Special Educational Needs: A Guide for Inclusive Practiceby Lindsay Peer
With a Foreword from Baroness 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… See more details below
With a Foreword from Baroness 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
Speech and language therapy
Dyspraxia and Occupational Therapy
Good practice in training specialist teachers and assessors of people with dyslexia
Auditory Processing Disorder
Vision and Learning: Behavioural Optometry
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or Hyperkinetic Disorder)
Asperger Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Role and Perspectives of educational psychologists
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.
-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'
- SAGE Publications
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