Founder of Autism Movement Therapy® Inc. Joanne Lara will be in the UK this April to run AMT® certification workshops that will be open to ALL. With no dance experience required to participate the author of Autism Movement Therapy® Method: Waking up the Brain! will guide attendees through this unique program that outlines the functions of the brain specifically pertinent to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and shows how music and independent movement can help strengthen the body and brain connection. This practical and positive programme will give all comers the techniques needed to use AMT® effectively in a range of environments and will provide all who complete the course with a certificate.
With an established background in psychology and education , author John Holland has written numerous books for JKP about bereavement and loss. In this blog, John gives insight on his firsthand experience in working with bereaved children in schools – which also happens to be the core topic of his newest book Responding to Loss and Bereavement in Schools.
14 years after the publication of his bestselling book Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome, Luke Jackson is back with the sequel, Sex, Drugs & Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD): A User Guide to Adulthood and you can read an extract from the book only on the JKP blog.
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Diana Hudson, author of Specific Learning Difficulties – What Teachers Need to Know, is a tutor and mentor to students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), as well as a subject classroom teacher (biology) and she has been a SENCO. She also has a diagnosis of dyslexia herself, and is a parent to four children, three of whom have been diagnosed with SpLD. In this post she gives her top tips and advice for parents who think their child may have a specific learning difficulty, and looks at how children with SpLD’s can best be supported.
Jonathan Charlesworth is the Executive Director of the multi-award winning charity Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH), UK, and author of That’s So Gay! – Challenging Homophobic Bullying. With over thirty years’ teaching and training experience, he regularly delivers training and consultancy on homophobic bullying, harassment and crime to schools, colleges, universities, and the police service. In honour of LGBT History Month, Jonathan talks about how his book can help schools to address homophobic bullying, with examples of how some schools have already put strategies from the book into practice.