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Catherine Sarginson

Catherine Sarginson

Catherine "Kate" Sarginson is in her 15th year as a teacher. She has a master's degree in Inclusive Education and post graduate qualification 'National Award in Special Educational Needs Coordination.'  She is working towards an MPhil from the University of Manchester, focusing on how to train teachers and influence best practices for pupils with various special educational needs.  Catherine has experience in specialist residential college for young adults with learning difficulties, mainstream high school and now independent boarding school. Her current role is Head of Learning Support at Sedbergh School, Cumbria, England.

Ways to Help Someone With Special Needs Spot a Fake Friendship

Ways to Help Someone With Special Needs Spot a Fake Friendship https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/helping-spotting-fake-friendship

“Hate crime” is a common term used to describe abusive verbal and physical behavior which targets someone on the basis of his/her gender, race, religion, disability, nationality, or sexual orientation.  Children and young people on the autistic spectrum are also at risk of a more subtle and devious manipulation known as “mate crime,” a relatively […]

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School Transitions – What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators

Note: While the term Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is specific to the education system in the UK, the following information is valuable for any special education program. The transition to secondary school can be a challenging time for any parent, and there are a number of additional considerations for the transition from primary to […]

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