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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • Real-Life Homeschoolingby Rhonda Barfield

    Touchstone 2002; US$ 14.00

    The book that shows homeschooling in action! What does it really mean when parents say they homeschool their child or children? For Rhonda Barfield -- a homeschooler for the past 10 years -- the definition is as diverse as the 21 families she studies in this eye-opening book. Real-Life Homeschooling From the city to the country, apartments... more...

  • Working With Hannahby Chris Glass; Liz Wise

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Working with Hannah is a unique and detailed snapshot of the first years of schooling for a child with Down's Syndrome and severe mobility and communication problems. Written by two classroom assistants, who supported Hannah during her two and a half years in a mainstream infant school, this book shows how the right level of support can make inclusion... 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...

  • The Management of Special Needs in Ordinary Schoolsby Neville Jones; Tim Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95

    The management of special needs, especially those of students of secondary age, has received considerable attention in the past decade and, in the light of the new education legislation, will assume a new urgency. The Management of Special Needs in Ordinary Schools provides an overview of the issues facing teachers in secondary schools with pupils... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...