Category: SEND Resources

In this section of the Axcis blog, you will find articles, classroom resources and much more to support your SEND practice. For a quick summary of what’s available, take a look at our SEND Resources Overview. We hope that you’ll find what you are looking for on here. If not, get in touch and let us know what you need, and we will do our best to find it and add it!

New to autism? (Guest post)

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings (check out her website here). She has kindly written us this guest post which gives advice to those who are

7 helpful ways for your child with autism to get a good night’s sleep (guest post)

  Guest blogger Sarah Cummings gives us some useful tips for helping autistic children to sleep well at night.   Getting children to sleep at night is a problem all parents face. For parents with children with autism however an

Top SEND websites to bookmark

At Axcis, we have been busy scouring the internet for useful websites. From resources and training to news and blogs, our rundown is bound to yield some gems you can bookmark. So why not take a look this half term,

Is variety in the curriculum the prescription children with ADHD need? (Guest post)

Graham Chatterley is an assistant head at a school in Warrington for pupils with a range of SEMH needs. He has 4 children, of which the youngest 2 have varying ASD needs. One is very high functioning with some social and understanding

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Axcis February Giveaway: How to support ASC children in primary school (Lynn McCann Book)

The Axcis February Giveaway is to win this excellent book by well respected autism specialist Lynn McCann. Hear from Lynn about why she wrote the book and  enter our giveaway here. About Lynn McCann Lynn McCann is an independent Specialist Autism Teacher

It’s not too late to sign your school up for NSPCC Number Day 2018

“Take part and make maths count” on Friday 2nd Feb 2018 with the NSPCC Number Day. Find out how to sign up, and what resources are available here. What is Number Day? Number Day is a maths-inspired fundraising day organised

National Storytelling Week and SEND (Guest post)

National Storytelling Week is now in its 18th year. This year it runs form January 27th – 3rd February. Primarily, it promotes the tradition of oral storytelling and there will be lots of events around the country in clubs, libraries,

Coffee break interview: What’s it like to be diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult?

Georgina is a Resourcer in our South West & Wales office. She has kindly shared her experience of what it’s like to be diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult. We hope that sharing her story might help if you or

What does a pupil guide do?

Find out what a pupil guide does, and why the role is so important as well as how you can find work in this role near you. What is a pupil guide? A pupil guide is a person who accompanies

Free resources with the Big Schools Birdwatch

It is widely recognised that getting outdoors and experiencing nature is great for children, so why not get your class involved in the Big Schools Birdwatch? It’s running now (and until 23rd Feb), so take a look at the FREE