Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity, 2ed
528 pages
ISBN: 9780335221462

Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity, 2ed

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Tony Cline, Norah Frederickson

For many readers, the first edition of this book became the textbook on special educational needs. The new edition builds on this, offering a balance between theory, research and practice as well as a unique analysis of the implications of the effects of linguistic, cultural and ethnic diversity on special educational needs.

Whilst recognising the complex and difficult nature of many special educational needs, the authors place a firm emphasis on inclusion and suggest practical strategies to enable professionals to maximise inclusion at the same time as recognising and supporting diversity. Key new features of the second edition include:

  • New chapters on: SEN inclusion and diversit, stakeholders in SEN and inclusion, assessment for learning, autism, sensory needs (covering both visual and hearing impairment), physical needs.
  • Broader coverage of hot topics which have been the focus of recent research, including dyspraxia; the role of genetic factors in development, and the contribution of neuroscience to our understanding of SEN
  • New case studies and activities that reflect recent changes in the field
  • New materials and methods for assessment and teaching