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Masterclass: The Sensory Curriculum for very Special Learners: Past, Present and Future

Books

Longhorn, Flo
Enhancing education through the use of ultraviolet light and fluorescing materials
Catalyst Educational Resources, 1997
ISBN 19002312555
Ideas for use with children who have complex needs.

Longhorn, Flo
iPads, apps and special learners: A-Z for beginners
Flo Longhorn, 2012
ISBN 9780955900839
Background information on iPad use and themed selections of appropriate apps for use on iPads, iPhones or iPod Touch which can be used particularly well with children who have additional support needs.

Longhorn, Flo
Literacy for very special people
Catalyst Educational Resources, 2001
ISBN 1900231506
Modified approaches to literacy development for young people who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo
Numeracy for very special people
Catalyst Educational Resources, 2000
ISBN 1900231557
Concentrates on children and young people who have profound and multiple learning disabilities.

Longhorn, Flo
Planning a multisensory massage programme for very special people
ORCA Computers, 1993
ISBN 1900231050
Looks at the relevance of massage to the UK National Curriculum, giving realistic guidelines for planning an effective programme. Ideas & resources to help create a practical multi-sensory massage bank of materials & resources.

Longhorn, Flo
Pre-requisites to learning for very special people
ORCA Computers, 1993
ISBN 190023100X
Examines skills such as social and emotional competence, communication, play and coordination in the context of the National Curriculum for children with severe and multiple disabilities.

Longhorn, Flo
Religious education for very special children
ORCA Computers, 1993
ISBN 1900231107
Offers ways to promote the spiritual, moral, and cultural development of young people who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensology workout: waking up the senses
Flo Longhorn, 2007
ISBN 1900231964
About the use of and development of the senses for learning, particularly for children who have severe disabilities.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensory cookery for very special people: a practical approach
Catalyst Educational Resources, 1997
ISBN 1900231301
Outlines a sensory approach to cooking for young people who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensory curriculum for very special people: a practical approach to curriculum planning
Souvenir Press, 1988
ISBN 0285650645
Outlines a curriculum for each of the senses in turn and how these can be amalgamated to create a multi-sensory experience.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensory drama for very special people
Catalyst Educational Resources, 2000
ISBN 190023145X
A sensory drama curriculum for young people who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensory science: national curriculum for very special people
ORCA Computers, 1993
ISBN 1900231158
Flo Longhorn examines the sensory curriculum provided for very special people and relates it to the National Curriculum science.

Longhorn, Flo
Sex education and sexuality for very special people: a sensory approach
Catalyst Educational Resources, 1997
ISBN 1900231204
Outlines a sensory curriculum for tackling sex education for young people who have profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo (ed)
Making friends with Johanna: communicating with very special people
Flo Longhorn, 2003
ISBN 1900231018
This book describes a family approach to communicating with Johanna, showing how there are many natural ways of communicating with her. Johanna has complex needs.

Articles

Ciuksza, Joanna
Homework umbrella
Insight
Nov/Dec 2009, No 24, p15
A teacher of pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties talks about her adaptation of Flo Longhorn's sensory umbrella as a way to set homework projects.

Longhorn, Flo
Assessing happiness for very special learners
Information Exchange
Summer 2010, Vol 81, p9-12
Looks at how to identify and respond to different emotions in children with multiple disabilities.

Longhorn, Flo
Making a mark on the world
Eye Contact
Spring 2005, No 41, p8-10
Encouraging meaningful mark-making with students who have multiple disabilities.

Longhorn, Flo
Parachute play from Flo Longhorn
Information Exchange
Winter 2009, Vol 79, p9-10
Ideas for incorporating parachutes into play sessions with children with MDVI. Parachutes can be purchased or made.

Longhorn, Flo
Using iPads for "learning to look"
Insight
March/April 2012, No 38, p28-29
A short item on apps for visual attention, visual tracking & scanning and motivators.