Inclusion for Primary School Teachers by Nancy Gedge
Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities by Cherryl Drabble
Both published by Bloomsbury (2016)
Reviewing these books was a little daunting. I know both these ladies well and have great respect for their SEND knowledge and experience. If you follow either of them on Twitter, you will know that they always talk sense, give great advice and challenge those who don't consider the SEND children in our schools. However, I wanted to read and review these books with an open mind and without prejudice and so over the Christmas hols I've settled down with a glass of wine (red for each, just to be fair) and jumped into their world of advice for teachers. Both books are aimed at non-SEND-specialist new or young teachers, SENCOs or teachers wanting a refresher and update on the SEND Code of practice. Both fulfilled the brief, in my opinion, but I'm going to give you more information about each because they are different books - and in that way they complement each other very well.