This course reflects the changes in SEND provision described in the 2015 SEN Code of Practice 0-25.
This short section provides a brief overview of the whole course to enable participants to plan their time.
Part 1 Legislation and Implementation
This section introduces the recent legislation and national initiatives relevant to Inclusion, Disability and Special Educational Needs.
Part 2 Identifying additional learning needs
This short section explores the role of the TA and LSA in diagnostic testing for:
- Asperger syndrome
- Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder
It reviews the importance of classroom observation of barriers to learning to the identification and support of pupils’ additional learning needs
Part 3 Specialised Support
This section reviews the individual support that may be required to meet the additional learning needs of specific groups of children and considers the specialised training required in order to deliver this type of support. Course participants are encouraged to explore this specialised support in the context of their own school and authority.