Teachers and support teachers in secondary schools can use this book to maximize the impact and effectiveness of their work together. The author looks at a broad range of special needs and offers support strategies that work in a mainstream classroom. Informed by the latest research and updated in the light of the new revised Code of Practice, this new edition explains students' difficulties and contains advice on good classroom practice. It will help the reader to support any student with special educational needs. Teachers, Teaching Assistants and SENCOs will find this book particularly helpful. For specialist study, there is a list of further reading at the end of each chapter. SEN governors in schools will also find this a useful overview of the breadth of special needs for which their school could be expected to cater.