Resources for UK Teachers

Welcome to our Resources for UK Teachers website. Here we offer an unrivalled collection of high-quality practical and professional books for teachers, students teachers, teaching assistants and other education professionals.

Must have titles for SEN Teachers

Our books, reflecting the latest practice and written by leaders experts, aim to inspire you as you help your students that need extra support. 

  • Educating Children and Young People with Acquired Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    By Sue Walker, Beth Wicks

    Educating Children with Acquired Brain Injury is an authoritative resource book on the effects of brain injury on young people and how educators can understand and support their needs. This new edition has been updated to reflect changes to legislation and practice relating to special educational…

    Paperback – 2018-01-17
    Routledge

  • Time to Talk

    Implementing Outstanding Practice in Speech, Language and Communication, 2nd Edition

    By Jean Gross

    Time to Talk provides a powerful and accessible resource for practitioners working to improve children’s language and communication skills. Showcasing effective approaches in schools and settings across the country from the early years through primary and secondary education, it summarises research…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11
    Routledge
    nasen spotlight

  • Food ColorLibrary: Colorcards

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Food ColorLibrary, 2nd Edition is a valuable intervention to support SLTs, SENCOs and teachers develop pupils’ vocabulary, recognition, verbal comprehension, and expressive language. Comprising 96 fully-updated colour images of everyday food and drink items divided into six categories, …

    FLC – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Art and Design for Secondary School Children with SEN

    A Resource for Inclusive Teaching

    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

  • Reclaiming Radical Ideas in Schools

    Preparing Young Children for Life in Modern Britain

    By Andrew Moffat

    Reclaiming Radical Ideas in Schools provides support for every primary school in the provision of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development (SMSC), the teaching of British values and preparation for life in modern Britain. Providing practical and tried-and-tested strategies, this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Adjectives: Colorcards

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Adjectives, 2nd Edition is designed to help develop comprehension and expression of adjectives. Comprising 48 fully-updated colour flash cards – typically shown with the adjective opposite in meaning where it exists – the cards assist with building pre-language concepts, practising the use of…

    FLC – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Working with Stress and Tension in Clinical Practice

    A Practical Guide for Therapists

    By Helen Morris

    Working with Stress and Tension in Clinical Practice is a practical toolkit that sets out a wide range of approaches for reducing stress and anxiety in clients so that they are mentally prepared for more effective therapy sessions. Combining research, real-life examples and practical advice, the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • How Monsters Wish to Feel

    A Story about Emotional Resilience

    By Juliette Ttofa

    How Monsters Wish to Feel is a therapeutic story about a journey to develop emotional resilience. Through the analogy of monsters, it depicts a tale of how a child’s needs can sometimes become distorted, so that the needs we see expressed through outward behaviour (the monster) mask the true,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People

    A Practical Guide

    By Juliette Ttofa

    Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People is a guidebook that provides a framework and practical strategies to support children’s emotional resilience at a whole-school and more targeted level. Underpinned by research into the concept of resilience, the book centers…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People and Picture Books

    Guidebook and Seven Storybooks Set

    By Juliette Ttofa

    This set contains the guidebook Nurturing Emotional Resilience in Vulnerable Children and Young People alongside seven therapeutic storybooks, including How Monsters Wish to Feel. The guidebook outlines ways to use these beautifully told and visually appealing stories to nurture emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Nurturing Emotional Resilience Storybooks

  • Prepositions: Colorcards

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Prepositions, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource for building pre-language concepts, developing verbal comprehension, and expanding expressive language. Comprising 48 fully-updated colour flashcards, divided into eight sets of six, each set represents a single preposition in a variety of contexts.…

    FLC – 2017-10-20
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Emotions: Colorcards

    2nd Edition

    By Speechmark

    Emotions, 2nd Edition has been designed to promote awareness of and trigger discussion about feelings and emotions. Comprising 48 fully-updated color flashcards depicting displays of emotions through facial expression and body language, Emotions aims to help develop self-expression, self-esteem,…

