Total Communication is using all the different types of communication, speech, body language, tone of voice, Makaton sign, symbols, pictures, objects all to enhance communication. This is really important for those with learning disabilities, to support communication. In this episode, I discuss and pose questions about enhancing the environment both at school and home through adapting our environment, our teaching approach and resources.
Angela Charalambous, a reading specialist from the Workshop Reading Centre in Johannesburg discusses strategies to support a child to enjoy reading and feel more confident.
In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Jane Crawford and Helen Cottell from the West Sussex County Council Autism and Social Communication Team. They have recently put together an evidence based guide to anxiety in autism with Sebastian Gaigg from the Autism Research Group at City University of London.
In this episode, myself and experienced early years, special needs teacher Haia Ironside, discuss important themes to consider in autism early intervention.
My article 'Creating autism-inclusive classrooms' has been published in the Sept - Oct 19 edition of SEN Magazine.
It is very important to thoroughly prepare autistic children for a change to a new class or school. One way of doing this is to make a photo transition book that they can look at Read more…