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Special Educational Needs
A Guide for Inclusive Practice

Third Edition
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December 2020 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This guide to inclusive practice covers contemporary policy issues, perspectives from practice and specialist guidance from across a wide range of common syndromes. Bringing together the important combination of theory, knowledge and practice, each chapter is written by experts from fields within Special and Additional Educational Needs.

This third edition includes new chapters on:

-          The current context of SEN current context: in research and practice

-          Speech, language and communication

-          The role and use of technology in supporting learners with SEND

-          Pathological/Extreme Demand Avoidance (PDA/EDA)

-          Working together

-          Children and Young People’s Perspectives

Providing a solid foundation for understanding and supporting learners with additional needs, this comprehensive text is ideal for students, teachers or practitioners.

 

Lindsay Peer CBE is an educational and chartered psychologist, international speaker and author. 

Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist, with consultancies in Canada, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia.

 

 



Gavin Reid & Lindsay Peer
Chapter 1: Introduction
 
Part I: Policy, Practice and Provision
Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon & Neville Harris
Chapter 2: Special and additional support needs in England and Scotland: current dilemmas and solutions
Janice Wearmouth
Chapter 3: SEN: current context: research and practice
Artemi Sakellariadis
Chapter 4: Inclusion and special educational needs: a dialogic inquiry into controversial issues
Charles Weedon
Chapter 5: The potential impact and influence of the social model of disability
 
Part II: Perspectives from Practice
Juanita Hurley and Sally Moore
Chapter 6: Speech, language and communication
Tony Sirimanna
Chapter 7: Auditory Processing Disorder
Sally Scott-Roberts & Dr Catherine Purcell
Chapter 8: Developmental coordination disorder/ developmental dyspraxia in the context of education
John Stevenson
Chapter 9: Vision and learning
Margaret Crombie, Julian Brown & Una Lodge
Chapter 10: Literacy: literacy and the training of professionals who teach and assess individuals with literacy difficulties
Steve Chinn
Chapter 11: Mathematics learning difficulties and dyscalculia
Arran Smith
Chapter 12: The role of technology in supporting young people with Additional and Special Needs
Adam Gordon
Chapter 13: Using technology to support learners with additional needs: practical information and advice
 
Part III: Syndromes and the Brain
Iva Strnadová & David Evans
Chapter 14: Students with Down syndrome in inclusive classrooms: using evidence-based practices
Fin O'Regan
Chapter 15: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
John Ravenscroft
Chapter 16: Visual and cerebral impairment and mainstream education: beyond mere awareness raising
Jill Duncan
Chapter 17: Students with hearing loss
Richard Soppitt
Chapter 18: Pathological/Extreme Demand Avoidance (PDA/EDA)
Jo-Ann Page
Chapter 19: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Identification, Intervention and Research
 
Part IV: Working Together
Fidelma Healy Eames & Annmarie Meehan
Chapter 20: Working together: a system working together to serve the child with Special Educational Needs? A critical look at current practice in Irish primary education
Jillian Zocher & Katie Nelson
Chapter 21: Parents as partners
Jennie Guise, Jenn Clark & Jo-Ann Page
Chapter 22: Children and Young People’s Perspectives
Key features
** RANGE OF TOPICS COVERED; One of the only UK market books to have chapters on individual syndromes . This is laid out within the context of policy and practice, providing a comprehensive overview applicable to the teachings of SEN on Education courses. This means that the “content is highly applicable to a range of key stakeholders working in the interests of children and young people presenting a range of special educational needs and locates current research, thinking and practice within appropriate political, historical and educational contexts”

** A new chapter on Applied Behavioral analysis for those with Autistic Spectrum disorders. This is a hot topic within SEN at the moment and lots of new research.

**A new chapter on students with down syndrome

**Fully up-to-date with the SEND Code of Practice 2014.

**Strong coverage of contemporary issues and state of current research.

** Excellent use of perspectives from practice, not just from academics, but practitioners, experts and parents.

** consistent and strong use of pedagogical textbook features & Lost of extended and further reading- Chapter overviews, case studies, discussion points, Annotated further reading, useful websites & references

New Chapters (same topic, new chapter):
- Chapter 3: SEN: current context: research and practice
- Chapter
6: Speech, language and communication
- Chapter 8:
Developmental coordination disorder/ developmental dyspraxia in the context of education
- Chapter 9: Vision and learning
- Chapter 10: Literacy: literacy and the training of professionals who teach and assess individuals with literacy difficulties
- Chapter 15: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

New Chapters (new content):
- Chapter 12: The role of technology in supporting young people with Additional and Special Needs
- Chapter 13: Using technology to support learners with additional needs: practical information and advice
- Chapter 18: Pathological/Extreme Demand Avoidance (PDA/EDA)
- Chapter 20: Working together: a system working together to serve the child with Special Educational Needs? A critical look at current practice in Irish primary education
- Chapter 21: Parents as partners
- Chapter 22: Children and Young People’s Perspectives
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