This work offers a wide range of tried-and-tested activities to engage disaffected students and ensure that they have a successful learning experience. Through the use of a variety of approaches and techniques, including emotional literacy, NLP and learning styles, this resource gives practical examples of how to engage disaffected students and ensure they have a successful learning experience. The book outlines the causes of disaffection generally and looks at a range of syndromes and conditions that may give rise to disaffection, offering support strategies that will encourage the engagement of such students. The book also outlines approaches for helping students to self-manage their behaviour and learning. "Meeting the Needs" is a wide-ranging and highly practical series which will help classroom practitioners to ensure that all students have a successful learning experience whatever their particular needs. Written for teachers, SENCOs, learning support assistants, teaching assistants, trainee teachers and senior managers, books in the series cover subjects as diverse as dyslexia; gifted and talented; disaffected students; and, students with backgrounds such as physical disability, cultural issues, ESL, ADHD and bereavement.