Special Educational Needs: A Guide for Inclusive Practice

Special Educational Needs: A Guide for Inclusive Practice

by Lindsay Peer
     
 

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With a Foreword from Baroness Warnock, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of special educational needs (SEN).Special Educational Needs 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,

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With a Foreword from Baroness Warnock, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of special educational needs (SEN).Special Educational Needs 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.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Mental Health - Ian Mcculloch
'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'
Shobha Coutinho
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.
From the Publisher
'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'
-SENCO Update

'This book is timely. I hope that it will be very widely read' -
Mary Warnock

'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'
-SNIP

'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'
-REACH

'It truly is a multidisciplinary publication, which addresses the complexities and vagaries that exist within the educational system'
British Journal of Occupational Therapy'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857021632
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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