• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Fully up to date with the SEND Code of Practice this book explores all the key contemporary issues relevant to supporting children with special needs in an early years context. Combining theory with practice, it demonstrates how to ensure children’s individual needs are at the heart of early years provision. Key topics covered include: • The history and current climate of SEN provision • Working with Parents • Models of special needs provision • Leadership and inclusion • Professional ethics • Multi-agency working • Early intervention • International perspectivesx This core textbook is an essential read for early years students at all levels, and early years practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the core issues affecting special needs provision.

Pupil and Parent Voice : Contributions to Assessment and Planning
Pupil and Parent Voice: Contributions to Assessment and Planning
Rebecca Crutchley
Chapter Objectives
  • What are the principles of effective assessment for children with SEND in the early years?
  • How can the graduated response approach be used effectively to provide appropriate interventions for children with SEND?
  • How can schools and settings ensure children and parents are fully involved in the assessment process?
  • How can person-centred plans be used to encourage greater levels of participation from children, parents and carers?

As discussed in previous chapters, there is a clear requirement in the Children and Families Act 2014 and the 2015 Code of Practice for children to be at the heart of the assessment process, and for parents and carers to be fully involved ...

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