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Sharing because its such a fantastic resource from the sensory projects and anyone working with people with complex needs of any age should read.
Hope you find it useful and pass it far and wide!
A choice board for pupils with communication difficulties or social anxiety to choose between popular books all schools are likely to have. Images of front covers, easily identifiable for pupils.
A communication board for pupils with communication difficulties to make choices between the popular ‘Melodie Signs’ videos on YouTube. Support pupils to make independent choices in reward time/ music sessions while promoting Makaton signing.
A highly structured powerpoint for relaxation and proprioceptive/ vestibular awareness development. Parts of the body widgit symbols have been replaced due to copyright- but easy to edit back in if needed.
Combines yoga, massage, body brushing etc.
A simple flow chart outlining how a teacher could use the information gathered from Functional behaviour analysis could be used to identify potential strategies to support pupils with SEND/ challenging behaviour.
Designed for RQTs, teachers new to SEND, or leaders who would like an aid to support training/ discussions around behaviour. Could potentially be used with parents to aid discussions around behaviour planning.
A good signposting tool towards interventions and strategies.
A phonics tracking document designed for SEND/ ALN teachers for pupils working at phase 1 of the letter and sounds document.
Environmental Sounds: To explore and recognise a range of sounds in and around school.
Instrumental Sounds: To explore and recognising a range of instruments and the sounds they can make.
Body Sounds: To explore body percussion and vocalisation.
Rhythm and Rhyme: To join in with rhymes, recognising the patterns in spoken language.
Alliteration: To develop understanding of repeated sounds in language.
Voice Sounds: To distinguish between vocalised sounds and begin to combine and blend sounds.
Oral Blending and Segmenting: To develop an awareness of the sounds which make up words.
I have used with a group of pupils at phase 1 and phase 2 to b
develop listening skills.