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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...

  • Special Needs in the Early Yearsby Sheila Wolfendale

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book celebrates good practice in the area of early years and special needs by bringing together authors who are either practitioners or researchers, from a range of different and diverse early years settings including nurseries and units providing special provision. They describe their work with young children who have different and distinctive... more...

  • Differentiation and Diversity in the Primary Schoolby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    Differentiation is a key part of effective teaching; structuring learning experiences to suit the needs of the individual child plays a major part in the quality of the education that child receives. However, even experienced teachers can often struggle to achieve this ideal when considering the needs of a class, which is likely to include pupils across... 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...

  • 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...

  • Special Education and School Reform in the United States and Britainby Maggie McLaughlin; Martyn Rouse

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    This book is about how special education policy and practice is being negotiated within the context of educational reform in two countries. The political climate of recent years in both Britain and the USA led to many changes along similar lines, with a move towards placing greater power and choice in the hands of those individuals with special educational... 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...