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Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Third Edition

August 2019 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This third edition continues to guide students through the challenging field of special educational needs and disability. Contextualising SEND in relation to historical, ideological and political developments, this book offers essential support to students as they develop a critical and up-to-date understanding of the practical challenges and opportunities concerning inclusion.

New edition features include:

• Up-to-date legislation, such as the SEND Code of Practice

• Material surrounding social, emotional and mental Heath

• New practical case studies, reflections and activities

• Revised chapter summaries

• More on the future of SEND

Section I: Contextualising Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Principles of SEND: Theoretical perspectives
Chapter 3: Disability: Explanatory beginnings
Section II: Historical perspectives of SEND
Chapter 4: The development of SEND: From benevolent humanitarianism to the halfway house of integration
Chapter 5: The emergence of inclusive education: From humble beginnings
Section III: Operationalising SEND and inclusion
Chapter 6: Current legislation governing SEND and inclusion
Chapter 7: Inclusion making it work: the complexity of multi-agency working
Chapter 8: International perspectives on SEND and inclusive education
Chapter 9: Conclusion

A key piece of reading for anyone who is linking the SEND code of practice in to academic work but also for those practitioners who are within the grass roots of these processes

Miss marie bradwell
Children and Young People, University of St Mark And St John
July 1, 2019

Not suited to course (PcET). It would be a good source for Undergraduate Education degrees.

This well written work provides a good introduction and background to the main debates that have influenced Special Educational Needs.

Mr Sam Emmett
Early Childhood Education, Glyndwr University
June 25, 2019

This is an excellent book about SEND which is up to date and informative.

Miss Sandra Lyndon
Childhood Studies, Chichester University
June 25, 2019

This book is a particularly good resource for students who need to analyse the issues linked to SEN. It has useful reflective activities and the inclusion of more recent references has enhanced this edition.

Dr Gina Sherwood
School of Education and Sociology (EDSOC), Portsmouth University
June 25, 2019

A must read for all interested in Education and Social justice. Very clearly written with case studies and other activities. Very good for teachers and students.

Dr Seidu Salifu
He & Teacher Training, NESCOT
June 24, 2019

An impressive text with full coverage of current legislation relating to SEN, which is presented in a clear and accessible format for the reader. Useful case studies are provided throughout which apply theory to practice and opportunities are given to reflect on the content of each chapter. A great introduction to such an important topic.

Mrs Suzi Smale
Psychology, Petroc College
June 22, 2019

This is an balanced and thorough text that provides current overview of key issues. This edition will replace the earlier version on out reading lists for 2020

Mr Matt McLain
Teacher Educat & Professional Learning, Liverpool John Moores University
June 21, 2019

A strong introduction and overview of the main issues covering SEND and Inclusion.

Dr Paul Demetriou-Crane
Education, Havering College of FE And HE
June 20, 2019

It is a very readable and accessible book which explains complex ideas in a very clear and simple way

Dr Denise Kingston
Department of Education, Sussex University
June 20, 2019

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