    FLC – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Colorcards

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Design and Technology

    2nd Edition

    By Louise T. Davies

    The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried-and-tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making design and technology lessons accessible and interesting for all…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Integrating Intensive Interaction

    Developing Communication Practice in Services for Children and Adults with Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism

    By Amandine Mourière, Jules McKim

    This unique book features a collection of lively stories on the integration of Intensive Interaction practice into schools and adult service settings. It addresses communication development, both from a micro and macro level across a variety of service settings, with each chapter written by a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Two Teachers in the Room

    Strategies for Co-Teaching Success

    By Elizabeth Stein

    This new co-publication from Routledge and MiddleWeb provides a wealth of practical strategies and tips to help K–12 educators co-teach more effectively. Author Elizabeth Stein presents examples of different co-teaching models and shows how to cultivate a dynamic co-teaching relationship to benefit…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: PE and Sports

    2nd Edition

    By Crispin Andrews

    This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making PE lessons accessible, rewarding and exciting for all pupils, including those with special needs. The author draws on a wealth of experience to share his understanding of special…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Art

    2nd Edition

    By Kim Earle, Gill Curry

    The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making art lessons accessible and interesting for all pupils, including…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Maths

    2nd Edition

    By Max Wallace

    The SEND Code of Practice (2015) reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making maths lessons accessible and interesting for all pupils, including…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Who's Afraid of AAC?

    The UK Guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication

    By Alison Battye

    Who's Afraid of AAC? is a clear and concise guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in the UK and will be an essential resource for all Speech and Language Therapists, educators, parents and carers supporting children with non-verbal communication. This book sets out to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom

    A Framework for Teachers and SENCOs

    By Gary Lavan

    For teachers and SENCOs in all settings, this invaluable resource will guide you through a simple, systematic process of understanding why challenging behaviour is happening and give you some very practical, easily implemented strategies that all staff can use to help make things easier for the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge

  • Talkabout Sex and Relationships 1

    A Programme to Develop Intimate Relationship Skills

    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

  • Developing Children's Speech, Language and Communication Through Stories and Drama

    By Jodi Lea-Trowman

    Using drama activities based on a range of classic and modern stories, this inspiring resource equips SENCOs, primary school teachers and speech and language therapists alike with simple, practical and effective tools to improve children's speech, language and communication. Key features include:…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Dynamic Assessment of Language Learning

    By Natalie Hasson

    This is a practical, accessible manual for Speech and Language Therapists, Educational Psychologists and Educators who assess children with language impairments, explaining how and why to implement Dynamic Assessment and gives you a huge range of ready-to-use, practical tools. Where normal…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17
    Routledge

  • Me Before / Me After

    A Group Rehabilitation Programme for Brain Injury Survivors

    By Leyla Ziyal

    Me Before, Me After is a complete programme for professionals who run rehabilitation groups for brain injury survivors. The programme's overarching goal is to retrieve the person behind the injury by helping survivors master the consequences of their brain injury. The approach combines CBT…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Motivating Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

    A Teacher’s Practical Guide

    By Gad Elbeheri, Gavin Reid, John Everatt

    Motivating Children with Specific Learning Difficulties provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to what teachers need to know about motivation in pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties, including dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. Written by three of the world leaders in research on motivation…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Talkabout for Teenagers

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. It is a complete group work resource that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 2

    Developing Social Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Social Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 1

    Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Self-awareness and self-esteem is an…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 3

    Developing Friendship Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Friendship Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. This resources creates the final level of the Talkabout…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Sensory-Being for Sensory Beings

    Creating Entrancing Sensory Experiences

    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

  • Learning Disorders

    A Response-to-Intervention Perspective

    By Peter Westwood

    What are learning disorders? How can schools endeavour to address these disorders in today’s inclusive classrooms? This book answers these important questions in practical terms and discusses in detail the instructional needs of students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and other…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Educating Children with Life-Limiting Conditions

