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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • Including the Gifted and Talentedby Chris Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    This single volume presents the views of experts from the field which challenge the assumption that educational inclusion relates only to those pupils with learning difficulties. In this book, the authors examine the extent to which a truly inclusive context can provide a challenging environment for gifted and talented pupils. Key issues explored... more...

  • Special Educationby Arlene Sacks

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    What are the key issues in special education? What are the differences between special and regular education programs? Why Exceptional Student Education (ESE) instead of regular education? Those are just some of the questions answered in this reference work that focuses on special education. more...

  • Dyslexia, Speech and Languageby Margaret J. Snowling; Joy Stackhouse

    Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00

    This authoritative handbook presents current ideas on the relationship between spoken and written language difficulties. It provides clinical and educational perspectives on the assessment and management of children's reading and spelling problems. The book begins with a theoretical overview. The second edition continues the theme of linking theory... more...

  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • Surviving and Succeeding in Difficult Classroomsby Paul Blum

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    Following the success of the first edition, this revised second edition, brings the reader up-to-date with what it is like to be a teacher in a difficult class, and regularly faced with apathy, defiance and aggression. Sadly, numerous government initiatives since the 1998 publication of the first edition have not transformed the situation for teachers... more...

  • Therapeutic Educationby John Cornwall; Craig Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    The role of therapy in schools is a topic that has been significantly under-researched and often overlooked. Considering the number of students in full-time education with serious emotional and behavioural difficulties, the skills and tricks used by therapists can be usefully passed on to teachers in the classroom. This book traces a substantial... more...

  • White's Rulesby Paul D. White; Ron Arias

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.95

    One heroic schoolteacher has saved hundreds of lives with unconditional love and zero tolerance for rule-breakers.   His students are the worst of the worst?drug addicts, gang members, and violent criminal offenders. They have flunked out or been thrown out of every other school they?ve attended. They may be the children of addicts, of abusers, or... more...

  • Helping Children with Autism Learnby Bryna Siegel

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 17.99

    A practical guide to treating the learning disabilities associated with autism. Siegel explains how to take an inventory of a child's particular disabilities, breaks down the various kinds unique to autism, discusses knowledge about each, and reviews the existing strategies for treating them. more...

  • ADD/ADHD Alternatives in the Classroomby Thomas Armstrong

    ASCD 1999; US$ 11.95

    What does it mean to a kid to be labeled attention-deficit disordered (ADD)? Or to have ''hyperactive'' added to the label (ADHD)? What can teachers do to boost the success of students with attention and behavioral difficulties? Are we relying too much on medication for these kids and not enough on new perspectives on learning, child development, the... more...

  • Who Benefits From Special Education?by Ellen A. Brantlinger

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    Who Benefits From Special Education?: Remediating (Fixing) Other People's Children addresses the negative consequences of labeling and separating education for students with "disabilities," the cultural biases inherent in the way that we view children's learning difficulties, the social construction of disability, the commercialization of special... more...