From Inclusion to Engagement challenges the ideologicallydriven academic discourse that has come to dominate inclusiveeducation by presenting research-based knowledge about whatactually works.
- Presents an innovative approach rooted in a biopsychosocialtheoretical perspective – an approach that is stillrelatively misunderstood within the educational sphere
- Offers insights based on an extensive review of contemporaryinternational research in the field
- Avoids the biases of ideology in favour of science-based socialand educational outcomes
- The first comprehensive account of evidence-based interventionsfor students with Social, Emotional and BehaviouralDifficulties
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About the Author
Paul Cooper is Professor of Education at the University ofLeicester and a Chartered Psychologist. He has lecturedinternationally and is Editor of The International Journal ofEmotional Education. He has authored, co-authored, and editedmany books relating to children with special needs, and in 2001 wasjoint winner of the TES/NASEN Book Award. Professor Cooper was alsothe editor of the quarterly journal Emotional and BehaviouralDifficulties for 14 years.
Barbara Jacobs is a professional writer, lecturer,broadcaster and researcher, who has recently completed a late-lifePhD on autistic intelligence, at the School of Education,University of Leicester.
Table of Contents
List of Figures and Tables vii
About the Authors ix
1 Introduction: From Inclusive Education to Educational Engagement – Putting Reality before Rhetoric and Finding the Elephant in the Living Room 1
2 SEBD: The Evolution of Intervention and Current Theory 29
3 The Teacher–Student Interface 63
4 Interventions for Enhancing Teachers’ Skills 79
5 Whole-school Approaches and Support Systems 99
6 Small-Scale On- and Off-Site Provision 127
7 Working with Parents 141
8 Multi-Agency Intervention 149
9 A Summary of the Research Evidence 163
10 Conclusions 189
Appendix I 197
Appendix II 199