Special Educational Needs

  • Beck, G. (2021) In Need of Review: Developing Sensory Provision in Northern Ireland’s Mainstream Primary Classrooms

    The impact of Sensory Processing Difficulties across a range of Special Educational Needs is well researched. More recently, the impact […]

  • McMurray, S. (2020) Learning to spell for children 5–8 years of age: The importance of an integrated approach to ensure the development of phonic, orthographic and morphemic knowledge at compatible levels

    This paper considers samples of independent writing highlighting the integral role of phonology, orthography and morphology in spelling development for […]

  • Purdy et al (2019), “Too Little, Too Late: The views of parents/carers on their child’s experiences of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) process in mainstream schools”

    This report of parents/carers’ views was commissioned by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY) as part […]

  • Purdy, N. (2020) Examining the legacy of the Warnock Report in Northern Ireland: a Foucauldian genealogical approach

    Over 40 years after the publication of the Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Education of Handicapped Children […]

  • McMurray, S. and McVeigh, C. (2014) The Case for Frequency Sensitivity in Orthographic Learning

    This paper positions the importance of frequency sensitivity in the development of orthographic knowledge throughout childhood and promotes learning to […]

  • McMurray, S. et al (2016) An innovative model for professional development

    This paper considers an innovative model of continuing professional development in addressing the needs of children with literacy difficulties, namely the Special […]

McCullagh, J. (2021) Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

McCullagh, J. (2021) Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

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Bell, I (2021) Digital Schoolhouse: An inclusive approach to teaching computing?

Bell, I (2021) Digital Schoolhouse: An inclusive approach to teaching computing?

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McMullen, J. (2021) School-based Support for Syrian Refugee Pupils in Northern Ireland

McMullen, J. (2021) School-based Support for Syrian Refugee Pupils in Northern Ireland

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