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Textbooks and teaching materials

Reading Wolf Hill series. Suitable for older children with Reading difficulties. levels 1 -5
Literacy Scheme for Specific Learning Difficulties Lifeboat authors Ellis & Davison. Contact http://www.robinswoodpress.com/main/index.php
Listening Skills Jean Gilliam De Gaetano Pubished by Winslow
Look, Listen, Think Prim-Ed
Listen, Think & Do 1 & 2 Each pack contains photocopiable exercises together with CDs. Organisational skills are encouraged by ensuring that the pupils listen and check that they’re on the correct page and have the correct materials. Each exercise gives instructions that progress in difficulty
£29.99 each or £54.90 for 2 http://www.dyslexia-inst.org.uk/
World of Science – Special Needs (SEN) Copymasters Graham Booth, Bob McDuell, and John Sears O.U.P
Second Chance Readers Specially developed phonic reading scheme and fun activities. Sample downloads available at http://www.jjeducational.co.uk/
Photocopiable booklets in basic literacy, numeracy and spelling. Also literacy challenge for secondary pupils. www.eprint.co.uk
Language Master Cards http://www.language-master.co.uk/
Mind Games Program for Dyslexia, suitable for 7 -17 years. Starter Pack available from 08453306550http://www.ukdyslexialive.co.uk/shopping/mind_games/index.html
Cards, Games, Songs etc. http://www.dotolearn.com
Concentration Grids, Word Attack sheets, Flip Cards etc. http://www.iol.ie/~askeabns/discipli.htm
Magnetic Phonics Stimulating way to encourage pupils to blend and segment words. Includes magnetic whiteboard and worksheets. Educational Printing Service Ltd.
The Text Checker This device is a set of cards which attach to your key ring and allow you to check the language level of any text for your pupils. http://www.tic1.co.uk/
List of Acronyms Some commonly used acronyms in education
Lifeboat Scheme designed by a respected team of SEN professionals for dyslexic children, this unique literacy resource has proved an enormous success across a wide range of literacy teaching applications. includes sample lessons.
Maths Power of 2 http://www.powerof2.co.uk/intro.html
Talking Dice Talking Dice is available in 16 different topics and colour coded. Topics include hobbies, pets, weather, transport, clothes, snacks, drinks, people, school, body parts, furniture, accommodation, occupations, in my pencil case, sports and extreme sports. Each dice, e.g. clothes, has the following six illustrations, one on each side; trousers, teeshirt, a pair of socks, a pair of trainers, a cap and a jumper. The dice are good for oral language, story telling, memory recall, sequencing and creative writing.

Talking Dice are available from Carroll Educational Supplies, Dublin. Phone 01-4567279. Each topic consists of six dice and costs 11 euro. Variety sets of one dice from each topic are also available.

Flexitables These are 20cm moulded plastic number squares which exploit visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning for maths. www.flexitable.co.uk
Teaching Clocks Wooden clock with removeable hands and numbers. www.toy-choice.co.uk/qd_Wooden_Toys.html

Cloxi has two dials, one for minutes and one for hours. http://www.ideasun.com/cloxi.php

EasyLearn Photocopiable Teaching Materials for Special Needs EasyLearn 01636 830242www.easylearn.co.uk
Easywriter Pencils A triangular shaped pencil which helps children adopt the correct grip http://www.ideasun.com/easyriter.php
Yoropen Various types of pen to help with finger support, grip etc. also for left-handed users. http://yoropen.colespenco.com/main.html

