Primary Special Needs and the National Curriculum

Primary Special Needs and the National Curriculum

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This new edition of Ann Lewis's widely acclaimed text has been substantially revised and updated to take into account the recent revisions to the National Curriculum and the guidance of the Code of Practice. It provides: *an analysis of the issues and practicalities of implementing the National Curriculum at primary school level *an exploration of the main trends concerning the education of children with learning difficulties *guidelines on safeguarding a broad curriculum, assessing children's learning and helping all children gain access to the National Curriculum Related issues such as the grouping of children, the role of the special needs coordinator, resources, record keeping and the legal position are also examined. These areas are explored in the light of classroom practice, evidence about the impact of the National Curriculum to date and wider research evidence and policy analysis.If sensory or physical difficulties are suspected then liaison with care-givers and the schoola#39;s coordinator for special educational needs about the issue ... Mainstream teachers may also have to respond to a range of childrena#39;s medical problems, notably asthma, epilepsy and diabetes. ... However, the teachers had a good general knowledge of this condition and adequate awareness of the likely difficultiesanbsp;...

Title:Primary Special Needs and the National Curriculum
Author:Ann Lewis
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-01-04


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