You need no magic to make a classroom SEND-friendly
Nancy Gedge demystifies a process that is often put off by teachers, but which can make everybody’s lives easier
It can appear to teachers that making adjustments for a young person with SEND is something very mysterious, involving lots of complicated ingredients. It is one reason why accommodations and adjustments remain undone: we fear what we don’t know, so we put it to the bottom of our to-do list and hope that it will somehow sort itself out.
Sadly, that’s not a policy that is ever going to work. But luckily for us, there are plenty of un-magical and decidedly uncomplicated things that we can do to make our classroom SEND-friendly. Even better, when we do them, we find that our lives become easier ...