This is a general introduction to special needs for teachers, trainees, teaching assistants, SENCOs, and in fact anyone who works with youngpeople in a learning environment. Finton O'Regan provides readers withhelpful hints and strategies for dealing with a wide range of difficulties, including those in the areas of communication, learning, behavioural, sensory/physical, and medical. This book also contains a glossary, anacronym-buster, and a comprehensive directory.
Fintan O'Regan was Head of the only specialist school in the UK for teaching and managing ADHD. He now works as a SEN advisor for Surrey LEA and is a teacher trainer on ADHD and related behaviour management issues.