Category: Educational Book Review

Review: Fish in a Tree

This weekend I’ve been reading a brilliant chapter book for children called Fish in a Tree. A wonderful book to help children in particular with dyslexia and/ other Special Educational Needs feel empowered. Fish in a Tree is about a girl who has moved schools many times and […]

Review: BSL Baby Sign Link Book

A few months ago, you may remember, I wrote about how you can support children learning British Sign Language (BSL). Have a read of the blog post here. As part of this article I featured some fantastic BSL resources by Deaf Books. I’m excited to share with you […]

Review: Autism Spectrum Disorder Course by OnLineTraining

I’ve just completed a brilliant and informative course by OnLine Training on Autism Spectrum Disorders this week. If you’ve not come cross OnLine Training, they provide a range of professional development SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) courses for teachers and teaching assistants. Their courses are completely online […]

‘Can I Tell you About…’ books

For parents of children with Special Educational Needs, trying to help others (family members, friends, peers, professionals etc) understand their child can sometimes be difficult. We’ve been reading a selection of books from the series “Can I Tell You About…“ which includes books for the the following Autism […]

Review: ‘100 Ideas’ Series (Bloomsbury)

I’ve  been reading a selection of Special Educational Needs books from the 100 Ideas for Teachers  (Bloomsbury) I’ve also been reading their book on School Readiness by Claire Ford,  as part of our focus on helping children who start school in September.  What did we like about them?  Packed full […]