Category: Guest posts

Deciphering the Language of Behaviour (Guest Post)

Graham Chatterley is a regular guest blogger for Axcis. Until recently, he was a member of senior management in a specialist school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs. Alongside this he is a dedicated father and one

Planning for an autism friendly Christmas (guest post)

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings. She has kindly written us this guest post about planning for an autism friendly Christmas.     Music, glitter, festive

Who are Sky Badger and why do you need to know about them as a SEND teacher or TA? (Guest post)

In this guest blog, Naomi Tomkys OBE, CEO for Sky Badger, tells us all about the charity, what they do and how they can assist you with your SEND support needs. We think that you’ll agree that they are a

Delivering an equal right to sight to children in special schools (guest post)

Here Donna O’Brien, of the charity SeeAbility, talks about its groundbreaking work with a number of special schools, that led to the partnership getting the nasen Axcis sponsored award for provision of year, 2019! SeeAbility is a national charity and

Teaching is About Relationships: Be an Ideal Friend (Guest Post)

In this guest post, Journalist Cheryl Hearts discusses the qualities of an ideal friend and the importance of teachers including these qualities into their everyday practice. There is a belief that every person that we cross paths with during our

How to Help Your Child Thrive in the Long Run By Making Healthy Decisions Now (Guest Post)

Jenny Wise has kindly provided this guest post for the Axcis blog which talks about the importance of health and wellbeing for getting your child off to a good start in life. Parents are a child’s first teacher, friend, and

5 Tips for helping young people with eating disorders in schools (guest post)

Hope Virgo, Author and Mental Health Campaigner has kindly provided this guest post for the Axcis blog. I always struggled quite a bit when I was growing up with my emotions. I hated feeling anything but particularly distressing things. I

Preparing to teach SEND in September (guest post)

How can you prepare to support children with SEND in the new school year? Alex Grady, Education Development Officer for nasen, has kindly provided us with this essential guidance in her guest blog for Axcis. (Re-post). Getting off to a

Special Technology Tools and Apps. for SEND Children and Students (Guest Post)

Emma Robertson, advocate for innovation in learning has kindly provided this guest blog for Axcis which explores various tools and apps to support SEND children in the classroom and at home. With technology becoming a big part of our lives,

The power of project based learning (guest post)

SEMH school leader, Graham Chatterley is a regular contributor to the Axcis blog, In this post, he discusses the power or project based learning. I do a lot of outreach and much of the time I’m asked how we get

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