Special Educational Needs: The Basics
Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge – 216 pages
Series: The Basics
@text:Providing an engaging and complete overview Special Educational Needs: The Basics examines the fundamental principles of the subject from policy to practice. This book covers:
This book is an ideal starting point for all those with questions about what constitutes special educational needs and how individuals can be supported in practice. It is also essential reading for trainees, teachers and all others working with young people who experience difficulties in learning and behaviour, or who have special sensory or physical needs.
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Models of Human Learning: Behaviourist, Constructivist and Eco-systemic Approaches 2. Special Educational Needs: Evolution of the Field 3. Understanding and Addressing Difficulties in Communication and Interaction 4. Understanding and Addressing Difficulties in Cognition and Learning 5. Understanding and Addressing Difficulties in Behaviour, Emotional and Social Development 6. Understanding and Addressing Sensory and/or Physical Difficulties and Needs 7. Assessment and Planning for Children with Special Educational Needs 8. The Wider Children’s Workforce Associated with Special Educational Needs Provision. References
Janice Wearmouth is Professor of Education at the University of Bedfordshire, and has extensive experience of working in the area of special educational needs and inclusion.