Books for teachers

How to Teach and Manage Children with ADHD Fintan O’Regan The Dyslexia Institute
Supporting Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Kate E Spohrer Questions Publishing 2002
The New Social Story Book – Illustrated Edition Future Horizons Inc (Texas)
Autism in the Early Years Cumine, Leach & Stevenson – David Fulton
Publishers ISBN 1-85346-599-2
Supporting Children with Autism in Mainstream Schools D. Seach, M Lloyd & M Preston, Questions Publishing 2002
Asperger Syndrome the Universe and Everything Kenneth Hall 2001 Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd
Asperger Syndrome A Practical Guide for Teachers Cumine, Leach and Stevenson, 1998, David Fulton
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy: Principals and Management Panteliadis C, Strassburg H, Thieme 2004
Challenging Behaviour
Cracking the Hard Class Bill Rogers available at Amazon
Classroom Behaviour: Strategies for Managing the Harder Class Bill Rogers
The Mathematical Brain Butterworth 200 London Macmillan
Maths for Dyslexics – A Teaching Handbook Chinn & Ashcroft 1998 London Whurr
Specific Learning Difficulties in Mathematics – a classroom approach El-Naggar 1996 Tamworth NASEN
Basic Topics in Mathematics for Dyslexics henderson & Miles 2001 London Whurr
Dyslexia and Mathematics Miles and Miles 1992 London Routledge
Mathematics Solutions – An Introduction to Dyscalculia Part A, Part B Poustie 2000 Taunton Next Generation
Practical Activities for Children with Dyscalculia by Tony Attwood RB/CD Rom £24.95
1687 Practical Activities for Children with Dyscalculia: Parents Edition by Tony Attwood Cop £9.99
First and Best in Education Ltdhttp://www.firstandbest.co.uk/titleopqrs.htm
Developmental Coordination Disorder Hints and Tips for the Activities of Daily Living Morven F Ball Published Jessica Kingsley
Developmental Dyspraxia.
Identification and Intervention
Madeleine Portwood David Fulton Publishers
Understanding Dyslexia A Teacher’s Perspective Janet Townend Dyslexia Institute
Dyslexia in Practice A Guide for Teachers Ed Janet Townend & Martin Turner Kluwer Academic/Plenum
How to Identify and Support Children with Dyslexia Chris Neanon The Dyslexia Institute
Dyslexia and Modern LanguagesDyslexia and HistoryDyslexia and Geography

Dyslexia and ICT

Dyslexia and PE

Dyslexia and Art, Design & Technology

Crombie DarbieWilliams




Published by David Fulton,

‘Dyslexia:Assessing the need for Access Arrangements
during Examinations. A
Practical Guide 2nd Edition’
Gill Backhouse with Elizabeth Dolman Caroline Read. published by PATOSS
The Secret Life of the Dyslexic Child Robert Frank ISBN 1-4050-0675-7
Dyslexia, assessing and reporting ed. Gill Backhouse & Kath Morris, Hodder Murray ISBN 0 340 900199
The Boxall Profile: Handbook for Teachers Bennathan & Boxall details at http://www.nurturegroups.org/publications/boxallprofile.asp
Gifted Young Children; A guide for teachers and parents OU Press
Theories of Inclusion. A Students’ Guide Peter Clough, Jenny Corbett
available at www.Amazon.com
Parent-Teacher Partnerships H Blamires, Robertson & J Blamires Published by David Fulton
Involving Parents in Individual Eduction Plans Surrey County Council 1996
Speech and Communication
How to Manage Communication Problems in Young Children M Kersner & J Wright Published by David Fulton
Visual Impairment
Visual Impairment, Access to Education for Children and Young People Heather Mason & Stephen McCall David Fulton Publishers
Teaching Children with Visual Impairments A B Best, Open University Press
The Visually Handicapped Child in your Classroom EK Chapman & J M Stone, Cassell Educational Ltd
A-Z School Health Adrian Brooke and Steve Welton Published by David Fulton
Managing Special Needs in Mainstream Schools The Role of the SENCO Edited by J Dwyfor Davies, P Garner and J Lee, David Fulton Publishers 1998
Teaching Thinking Skills in Science to Learners with Special Needs International Journal of Special Education pp84-94
Teacher Guide to Readability levels http://www.ncll.org.uk/20_books/20_our_publications/40-resources
The CASE approach for pupils with learning difficulties School Science REview pp73-80

Resources for Deaf/hearing Impaired Children

Word Games for Children with SLD(Dyslexia)pdf

Listening Activities for Young Cpdf