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Oustanding SEND Support Plan and Whole School Rationale

Oustanding SEND Support Plan and Whole School Rationale

This is an excellent resources for SENCO's and Heads who need to demonstrate a system to show how all universal services are working together to deliver the outcomes of all children who have an EHCP or awaiting assessment for one . One of the key features identified in the SEND code of practice 2015 is working together across education, health and social care for joint outcomes. As a school it is required that we should ‘develop a joint understanding of the outcomes that their local population of children and young people with SEN and disabilities aspires to, and use it to produce a joint plan, which they then deliver jointly, and review jointly.’ The legal framework in relation to the code of practice indicated that under Section 25 of the Children and Families Act 2014 local authorities (Schools) should ensure integration between educational provision, health and social care provisions, where this would promote wellbeing and improve the quality of provision for disabled young people and those with SEN. (page 38 of the Code of Practice). As a result of the legal framework and Ofsted recomendation it was decided to devise a universal system where all provision / outcomes are identified and specific to the individual children at ………. School. Having discussed this with external professionals and researched what is identified as outstanding practice, I began to create a system that is universal with all stakeholders and acknowledges the views of the child and how to best support them. In reflection to the above a new whole school framework has been develop and I have worked closely with the Head of Care, Chair of governors, Educational Psychologist, LA SEND Department, …….. (Upper School SENCO), ……..(Team Teach Lead), ……. (PSA) to produce a system called (Individual SEN Support Plan).
rcooke1
Understanding Working Memory

Understanding Working Memory

Comprehensive PowerPoint presentation covering the content of 'Understanding Working Memory: A Classroom Guide' by Professor S Gathercole and Dr T Alloway. The pdf of the whole document is freely available on the internet. I developed this presentation to support the delivery of my staff meeting training on working memory and how class teachers can support children with working memory problems. Useful for SENCos, SLT and class teachers.
MrsWalls
Spring Cloze.

Spring Cloze.

14 cloze procedures with word banks of 6 or 8 words each. These words can be found/highlighted in sentences under three boxes for pupils to depict what they read with the same words to be filled in letter by letter underneath a main picture to color in.
butterbeans65
wait cards

wait cards

this resource is very useful for teaching children with special needs how to wait during certain tasks or situations (time out, waiting for an appointment, etc). The small 'wait"cards, will be stuck on the big yellow circle. You decide the length of time between the "wait' cards.
melinda_sali
Cooking & Presenting: Afternoon Tea

Cooking & Presenting: Afternoon Tea

This unit has been designed for 8 to 16-year-old students to plan, develop and present an afternoon tea to invited guests. This is very visual so can be used for students with disabilities. Planning: Discover what is an afternoon tea. Plan an afternoon for guests Cooking Practices and Techniques: 1. Learn all about safety and hygiene in the kitchen. 2. Plan, make and evaluate biscuits, cakes, scones and a variety of sandwiches. Craft Activities: 1.Create a handmade invitation
natclarke
Daily Living Skill Into PowerPoint

Daily Living Skill Into PowerPoint

Introduce your students to the Daily Living Skills series with this informational power point presentation. The presentation explains WHY students will be using the program (to gain transition skills) and then explains HOW to use the Unit Checklist, Answer Key and Parent Letters. Use this presentation for your students, or as a Back-to-School or Parent Presentation for the community. Clear, concise and student-friendly, this presentation will set the stage for a successful implementation of this Life Skills Program.
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DLS Making Meals 9 Video Series

DLS Making Meals 9 Video Series

These engaging videos are part of Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills—Making Meals series offering transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. The component workbook is written on a high third/low fourth grade level with airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting U.S. federally mandated, Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence. Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-three page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible. Videos are meant to be used in conjunction with the workbook. Videos for this book include: Microwave Safety Microwave Oatmeal Microwave Popcorn Microwave Mac N Cheese Microwave Bean Burritos Microwave Hot Dogs One-Pan Pasta One-Pot Soup One-Pan Cake Videos are moderately paced, step by step and “clutter-free” so that students can focus on the skills being presented. Comprehension worksheets for each video are provided in the workbooks. Lessons in Daily Living Skills—Making Meals include: Recipes and comprehension-testing worksheets for all the recipes listed above. Additional recipes include Oven-Baked Chicken, Chicken and Rice, Sensational Salads, Lovely Lentils and Apple Crisp. All recipes use the “Cheap and Healthy Foods” discussed in the “Nutrition” book of the series. Finally, healthy alternatives to higher fat and sugar recipes are discussed. Also included are Parent Verification Letters, answer key and grading sheet. Combined with “Kitchen Basics,” “Nutrition,” “Grocery Shopping,” and “Making Meals,” these workbooks and videos provide an intensive and comprehensive unit on cooking and health.
susan_traugh
DLS Cleaning House Videos

