Responsible for working with children and young people with severe learning difficulties in a mainstream class, unit or special school?
Seeking new ideas, drawn from the latest research and best practice in schools, to implement in your classroom or school?
Keen to know how government policies will affect you and your pupils now, and in the future?
Wanting to keep up to date with the latest curriculum developments and understand the implications of new legislation for you and your school?
Keen to share good practice and new ideas with other schools?
If so, The SLD Experience is for you.
It is aimed at parents and practitioners working with and caring for children and young people with severe learning difficulties in mainstream and special schools.
The SLD Experience is the only UK journal dedicated solely to promoting good practice with school pupils with severe learning difficulties and is published three times a year, in the spring, summer and autumn terms.
Download sample articles
To give you a better idea of the kind of articles published in The SLD Experience, you can download the articles below by clicking on the title.
Smart and scruffy targets
Penny Lacey, Summer 2010
In memory of Penny Lacey, an inspiration in the world of PMLD.
Applying Vygotsky’s zone of proximal development and peer collaboration to pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties and severe learning difficulties: two case studies
Clare Chalaye and Dawn Male, Autumn 2011
See the journal's contents pages
Click on the links below to see the contents pages of current and past issues. You can obtain electronic copies of articles and back issues from the Ingentaconnect website.
University of Bangor
Jean is Reader in Education (Special Educational Needs), School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Bangor University. She was previously Director of Special Education, St Patrick’s College Dublin. She has worked as a teacher, mainly with pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties and as a university teacher and researcher at both the London University Institute of Education and Cardiff University.
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