The Assessment of Special Educational Needs: Whose Problem?

The Assessment of Special Educational Needs: Whose Problem?

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ISBN-13: 9780582085145
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/1994
Series: Effective Teacher Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces
Notes on Authorship
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
List of figures and tables
Disclaimers

Part 1: The context of assessment
1. The origins and meaning of special educational needs
2. The 1988 Education Reform Act: liberator or albatross?
3. The allocation and negotiation of resources

Part 2: Children's parents' and professional perspectives
4. Children's perspectives on assessment
5. Parents' participation
6. Educational psychologists: educationalists, clinicians or resource gatekeepers?

Part 3: Looking beyond the data
7. Categories and social identities
8. Professional cultures and their consequences
9. Multidisciplinary assessment: Is it justified?
10. Conclusions

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