Controversial Issues in Special Education / Edition 1

Controversial Issues in Special Education / Edition 1

by Garry Hornby, Jean Howard, Mary Atkinson
     
 

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853464621
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Autism - Does it Exist as a Distinct Form of Disability?14
3Dyslexia - Can it be Distinguished from Other Forms of Reading Difficulty?37
4Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Is it a Distinct Disorder and a Useful Concept?52
5Integration of Children with Special Educational Needs into Mainstream Schools - Inclusion or Delusion?68
6Exclusions - Whose Needs are Being Met?91
7Conductive Education - Is it Effective?107
8Instrumental Enrichment - Is This the Answer to Raising Standards of Achievement in Our Schools?120
9Peer/Parent Tutoring - Is it Effective?132
10Coloured Lenses and Overlays - Do They Really Work?149
11Facilitated Communication - Fact or Fantasy?157
12Reading Recovery - Does it Work and is it Cost-effective?167
13Epilogue183
Index185

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