Kerry Payne is an early childhood specialist, lecturer and trainer. She has a specialism in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and runs EYFS4Me and the #EYLibrary.
She is continually looking for ways to empower, up-skill and support the Early Years workforce.
In this interview, we discuss what is meant by Special Educational Needs, the 4 broad areas of SEND; strategies for making settings as inclusive as possible; how we can use documentation to help, not hinder, support for children and families; working with parents in a genuine and authentic manner, with lots of practical ideas; the benefits of the #EYLibrary; Kerry’s upcoming book ‘Early Years Guide to SEND book’; #SEND4EY
You can find more information, reading and documentation below:
Kerry’s website is here: www.eyfs4me.com
You can find the #EYLibrary here: www.eyfs4me.com/about
What to expect when document: https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2015/03/4Children_ParentsGuide_2015_WEB.pdf
Pen Green research centre: https://www.pengreen.org/
Kathryn Stinton on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kathrynstinton
Early Support documentation: https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/help-resources/resources/early-years-developmental-journal
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