that it had no positive impact on learners' development of reading, writing and language (Locke, 2005).…
Descriptors: Grammar, Writing Instruction, English, Teaching Methods
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Takala, Marjatta; Viljamaa, Elina; Fredäng, Päivi – Support for Learning, 2018
This study explores the choices made by parents of children who are severely hearing-impaired or deaf. It also gives ideas how to support these children at school. In a six-year longitudinal study, eleven families completed the study questionnaire four times. Questions were related to choice of hearing aid, methods of communication and educational…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Children, Decision Making
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Mays, Dennis – Support for Learning, 2018
By the time they transfer to secondary school, most young people who have serious obstacles to becoming literate will have been identified. The necessary procedures will have been completed by school and LEA staff to obtain a statement of SEND or EHC plan. Not all children are this fortunate however. Financial constraints, home, family and…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Clinical Diagnosis, Secondary Schools, School Personnel
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Kay, Lynda – Support for Learning, 2018
Some children may only be able to express feelings of anxiety, frustration, stress or sadness through angry behaviours, which may prove challenging for schools (Barnes et al., 2016; Shechtman and Tutian, 2016). This is problematic when considered in relation to research evidence highlighting the negative impact such behaviours may have upon social…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Emotional Development, Emotional Response
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Mccormack-Colbert, Anna; Wyn Jones, Susan; Ware, Jean – Support for Learning, 2017
The lack of consensus over the origins of dyslexia, assessment practices and the impact on learners across languages has led to different approaches to support being adopted across Europe. This study uses a case study design and aims at gaining an understanding of learners with dyslexic tendencies' experiences and perceptions of Welsh and French…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Dyslexia, Student Needs, Case Studies
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Cockroft, Charlotte; Atkinson, Cathy – Support for Learning, 2017
Research suggests that reading engagement and motivation are strong predictors of reading performance. Reading motivation may decline as students approach adolescence, resulting in less time spent with text. To date, there has been no research on how practitioners might directly support students to address affective factors in reading. In this…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Wren, Alison – Support for Learning, 2017
The number of teaching assistants (TAs) in schools in the UK has risen in recent years, but there remains a lack of clarity about the roles being undertaken by these support staff. This article reports findings from a study investigating how the TA role is understood both by the pupils being supported and by TAs themselves. Eleven students with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Aides, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Interviews
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Howe, Julia; Ball, Heather – Support for Learning, 2017
This research aimed to measure Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators' knowledge of the educational implications of acquired brain injury in children and young people and whether experience of working with pupils with a brain injury or additional training impacts upon this knowledge. Data was collected within one local authority in England using…
Descriptors: Special Education, Brain, Head Injuries, Special Needs Students
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