    A Practical Handbook for Teachers and School-based Staff

    By Alison Ekins, Sally Robinson, Ian Durrant, Kathryn Summers

    Educating Children with Life-Limiting Conditions supports teachers who are working with children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in mainstream schools by providing them with the core knowledge and skills that underpin effective practice within a whole-school and cross-agency…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • Alternative Approaches to Education

    A Guide for Teachers and Parents, 2nd Edition

    By Fiona Carnie

    Alternative Approaches to Education provides parents and teachers with information and guidance on different education options in the UK and further afield. This new and expanded edition, including additional chapters and up-to-date contact details, explains the values, philosophies and methods of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Inclusive Practice for Young Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    A Framework of Knowledge and Understanding for the Early Childhood Workforce

    By Carolyn Blackburn

    Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) have emerged as a major phenomenon within the education and health care systems. Prenatal exposure to alcohol is known to result in a range of birth anomalies for infants and children. Children with FASD experience a range of developmental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

  • What is 'It'?

    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...

    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

    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

    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

  • Dyslexia-friendly Strategies for Reading, Spelling and Handwriting

    A Toolkit for Teachers

    By Diane Montgomery

    Many pupils with dyslexia have poor spelling and handwriting, even when their reading is adequate. This practical yet evidence-based book shows teachers who work with pupils with dyslexia how they can effectively address these areas of weakness. Diane Montgomery introduces her popular Cognitive…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Piper Model

    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

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Music

    2nd Edition

    By Victoria Jaquiss, Diane Paterson

    The SEND Code of Practice (2015) has reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This topical book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making music lessons accessible and exciting for all pupils, including…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Addressing Special Educational Needs and Disability in the Curriculum: Modern Foreign Languages

    2nd Edition

    By John Connor

    The SEND Code of Practice has reinforced the requirement that all teachers must meet the needs of all learners. This book provides practical, tried and tested strategies and resources that will support teachers in making modern foreign languages accessible, challenging and exciting for all pupils,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Addressing SEND in the Curriculum

  • Social Stories for Kids in Conflict

    2nd Edition

    By John Ling

    Social Stories for Kids in Conflict is a practical guide to help young people improve their behaviour. Designed to help all those who work and/or live with young people who have difficulties with their behaviours and relationships with others, this book is a practical guide to help young people…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Speechmark Practical Therapy Manual

  • The Language Kit for Primary Schools

    Talking Together

    By Jenny Dundas, Jane Hutchinson

    The Language Kit for Primary Schools is a comprehensive toolkit for teachers, SENCOs and teaching assistants who deliver group interventions in order to support language and communication in schools. Key features of the kit include: suggested strategies with clear guidelines to help practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge

  • That's the Way I Think

    Dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and dyscalculia explained, 3rd Edition

    By David Grant

    About 1 in 20 individuals are dyslexic. This figure also applies for dyspraxia and ADHD. This fully revised edition of David Grant’s thought-provoking, insightful book develops our understanding of these specific learning differences and considers the further challenges presented by these…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Word Aware 2

    Teaching Vocabulary in the Early Years

    By Stephen Parsons, Anna Branagan

    This is a highly practical, comprehensive resource designed to support Early Years practitioners in the provision of effective vocabulary development in preschool children of all abilities. It is based on the same theory as the existing 'Word Aware' resource (9780863889554) but is adapted for Early…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12
    Routledge

  • Graphic Lives

    Essential Support Guide

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

  • Graphic Lives: Ava

    A Graphic Novel for Young Adults Dealing with an Eating Disorder

    By Carol Holliday, Jo Browning Wroe

    Graphic Lives is a series of highly engaging graphic novels for young people who may need counselling and psychotherapy. Each book introduces the difficulties faced by a teenage character and follows them as they travel on their therapeutic journey with a skilled and creative therapist. The key…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Graphic Lives

English Hub: Books for Inspirational Teachers

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