Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities

by Pat Talbot, Geoff Astbury, Tom Mason

Series: SAGE Key Concepts series

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  • 1446206297
  • 9781848606340
  • 9781446206294
  • 9781446243503
"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels. I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University

"This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of Manchester

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of Learning Disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviours.

Each entry features:

-a snapshot definition of the concept;

-a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice;

-key points;

-a case study, and

-signposts to further reading.

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.


  • SAGE Publications; February 2010
  • ISBN: 9781446206294
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities
  • Series: SAGE Key Concepts series
  • Author: Pat Talbot (ed.); Geoff Astbury (ed.); Tom Mason (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1446206297
  • 9781848606340
  • 9781446206294
  • 9781446243503