DLS Cleaning House Videos

These 5 "Cleaning House" videos are part of Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. Written on a high third/low fourth grade level with airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting U.S. federally mandated, Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence. Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-three page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.
susan_traugh
DLS Complete Bundle Pack

DLS Complete Bundle Pack

Here’s the larger bundle pack you’ve been asking for containing 34 Daily Living Skills units designed for mild-to-moderately affected special needs high school students, but appropriate for any young person wanting independent living skills. If you looking for a smaller pack of books, check out the Basic Bundle or the Big Bundle, or you may want to try any of the theme-based bundles offered on this site. Daily Living Skills meets U.S. federal mandates for transition services for special needs teens and Indicator 13 requirements. Written on a high third/low fourth grade level, each unit is filled with airy pages and lots of bullet-point facts and information so that reluctant readers can use the program independently. Yet, while supporting their ability level, this program also honors the humor and sensibilities of teens and young adults. Each 2-4 page lesson has a quiz or activity for students to check comprehension and each is focused on helping students determine their needs and desires for the program. While the books may be used in a "buy-today, use-today" method, a Teacher's Manual is also available on this site for teachers who prefer this support. The manual contains tips for implementation of the program and program management along with written ITP goals for each workbook, a class grading system for most units and notes (as needed) for most workbook. (The Teacher's Manual is revised each summer to add new books written that year--you will be notified.) Finally, a Power Point Presentation is also provided here (free) which will allow you to introduce the program to students, parents and/or administrators in a quick, yet comprehensive manner. All units have a lesson/quiz format to constantly check for comprehension, a complete grading sheet, answer key, parent verification letters to document compliance with federal standards and airy, third-grade reading level pages. Making Meals and Cleaning House both include video modeling of important life skills in an accessible, clear format. The 34 books in this bundle pack are: Becoming Likable Becoming Self-Aware Building Character Building Self-Esteem Building Self-Motivation Buying Insurance Celebrating Holidays Cleaning House (with videos) Creating Self-Confidence Decision Making Doing Laundry Dress for Success Everyday Manners Fair Fighting Getting a Paycheck Grocery Shopping Interviewing Skills Kitchen Basics Making Conversation Making Meals (with videos) Managing Stress Nutrition Outdoor Chores Overcoming Failure Paying Bills Safe Dating Seeking Employment Staying Healthy Time Management Transportation Voting Who
susan_traugh
DLS Social Skills Bundle

DLS Social Skills Bundle

Here’s the bundle pack you’ve been asking for containing four Daily Living Skills units focusing on social skills and designed for mild-to-moderately affected special needs high school students, but appropriate for any young person wanting independent living skills. This transition to adult life program provides in depth lessons on the following social skills: Everyday Manners Making Conversation Fair Fighting Safe Dating All units have a lesson/quiz format to constantly check for comprehension, a complete grading sheet, answer key, parent verification letters to document compliance with federal standards and airy, third-grade reading level pages. All workbooks meet Indicator 13 requirements of the U.S. federal transition standards. The Tables of Contents for each workbook are included in the "Preview" section of each individual book on this site. To preview the program format, tone and reading level, download the free unit—Doing the Laundry—which is also available on this site.
susan_traugh
DLS Basics Workbooks  Bundle

DLS Basics Workbooks Bundle

Here’s the bundle pack you’ve been asking for containing ten (out of thirty-five) Daily Living Skills units designed for mild-to-moderately affected special needs high school students, but appropriate for any young person wanting independent living skills. It is also the bundle pack that teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities find the most useful. Of the books in the series, this pack provides lessons in the most fundamental of adult living skills with the least difficult vocabulary and concepts.This transition to adult life program provides in depth lessons on the following life skills: Dress for Success Staying Healthy Cleaning House Doing the Laundry Kitchen Basics Nutrition Grocery Shopping Making Meals Transportation Paying Bills Making Meals and Cleaning House both include video modeling of important life skills in an accessible, clear format. Videos need to be downloaded separately as the files are too large to bundle. However, all videos are free on this website, so you can obtain the entire bundle and all its component parts for this one low price. A Teacher's Manual is also available for teachers who prefer this support. The manual contains tips for implementation of the program and program management along with written ITP goals for each workbook, a class grading system for each unit and notes (as needed) for each workbook. Finally, a Power Point Presentation is also provided here (free) which will allow you to introduce the program to students, parents and/or administrators in a quick, yet comprehensive manner. All units have a lesson/quiz format to constantly check for comprehension, a complete grading sheet, answer key, parent verification letters to document compliance with U.S. federal standards and airy, third-grade reading level pages
susan_traugh