Sue larkey’s expert series: Innovative Approaches to Teaching Diverse Students including using play for PDA/ODD students with Specialist Ange Anderson
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Innovative Approaches: Teaching Diverse Students
Ange Anderson was a former head of a special school for students aged 2 to 11 with conditions such as PMLD, SLD, ADHD, complex needs, and EBD. 75% of students had autism as a primary or secondary diagnosis. During her time at the school, Ange implemented a range of innovative approaches to teaching diverse students, including Autism, ADHD, ODD, and PDA, leading to significant improvements in the students and establishing the school as a leading specialist in Wales. Today, Ange serves as an SEN advisor for a global VR company and an expert in innovative approaches to teaching diverse students for both schools and families in the UK.
Novel Strategies for Teaching Children with Diverse Needs
In this interview, we will explore Ange’s expertise in innovative approaches to teaching diverse students, including why she believes play is important for neurodiverse children, how play was successfully implemented for PDA/ODD students, the introduction of DIR/Floortime through innovative approaches, the role of sensory profiles in teaching, and the range of innovative approaches that were introduced at the school. These novel strategies for teaching children with diverse needs will provide valuable insights for educators and families.
✅ The significance of play for neurodiverse children, as believed by Ange
✅ How the school implemented play for PDA/ODD students and the positive impact it had on engagement
✅ The introduction of DIR/Floortime into the specialist school through innovative approaches to teaching diverse students (Autism, ADHD, ODD, PDA)
✅ Ange’s recommendation of sensory profiles for all children and the role they play in innovative approaches to teaching diverse students (Autism, ADHD, ODD, PDA) – great podcast where deep dive into sensory – https://suelarkey.com.au/understanding-sensory-needs/
✅ The range of innovative approaches to teaching diverse students (Autism, ADHD, ODD, PDA) that were introduced at the school and why they were successful.
For more insights and information from Ange Anderson: angeandersontherapeutic.co.uk
My recommended resources:
Practical Sensory Programmes$54.95
Songames For Sensory Processing$49.95
The Kids Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control$40.95
The Motor Skill Flip-Book Program$59.95
Building Bridges through Sensory Integration$68.95
The Special Needs School Survival Guide$47.95
Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Second Edition$47.95
The Parent’s Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs$40.95
Liquid Key Ring Sensory Tool$5.00