Special Educational Needs: A New Look

Overview

Special Educational Needs: A New Look by Mary Warnock was initially published by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain in 2005. In this new edition, Warnock has updated her argument, Brahm Norwich has contributed a counter-argument and Lorella Terzi has provided an introduction and afterword, drawing the two debates together.

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Overview

Special Educational Needs: A New Look by Mary Warnock was initially published by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain in 2005. In this new edition, Warnock has updated her argument, Brahm Norwich has contributed a counter-argument and Lorella Terzi has provided an introduction and afterword, drawing the two debates together.

The issues debated in this new edition of Special Educational Needs: A New Look include:
The statement of special educational need
The concept of inclusion

Special Educational Needs: A New Look raises issues which will be of interest to all involved in special education and inclusion, including teachers, policy makers and educationalists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441180155
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 6/3/2010
  • Series: Key Debates In Educational Policy
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 171
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Mary Warnock is by professional training a philosopher. She has also been a prominent figure in education, first as a fellow and tutor in Philosophy at St Hugh's College, Oxford. She is the author of a number of books, most notably An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics.

Brahm Norwich is Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Educational Needs, School of Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Exeter, UK.

Lorella Terzi is Reader in the School of Education at Roehampton University, UK.

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii

Acknowledgements viii

Series Editor's Preface - Key Debates in Educational Policy Christopher Winch ix

Introduction Lorella Terzi 1

References 9

1 Special Educational Needs: A New Look Mary Warnock 11

Overview 11

1 The historical background 15

2 The statement of special educational needs reconsidered 24

3 The ideal of inclusion reconsidered 32

4 Conclusions 43

References 45

2 A Response to 'Special Educational Needs: A New Look' Brahm Norwich 47

Introduction 47

1 Immediate responses to the pamphlet 48

2 A detailed examination of 'Special Educational Needs: A New Look' 57

3 What future for special educational needs, statements and inclusion? 83

4 Concluding comments 109

References 111

3 Response to Brahm Norwich Mary Warnock 115

References 140

Afterword: Difference, equality and the ideal of inclusion in education Lorella Terzi 143

1 Identifying children's differences in education: needs or capabilities? 144

2 Inclusion, inclusive education and capability equality 153

References 163

Index 165

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