Month: September 2015

Adapting the Hungry Caterpillar book for children with VI

To complement the fine motor sequencing activities with the Hungry Caterpillar book (see previous blog post), here’s a blog page with some super activity ideas for children who are blind or have low vision. Hungry Caterpillar adapted for low vision Bookmark the site as they post some really useful and very practical ideas.

New SEN ICT courses announced

I’ve just posted details of the first in our series of ‘Every Moment Matters’ ICT courses for colleagues involved in the education of people with severe, profound and complex needs. This course entitled ‘Interacting with the world through ICT’ covers a range of technologies and teaching strategies that will be useful to colleagues new to Read More …

Teaching Framework for severe and complex needs

Here’s a really useful free PDF document from South Lanarkshire. This framework for supporting pupils with severe and profound needsĀ discuss approaches to learning and to identifying possible targets and outcomes while offering many practical suggestions. Lots of links to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence but easily adaptable for any school. Highly recommended. Framework for Supporting Read More …

Switch Labels for all SENICT Software

After a number of requests from colleagues, we’ve just added a full set of switch labels for all of the titles on our SENICT software web site. Labels are available as a PDF file for Large (Big Mack), Medium (Jelly Bean) and Small (Specs) size switches. Full instructions are included. You can download the whole Read More …

International Speak like a Pirate Day

September the 19th is ‘International Speak like a Pirate Day’ when schools all over the world take part in a whole range of pirate themed learning activities. If you’re planning on taking part, we’ve drawn together a range of useful resources to get you started. Pirate Resources