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Practical resources for therapists, educators and carers working with adults and children with special needs designed to develop skills and encourage integrations.

  • Supporting Children with OCD to Understand and Celebrate Difference

    A Get to Know Me Workbook and Guide for Parents and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ resources aim to support children, with those around them, who may have additional/special educational needs. They are designed to empower the professionals and adults who support those with identified needs. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot, the series…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Supporting Children with Depression to Understand and Celebrate Difference

    A Get to Know Me Workbook and Guide for Parents and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ resources aim to support children, with those around them, who may have additional/special educational needs. They are designed to empower the professionals and adults who support those with identified needs. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot, the series…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Silver Matilda

    Get to Know Me: Depression, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is aimed at children with additional needs and those who support them in the classroom. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the resources in this series include activities specific to anxiety, depression and Obsessive…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Draw Along With Silver Matilda

    Get to Know Me: Depression, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is made up of resources aimed at children with additional needs. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the series includes activities specific to anxiety, depression and OCD. This book, Draw Along With Silver Matilda…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Tidy Tim

    Get to Know Me: OCD, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is aimed at children with additional needs and those who support them in the classroom. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the resources in this series include activities specific to anxiety, depression and Obsessive…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Draw Along With Tidy Tim

    Get to Know me: OCD, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is made up of resources aimed at children with additional needs. Developed by child psychologist Dr Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the series includes activities specific to anxiety, depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This book,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum

    A Resource for Practitioners in Education and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    The second edition of Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum takes the perspective that support for the learning and development of children should have the purpose of giving them the freedom to be more fully who they are and able to function more effectively as themselves in a wider…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence in Special Education

    A Practical Guide to Supporting Students with Learning Differences, 1st Edition

    By Ange Anderson

    New technologies and ongoing developments in the fields of Virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence are changing the ways in which we facilitate learning. Recognising the positive role these technologies can play in the learning and progress of students assessed as having…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Social Skills

    Developing Effective Interpersonal Communication, 1st Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    What can we do to help those who struggle to develop effective social skills? Social Skills: Developing Effective Interpersonal Communication is a definitive guide to understanding and meeting the needs of those who have difficulty with social skills. Written in a clear and accessible manner, this…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • Children Beyond Labels

    Understanding Standardised Assessment and Managing Additional Learning Needs in Primary School, 1st Edition

    By Rhian Spence

    Children Beyond Labels is an accessible guide to understanding standardised assessment and managing high incidence additional learning needs in the primary school. It offers jargon-free insight into the results of formal assessments which are often used within professional reports and cuts to the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • Supporting Children with Autism in the Primary Classroom

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Dawn Connor

    This invaluable resource offers a wealth of strategies enabling you to support children with autism in the mainstream classroom. Cutting through the jargon and recognising the huge variety of ways in which children’s perceptions, feelings and behaviours may be affected by autism, the text is packed…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 2

    A Sex Education Programme, 1st Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Emily Dennis

    Talkabout Sex & Relationships 2 is a comprehensive toolkit for all therapists, educators and support staff who deliver sex education to people with special needs. It is intended primarily to support groupwork but activities can be easily adapted to suit the needs of individuals with varying…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Reading Between the Lines Set Two

    Inference skills for children aged 8 – 12, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Reading Between the Lines Set Two is a sequel to the popular Reading Between the Lines. It is a resource book for teachers, teaching assistants, SENCOs and Speech and Language Therapists who need to support the development of inference skills in children aged 8–12. These unique guides offer…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

  • Social Survival: A Manual for those with Autism and Other Logical Thinkers

    1st Edition

    By Amy Eleftheriades

    Social Survival is a practical manual outlining what it means to be a logical thinker and how logical thinkers can make sense of the social world. Relevant for young logical thinkers including those with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s syndrome, this book clearly outlines how social…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Art and Design for Secondary School Children with SEN

    A Resource for Inclusive Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Glynn

    Art and Design for Secondary Students with SEN is a valuable compilation of practical ideas, visual aids and lesson plans designed to engage students in developing their creative art skills. Made up of twelve lessons that each examine a particular theme, the book spans a wide variety of topics and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Rollercoaster Series

    Set, 1st Edition

    By Paula Nagel

    PSHE delivery to promote mental health awareness and resilience, or can be read independently by children for enjoyment; the graphic format allows the thoughts, feelings and behaviours to be made explicit and accessible in a visual way, and will be attractive and accessible to children of different…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1

    A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills, 1st Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Emily Dennis

    Talkabout Sex & Relationships 1 is a comprehensive toolkit for all therapists, educators and support staff who deliver relationship education to people with special needs. It is intended primarily to support groupwork but activities can be easily adapted to suit the needs of individuals with…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Sensory-Being for Sensory Beings

    Creating Entrancing Sensory Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Grace

    Sensory-being: the enveloping of natural presentness and awareness in an unfolding sensory moment. Sensory Beings: people whose experience of the world, and meaning within it, is primarily sensory. Often these are people who do not have access to language. If you support someone who understands the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • What is 'It'?

    1st Edition

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on low mood associated with bereavement. Sam feels low and fed up, but doesn't understand why he feels this way. Everyone else has an opinion on the change in his behaviour. His teacher thinks he is being lazy and can't be bothered to finish his work, his mum thinks…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • But What If...

    1st Edition

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on worries about transition to secondary school. Jake is in Year 6. He is worried about the transition to secondary school because he has heard many rumours, including one about the older pupils flushing first years' heads down the toilets. The story illustrates how…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • Mind Reading

    1st Edition

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on feelings of social isolation and unhelpful thinking habits linked to friendship difficulties. Stacie wonders why her best friend, Kayla, ignores her when she sees her in town at the weekend. All weekend she thinks about the possible reasons, and imagines some of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • Stuck on a Loop

    1st Edition

    By Paula Nagel

    This therapeutic story focuses on intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviour, linked to exam anxiety. Everyone knows Gemma always gets thing 'right' and is top of the class. However she feels under pressure to do well in the Year 5 tests and is becoming increasingly worried. She thinks she has to…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Rollercoaster Series

  • The Piper Model

    Personalised Interventions Promoting Emotional Resilience in children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Piper

    This book is intended to be both a practical evidence-based tool and an awareness-raising resource for teachers, teaching assistants, mentors and all adults who work with children and young people who present as 'extremely challenging' in the school context. In every school there are a small number…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

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