After eight years at Charleston Academy, Miss Henderson is moving on. She has helped countless pupils and run the Speeder Readers program in her own unique, inimitable way. As tribute and thanks for all her amazing work here, Caithan spent the best part of two week making her this cake:
We wish Miss Henderson a joyful adventure, wherever she goes.
This is a great resource from the National Autistic Society on how a classroom can be made more autism-friendly using strategies that benefit all learners.
Autism Friendly Classrooms
Dysgraphia is a neurological condition which may result in a learner experiencing difficulties with their fine motor control, spelling, hand-writing and grammar.
Below are some links giving more information about the condition:
A list of websites from organisations working to support people with DCD (also called Dyspraxia):
Dyspraxia Foundation – click on the “About Dyspraxia” tab for information about this disorder and how it affects learning and everyday life.
Mindroom – website with information about various conditions that can affect learning including DCD, ADHD and Dyslexia
NHS Choices – Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (dyspraxia) in children – NHS overview including description, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment
Iris Grace is a little girl on the autism spectrum. She has a talent for painting, and a cat called Thula. Between them, painting and Thula have made a dramatic difference to Iris Grace’s life.