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Brookes Publishing

American based publisher with a good range of titles on children with disabilities. Read More »

Essential Reading Plus

List of Books on special Education from Essential Reading Plus Read More »

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An independent publisher of a very broad range of academic books in the social and behavioural sciences including: Art Therapies Syndromes Health & Social Care Disa... Read More »

SEN Press

Specialist publisher of books for young people (aged 14-19) with special educational needs (operating at Level 1). The titles focus on life skills and social situations.  Read More »

Woodbine House

An American based publisher with a broad range of titles on a number of different conditions/syndromes and topics such as speech and behaviour. Worth a look.  Read More »

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Essential Reading Plus
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waving not drowning
A newsletter for parents of disabled children who work or want to work. Just e-mail Janet Mearns (Editor) on janet.mearns@workingfamilies.org.uk to receive a free newsletter. They also operate a free helpline on 020 7253 7243, e-forums, policy meetings and campaigns. Read More
What is Dyslexia?
The author provides information about all the most common types of dyslexia: trouble with sounds, trouble remembering how letters and words look, trouble finding words, and mixed dyslexia. He deals with the basic facts and adopts a style which is accessible to children without talking down to them. ... Read More
The Ghost of Grania O'Malley
Jessie O'Malley has cerebral palsy. She sets out on an adventure to save the Big Hill on Clare Island and discovers how important it is to fight for the things you really want. Read More
Times Educational Supplement Special Needs Resources
The Times Educational Supplement (TES) is currently developing its Special Needs resource web site. We offer free quality resources for those working with children who have Special Needs. The resources are made by teachers and so are tried and tested. There are a range of resources that support ch... Read More
Draft Provisions to Change SEN Law Draft Provisions to Change SEN Law
On Monday September 3rd 2012 the Department of Education published the draft changes to legislation that the Government are proposing to introduce to SEN system.  Read More
Introduction to EHC Plans Introduction to EHC Plans
A comprehensive introduction to EHC PLans writtten by Sean Kennedy, a barrister with DH Law.    Read More
Benefits Rates Poster Benefits Rates Poster
Benefits Rates Poster produced by Social Welfare Training for 2013/14. Still in Draft form with complete version due in March. Read More
Travel Support Card - TfL
The travel support card is suitable for independent young adults when they are travelling in London. They can use it on buses, trams, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), the Tube, London Overground, and at Victoria Coach Station. Read More
Books created by children with special needs at a school in East London
Teacher Paul Blum set out to create books that would engage his pupils sufficiently when he discovered that there was little available for children with special needs that were appropriate for their ages and interests. He came up with some ideas and then the children took over, developing the st... Read More