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New and Published Books

  1. Engaging Learners with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

    A resource book for teachers and teaching assistants

    By Barry Carpenter, Jo Egerton, Beverley Cockbill, Tamara Bloom, Jodie Fotheringham, Hollie Rawson, Jane Thistlethwaite

    Children and young people with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) have co-existing and overlapping conditions which can manifest in complex learning patterns, extreme behaviours and a range of socio-medical needs which are new and unfamiliar to many educators. Their combination...

    Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Adult Learning Disorders

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope E. Schreiber, Jeanette Wasserstein

    Recent advances in neuroimaging and genetics technologies have enhanced our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in adults. The authors in this volume not only discuss such advances as they apply to adults with learning disorders, but also address their translation into clinical practice....

    Published November 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Shakespeare’s Heartbeat

    Drama games for children with autism

    By Kelly Hunter

    Children on the autistic spectrum experience varying degrees of difficulties; all of which can be understood as a disassociation of mind and body. Expressing feelings, making eye contact, keeping a steady heartbeat and recognizing faces are all part of the autism dilemma which can be poetically...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

    By Judith P. Hudson

    To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Motivating Writers in Class

    Theory and Interventions

    Edited by Bruce Saddler

    Writing is a very complex process that is difficult to teach, learn, and research. Although many students struggle with writing, composing often presents major challenges for students with disabilities. One area of written expression that presents particular difficulties for students with...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Technology and Students with Special Educational Needs

    New Opportunities and Future Directions

    Edited by Adina Shamir, Malka Margalit

    Heterogeneous classes including students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) are increasingly becoming fixtures of the twenty-first century school. As a result, the question of how to devise more effective, innovative and diverse tools has posed a significant challenge for educators and the...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Barry Carpenter OBE, Carolyn Blackburn, Jo Egerton

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) have emerged as a major phenomenon within the education, health, criminal justice and social care systems of many countries, with current prevalence figures suggesting that one in a hundred children and young people have FASDs. In this publication, academics...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Addressing Tensions and Dilemmas in Inclusive Education

    Living with uncertainty

    By Brahm Norwich

    Based on extensive research, Addressing Tensions and Dilemmas in Inclusive Education presents a contemporary and critical analysis of the interaction between different perspectives and positions in the field of inclusive education. Referring to existing attitudes on the education of children and...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Journey for Inclusive Education in the Indian Sub-Continent

    By Mithu Alur, Michael Bach

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite national and international commitments to Education for All, and the Millennium Development Goals to assure universal primary education by 2015, over 90% of children with disabilities remain excluded from regular education in countries of the south. This book describes a three decade-long...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Dyslexia and Inclusion

    Classroom approaches for assessment, teaching and learning, 2nd Edition

    By Gavin Reid

    Series: David Fulton / Nasen

    Now fully updated, Dyslexia and Inclusion aims to equip all teachers with the necessary knowledge of dyslexia in order to for it to be effectively understood and dealt with in the classroom. The book is based around Reid’s five signposts for successful inclusion - acknowledging differences,...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge