Special Needs in the Early Years

Partnership and Participation

by Rebecca Crutchley

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ISBNs
  • 9781473948839
  • 9781526418401
  • 9781526418388

Fully up to date with the SEND Code of Practice this book explores all the key contemporary issues relevant to supporting children with special needs in an early years context. Combining theory with practice, it demonstrates how to ensure children’s individual needs are at the heart of early years provision.

Key topics covered include:

  • The history and current climate of SEN provision
  • Working with Parents
  • Models of special needs provision
  • Leadership and inclusion
  • Professional ethics
  • Multi-agency working
  • Early intervention
  • International perspectives

This core textbook is an essential read for early years students at all levels, and early years practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the core issues affecting special needs provision.


  • SAGE Publications; October 2017
  • ISBN: 9781526418401
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Special Needs in the Early Years
  • Author: Rebecca Crutchley (ed.)
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473948839
  • 9781526418401
  • 9781526418388

In The Press

Compliant with the SEND Code of Practice, this book explores all the key contemporary issues relevant to supporting children with special needs in an early years context with a balanced use of theory and practice. The individual child is at the very heart of the book, and the need for individuality is strongly expressed…This core textbook is an essential read for early years students at all levels, and early years practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the core issues affecting special needs provision.