Special Educational Needs, 2ed
416 pages
ISBN: 9781473904545


Special Educational Needs, 2ed: A Guide for Inclusive Practice

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Lindsay Peer, Gavin Reid

Covering contemporary policy issues, perspectives from practice and a range of common syndromes and barriers Special Educational Needs presents a wealth of information and guidance for students and professionals on how to achieve effective, inclusive practice. Various research perspectives are considered, the value of labels is examined and the need to recognise the overlapping characteristics between different syndromes is highlighted. Chapters focus on translating theory into classroom practice.

Second edition features include:

  • fully revised annotated further readings and links to useful websites;
  • a new chapter on Autism and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • a new chapter on Down Syndrome
  • updated reference to legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014)
  • updated case studies covering 0-18 age range

The book also includes coverage of:

  • SEN and the state of research
  • SEN and legal issues
  • Parents' perspectives
  • Speech and language difficulties
  • Dyspraxia and occupational therapy
  • Dyslexia and dyscalculia
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Behavioural Optometry
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Asperger's Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome.

Ideal for those undertaking teacher education courses, as well as experienced teachers, therapists and policy makers, this book is a guide to understanding and supporting learners with additional needs.