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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • Improving Literacy Skills for Children with Special Educational Needsby Heather Duncan; Sarah Parkhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00

    This practical book, written by experienced practitioners, will help teachers of pupils with Special Educational Needs assess, record and improve the literacy skills of their pupils. The creation of the National Literacy Strategy and the Literacy Hour has put additional demands upon teachers, particularly those concerned with Special Needs. The book... more...

  • Everybody Belongsby Arthur Shapiro; Joe Kincheloe; Shirley R. Steinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    The evil prosthesis of Captain Hook, the comical speech of Porky Pig, and the bumbling antics of Mr. Magoo are all examples of images in our culture which can become the basis of negative attitudes and subliminal prejudice towards persons with disabilities. These attitudes influence and underlie discriminatory acts, resulting in negative treatment... more...

  • New Perspectives in Special Educationby Inge M. Abbring; Seamus Hegarty; Cor J. W. Meijer; Sip J. Pijl

    Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 67.95

    It is now widely believed in many Western countries that the segregation of students with special educational needs is problematic, and that wherever possible these students should be educated alongside their peers in regular education settings. There has been a general move towards integrating special and regular education into one system that caters... more...

  • Supportive Schoolsby Tony Charlton; Kenneth David

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Using 15 case studies, this book highlights the attempts being made by teachers and other professionals to meet the varied needs of pupils in mainstream and special schools. The emphasis is on providing practical examples which illustrate effective intervention strategies for use in particular situations. The case studies explore such diverse areas... more...

  • Mainstream or Special?by Josephine Jenkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95

    There remains some controversy about how best to meet the needs of pupils with special educational needs. Should they be educated in mainstream schools alongside their peers, or does this mean that specialist help and resources are denied to them? This book explores in depth the ways in which this problem has been tackled in Australia, the UK and... more...

  • Understanding Special Educational Needsby Michael Farrell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95

    Teachers need to be fully equipped to respond to diversity in today's classrooms now more than ever before. The Professional Standards for Qualified Teacher Status and Induction Standards are now the driving force behind initial teacher education, and students will need to demonstrate their competence against these, and in particular, their understanding... more...

  • Special Educational Needsby Ronald Gulliford; Graham Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95

    The contributors focus on particular areas of special educational need, arguing that effective educational provision can be enhanced with reference to the particular problems experienced by children. Set in the context of a generic understanding of special education, this timely book addresses commonly-raised questions: what is the condition and how... more...

  • Emotional and Behavioural Difficultiesby Paul Cooper; Colin J. Smith; Graham Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly confronted with children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, for whose performance and effect on the rest of the class they are held accountable. Often exclusion seems to be the only option. This book shows that it is not. It provides a concise, clearly written guide to the major approaches... more...

  • Public or Private Education?by Richard Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    This collection of essays, edited by the distinguished historian of education Richard Aldrich, examines past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of knowledge and education. Following the introduction, it is divided into three sections: * key themes and turning points in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth... more...

  • Educating Children with Facial Disfigurementby Jane Frances

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    Children and young people who are visibly different face significant social and psychological challenges at school. Educating Children with Facial Disfigurement demystifies a difficult and delicate subject. Teachers and others working in education can use this book to acquire a better knowledge of the issues involved, as well as the confidence to... more...