Introduction to Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion
A Student's Guide
- Alexandra Sewell - Worcester University
- Joanne Smith - Worcester University
This essential textbook equips students with a strong understanding of theories, policies and practices and how they impact on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, guiding them through their SEND course or modules. It provides students with the foundations and tools necessary to think critically about the issues and developments concerning SEND, inclusion, and professional practice.
The book includes:
- Material surrounding mental health in childhood and adolescence
- Chapters on global perspectives of SEND, and assistive technologies
- Practical case studies, reflection questions and activities
- Spotlights on key theories and research
- Up-to-date information on policies impacting SEND
A thorough look at this ever-changing area of study, which has an eye on the past as well as the future and makes some challenging and thought-provoking issues accessible for those new to the area.
This is an excellent text. It provides a clear overview of the theories of disability and offers a comprehensive outline of the SEND Code of Practice. It is contemporary, accessible and easy to navigate.
A really good all rounder, giving useful information for anyone working with children
Ideal for UG students.
Clear, simple dialogue on SEND.
I have recommended this for our module on SEND and disability. It has some useful information and is accessible.
easy to navigate
covered key information to support course LO
easy to understand
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 6 - Equality: Access, Provision and Outcomes