Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts

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Exploring the complex issues that surround special educational needs (SEN) both in and out of the classroom, this reader-friendly text considers the impacts that these issues have upon the child, the parent, the teacher, and the school as a whole.

Fully cross-referenced and including suggestions for further reading with each entry, areas discussed include:

  • pupil rights and empowerment
  • parents and care workers 
  • curriculum and teaching
  • inclusive approaches
  • historical dimensions.

Providing an informative combination of practical, historical and legal terms and concepts, Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts is a highly useful resource accessible to a broad audience.

  • Taylor and Francis; May 2009
  • ISBN 9781134622764
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts
  • Author: Philip Garner
  • Imprint: Routledge

About The Author

Philip Garner is Professor of Education at Nottingham Trent University. He has published widely on issues relating to SEN and EBD, including his book The International Handbook of Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (2004).