Special World : Supporting SEN PLNs http://www.specialworld.net/ Special World - launch September 2014 - a free magazine linking and informing Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Schools everywhere.
The magazine will contain a mix of news, research, features, listings and reviews from around the world, with a focus on innovative classroom practice and the use of technology.
Special Needs in the Online Environment #webinar #recorded http://www.edtechleaders.org/webinars Accommodating Students with Special Needs in the Online Environment
During this webinar, Laura Sampson, Online Facilitator with ETLO, is joined by Leslie Fetzer, SREB/iNACOL 2012 National Online Teacher of the Year. Leslie is a pioneer in teaching students with special needs in the online environment. Laura and Leslie share their ideas on how to make the online learning environment more accessible for all.
Presentation (Conversation) at #educon 27 Jan 2013 educonphilly.org An innovation conference where we can come together, both in person and virtually, to discuss the future of schools. Every session will be an opportunity to discuss and debate ideas — from the very practical to the big dreams.
What childrens perspectives tell us about inclusion http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=2041 What children's perspectives tell us about inclusion
Free Open University online course and materials (4 hours)
The underlying premise of this unit is that we are all experts in different ways, and that our different experiences and understandings are of value.
Inclusive education is presented and discussed as under...
Training as a Teacher of the Deaf http://tinyurl.com/d2mgv Training as a Teacher of the Deaf
This fact sheet, produced jointly by the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD), the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) and the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), is for people thinking of training as a Teacher of the Deaf. It gives a brief description of the work that Teachers of the Deaf do, then describes the qualifications needed and how to obtain them.
Online courses listed at 'Inclusion' (UK) http://tinyurl.com/2eeuht Online courses and training materials listed at 'Inclusion' (UK)
AbilityNet Courses http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/ AbilityNet Courses
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Preparing New Teachers for Inclusion in Classrooms http://tinyurl.com/2cdet4 Preparing New Teachers for Inclusive Schools and Classrooms.
The policy of including pupils with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools and classes is now firmly established in many jurisdictions worldwide. Successful implementation of such policy depends largely on teachers having the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to make it work.
Special Needs (SEN) : Videos and PowerPoints http://specialeducationneeds.blogspot.com/ The link above goes to one of the Shambles "Forest of Theme Blogs" pages that provides videos and other multimedia resources to support the topic here.
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Making your teaching inclusive http://www.open.ac.uk/inclusiveteaching/ Making your teaching inclusive
This site has practical advice about teaching inclusively and will also help you meet the requirements of the (UK) Disability Discrimination Act. It will give you an insight into what study is like for disabled students, and what you can do to make a difference.
An Open University website
"There are many useful videos and case studies which may suggest ideas about how products and support materials can help address inclusion issues."
The most compelling reasons for making your teaching inclusive come from the students themselves and the staff who support them.
There are video clips throughout the site to tell their stories.
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