Sensory, physical and medical needs organisations, links and resources - Graduated approach to Inclusion - SENCO Guide
This section provides links to websites, documents, reports or books that provide user reviews, research, or guidance on the efficacy of commercial programmes and resourcing.
Links to useful resources and a document listing teacher-reviewed resources for blind and partially-sighted learners.
Book Share (Previously Load2Learn)
Accessible online library for people with print disabilities. Useful for a range of needs
Reviews technology including Apps which may be useful for children and young people with a hearing impairment.
Plymouth Advisory Teachers: Sensory Support
Useful information sheets and webinars on using ICT to overcome barriers to learning. Very useful poster "Supporting Writing Difficulties".
Aim to increase understanding, awareness and knowledge of needs of children and young people with complex communication needs.
Adapting technology. Resources, information and webinars.
Supplier of hardware equipment and software that helps learners with SEND use a computer, communicate and learn.
Supporting fair and equal access to information.
Literacy without limits! Clicker is a child-friendly tool that enables learners of all abilities to significantly develop their literacy skills.
Directory of ICT resources.
Provider of mobility equipment, support and life skills for learners with disabilities.
Providing sporting opportunities for children and young people with disabilities.
Providing support and information for children and young people with hemiplegia and their families.
Supporting children and young people with neurological conditions through research, information and direct on-going support.
Muscular Dystrophy UK
Providing support and information to children and young people with muscular dystrophy and their families.
Providing support and information to children and young people with disabilities, and their families.
Wilson Stuart School
Online 'out-reach' advice and resources for a specialist physical impairment school.
Advice on practical Science and Technology for schools, including health and safety issues.
English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS)
Supporting children and young people with disabilities to be physically active.
- Jenkinson, J; Hyde, T & Ahmed, S (2008). Building Blocks for Learning, Occupational Therapy Approaches; practical strategies for the inclusion of special needs in primary schools. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN 978-0470058572
- Jenkinson, J; Hyde, T & Ahmed, S (2002). Occupational Therapy Approaches for Secondary Special Needs - practical classroom strategiesWhurr Publishers. ISBN 978-1861563309
- Cornwall, J & Robertson, C (1999) Individual Education Plans - Physical disability and Medical Conditions. David Fulton Publishers Ltd. ISBN 978-1853465253
Providing support and information to children and young people with epilepsy and associated conditions.
Guidance and templates for schools supporting pupils with medical conditions.
Help and support
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This page is part of Plymouth's Local Offer and was last updated on 4 May 2022.