Before looking at how to improve your knowledge of inclusive practices the first point that needs to be stressed is that teachers should not be trying to identify special needs in their classroom. Your expertise lies in your ability to notice general learning difficulties; such as problems with concentration or with sequencing. By identifying the areas of difficulty the teacher can come up with strategies to support the learner/s. If a child has a significantly greater difficulty in one or more aspects of learning than the majority of children in the same grade you may also recommend that the child is assessed by an expert to ensure that they can get the right kind of support. The links below show a range of ways you raise your awareness of inclusive practices and learning difficulties.
International Association of Special Education (IASE) http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/teaching-english-learners-special-educational-needs-sens-%E2%80%93-myths-realities
Publications and downloadable resources
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/sites/teacheng/files/B480_Special%20Need_Publication_A4_V5_Final_MR.pdf https://www.senmagazine.co.uk/ http://www.deni.gov.uk/index/support-and-development2/special_educational_needs_pg/support-children-with-sen.htm http://www.idponline.org.uk/