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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • Research in Secondary Schools, Volume 17by Thomas E Scruggs; Margo A Mastropieri

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 126.99

    Secondary education of students with learning and behavioral disabilities is an issue of great importance. Unlike elementary schools, secondary schools require substantially more independent functioning, assume the effective use of student planning and study skills, and often lack the classes in basic skills needed by some learners. more...

  • Educating Young Children with Additional Needsby Louise Porter

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 45.40

    A practical guide to identifying and working with young children with special needs in child care settings. more...

  • Improving Transition Planningby Lesley Dee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Transition planning for young people with special educational needs is a crucial but often overlooked element of social inclusion. While there is now considerable official guidance on how to manage the school leaving process for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, little is known about how to make effective transitions happen... more...

  • Whose Learning?by Kate Bullock; Felicity Wikeley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    The traditional role of the form or class tutor has developed into that of an academic or personal tutor; that is, an adult who works with students to guide, support and help them manage their learning. Academic or personal tutoring as a practice of learning benefits many students in secondary schools and colleges. It is increasingly adopted and specifically... more...

  • Special Teaching for Special Children? Pedagogies for Inclusionby Ann Lewis; Brahm Norwich

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book addresses this question, looking at pupils? special learning needs including low attainment, learning difficulties, language difficulties, emotional and behavioural problems and sensory needs. Some special needs groups (for example dyslexia) have argued strongly for the need for particular specialist approaches. In contrast, many proponents... more...

  • Different Mindsby Deirdre V Lovecky

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 39.95

    Explaining why certain children are gifted and how giftedness is manifested, each chapter addresses the relevance for children with AD/HD and Asperger Syndrome. Lovecky guides parents and professionals through methods of diagnosis and advises on how best to nurture individual needs, positive behaviour and relationships at home and at school. more...

  • The Little Class with the Big Personalityby Fran Hunnisett

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 24.95

    This book is an honest account of the day-to-day challenges faced by the teacher of seven autistic children. The author's creative, accessible approach invites the reader to look beyond the stereotypes of mainstream schooling and explore the experience of teaching a lively group of children with autism. more...

  • Revealing the Hidden Social Codeby Eileen Arnold; Marie Howley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 26.95

    This text, endorsed by the originator of Social Stories(TM), Carol Gray, offers clear and comprehensive guidance for professionals, parents and carers on how to write successful and targeted Social Stories(TM) that will help develop the autistic spectrum child's understanding of social interaction. more...

  • Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learnby Paula Jacobsen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 25.95

    Jacobsen provides an inside view of how AS pupils perceive and understand what goes on in the classroom, and how they are perceived by fellow pupils and teachers. She adopts a pragmatic approach to improving communication in the classroom and offers practical strategies to increase mutual understanding and create a supportive learning environment. more...

  • Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adultsby Steven Gutstein; Rachelle K Sheely

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 34.95

    This book contains over 200 enjoyable and stimulating activities and exercises ranging over the entire gamut of social and emotional development, and is applicable to anyone, regardless of diagnosis, but will be particularly valuable for those on the autism spectrum. A free companion website provides further information and support. more...