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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Educating Children with Fragile X Syndromeby Denise Dew-Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety. What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and... more...

  • Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusionby Narcie Kelly; Brahm Norwich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Children with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with... more...

  • Teaching Children with Dyslexiaby Philomena Ott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails. Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over twenty-five years' experience, this book is packed full with... more...

  • Day-to-Day Dyslexia in the Classroomby Rody Politt; Joy Pollock; Elisabeth Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Dyslexia cuts across class, age and intelligence. All schools will have pupils with dyslexia and teachers of children of all ages need to be aware of the teaching methods and approaches which are most effective with these children. This fully revised and updated edition of a classic text offers invaluable advice to teachers on how they can recognize... more...