With an increased emphasis on inclusion in education, the challenge faced by schools is how to provide for the diverse and complex needs of all children. How to Support and Teach Children with Special Needs is essential reading for teachers, teaching assistants, SENCos and senior management. This practical book provides helpful hints and strategies to support children with a wide range of difficulties including those in the areas of communication, learning, behavioural, sensory / physical and medical. The book includes: details of a school's legal responsibilities towards children with special educational needs; a wealth of practical and accessible support strategies; checklists for assessment; useful addresses and resource lists. After teaching for 15 years, Veronica Birkett worked as an Ofsted inspector and advisory teacher, supporting pupils with special educational needs, their teachers and teaching assistants. She is the author of LDA's How To Survive & Succeed as a SENCO and How To Survive & Succeed as a Teaching Assistant.