'This book is timely. I hope that it will be very widely read' - Mary Warnock With a Foreword from Baroness Mary Warnock, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of special educational needs (SEN). It contains chapters written by a range of experts on different aspects of SEN, and is full of practical suggestions for how to achieve effective, inclusive practice. Various research perspectives are considered, the value of labels is examined and the need to recognize the overlapping characteristics between different syndromes is highlighted. Chapters focus on translating theory into classroom practice, and include case studies covering the Birth to 19 age range. There is coverage of: * SEN and the state of research * SEN and legal issues * Parents' perspectives * Speech and language difficulties * Dyspraxia and occupational therapy * Dyslexia and dyscalculia * Auditory Processing Disorder * Behavioural Optometry * Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) * Asperger's Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorder * Tourette's Syndrome. Ideal for those undertaking teacher education courses, as well as experienced teachers, therapists and policy makers, this book is a guide to understanding and supporting learners with additional needs.
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'This is a comprehensive guide that covers many of the facets of special educational needs...Each section contains a collection of essays and includes work from many prominent names in the field of special education'
-Claire O'Keeffe, Special Children
'It includes some interesting individual chapters that will be of particular interest to SENCOs undertaking postgraduate studies, and it is good to see contributions from acknowledges experts in a range of disciplines'
'This book is timely. I hope that it will be very widely read' -
'I had a read of the sample chapter and it is very good. It is great to see proper evidence based work in our field and not just conjecture. I was also interested to read the comparison with the Scottish experience'
John McKendrick, Barrister
'Due to its organisation and succinctness, it would be of interest to all wanting to explore SEN a little further'
'Edited by two experts in the field of special educational needs, Lindsay Peer and Gavin Reid, this book makes an immediate impact as being worth reading'
'It truly is a multidisciplinary publication, which addresses the complexities and vagaries that exist within the educational system'
British Journal of Occupational Therapy'
'This is an excellent reference source for all of those working to support children with additional needs, whether at home, in school or in hospital' (Ian Mcculloch Journal of Mental Health 2013-01-23)
This book brings together a wealth of information and guidance from professionals in the field of Special Educational Needs... ideal for anyone wanting to become a specialist teacher. (Shobha Coutinho)
Gavin Reid is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Edinburgh; he is an experienced teacher, successful author and regular conference presenter.
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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST085702163X. Codice libro della libreria ST085702163X
Descrizione libro SAGE Publications Ltd, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX085702163X
Descrizione libro SAGE Publications Ltd, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 085702163X
Descrizione libro Sage Publications Ltd, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 308 pages. 9.00x7.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 085702163X