ICT for young people with SEN : A handbook for tutors book cover
1st Edition

ICT for young people with SEN
A handbook for tutors

ISBN 9781843123255
Published June 29, 2005 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

Learning about ICT has all sorts of benefits for young people with SEN but for anyone planning a course, knowing where to start can be difficult. This manual is packed full of practical know-how. It includes: 36 planned sessions ready to deliver; Which hardware software to get and how best to use it and Time-saving photocopiable and downloadable resources.

Table of Contents

So what are ‘special needs’? Section 1 1 Taking the viewpoint of the learner, 2 Breaking down tasks - differentiation and grading, 3 Understanding stress and anxiety, 4 Special issues, section 2 Schemes of Work and Session Plans, Tutor Notes, Section 3 Equipment and Providers, Qualifications, Useful Organisations, Guidelines polices and Acts.

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Nicole Taylor is an Adult Education Teacher specializing in teaching ICT to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs.

John Chacksfield is an occupational therapist and manager in the NHS.


' Excellent resources: practical, clearly presented and easily accessible.'

 - British Journal of Occupational Therapy, October 2006

'The CD is in a style familiar to anyone who uses Microsoft Windows Explorer. It is very easy to navigate around. This book and CD provide essential information for novice tutors and an extremely useful resource to all trainers.' - Peggy Frost, Practice Development Manager, College of Occupational Therapists