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Very few books manage to blend critically applied historical, social and political analyses of the issues explored here. This updated version is a must read for those studying SENDI in the fields of Childhood and Youth Studies, Education Studies, Social Policy and related fields’
This updated edition is a key text for students on Early Childhood degrees. It provides useful background information around the development of special educational needs and disability (SEND), highlighting key legislation and defining key terms. Case Studies, reflections and student activities support students to debate the contested nature of SEND.
An excellent book that supports our Early Childhood Students to understand good practice and the care and sensitivity required when working with children who have SEND during their work placement, and when working in the sector.
Useful for Early Childhood Studies and Education Studies courses
An excellent update on all things SEND. This will be invaluable in supporting staff development with our organisation's Learning Support Assistants.
Very good overview of key issues in special educational needs, disability and inclusion.
Great text for consolidation of concepts and ideas
Key issues are discussed in detail providing an opportunity for critical discussion.
The book offers a lot of case studies and is easy to read. It provides a good overview about SEND and Inclusion, the development of these concepts and a current international perspective of Inclusion
This is a somewhat generalist publication providing an overview of special education and so is useful for the PG Cert SENCO. However, it could also be used to inform undergraduate SEN courses.
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
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.
This is an excellent book about SEND which is up to date and informative.
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.
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.
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.
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
A strong introduction and overview of the main issues covering SEND and Inclusion.
It is a very readable and accessible book which explains complex ideas in a very clear and simple way