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TRANSFORMING LIVES AFTER
SPINAL CORD INJURY
INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
THE NEED
“Not being able to return to
my old school impacted
negatively on my emotional
well-being as a teenager. I
spent ...
SCHOOLS SERVICE
PRINCIPLES
• Tailored to the need
• Young person at the
centre
• Family & professionals
• Peer led
• Face ...
HAPPIER
CHILDREN
100% of children and young
people who received face-to face
support were happier at school
“I feel more i...
HAPPIER
TEACHERS
100% of schools improved their
understanding of inclusion needs
“She answered questions,
that staff weren...
SKILLS FOR
INCLUSION
The need for inclusive
education
Communication
Attitude
Disability Awareness
Promoting the voice of t...
www.backuptrust.org.uk
Ella@backuptrust.org.uk
020 8875 1805
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RIWC_PARA_A196 enabling children and young people with spinal cord injury to be fully included in education

  1. 1. TRANSFORMING LIVES AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
  2. 2. INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
  3. 3. THE NEED “Not being able to return to my old school impacted negatively on my emotional well-being as a teenager. I spent several years thinking being disabled meant no future. I watched my peers gain qualifications and employment and developing in self confidence many years before me. I got there in the end which shows with the right advice and support a devastating injury is not a barrier to a fulfilling career.” Tracy Moore, 32
  4. 4. SCHOOLS SERVICE PRINCIPLES • Tailored to the need • Young person at the centre • Family & professionals • Peer led • Face to face support • Short and long term • UK wide • Holistic
  5. 5. HAPPIER CHILDREN 100% of children and young people who received face-to face support were happier at school “I feel more included at school after the support from Back Up because I feel that I have more of a voice now.” Maisie, 15
  6. 6. HAPPIER TEACHERS 100% of schools improved their understanding of inclusion needs “She answered questions, that staff weren’t even aware they were thinking. It allowed them to think critically about the room and how we will make it inclusive. She made staff feel able to ask anything. She made everyone feel empowered.” Nursery manager.
  7. 7. SKILLS FOR INCLUSION The need for inclusive education Communication Attitude Disability Awareness Promoting the voice of the child Identifying circles of support Practice with real life scenarios
  8. 8. www.backuptrust.org.uk Ella@backuptrust.org.uk 020 8875 1805

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