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  1. Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom

    Critical Practices for Creating Least Restrictive Attitudes

    By Susan Baglieri, Arthur Shapiro

    This book’s mission is to integrate knowledge and practice from the fields of disability studies and special education. Parts I & II focus on the broad, foundational topics that comprise disability studies (culture, language, and history) and Parts III & IV move into practical topics (...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Sociology of Disability and Inclusive Education

    A Tribute to Len Barton

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot

    Len Barton’s intellectual and practical contribution to the sociology of disability and education is highly significant and widely known. The leading scholars in this collection, including his long term collaborators, offer both a celebration and a reassessment of this contribution, addressing the...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities

    Edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer, Kristine W. Webb

    Transition from secondary education to adulthood represents a period during which adolescents with disabilities face multiple responsibilities and changing roles that include establishing independence, attending postsecondary education or training, developing social networks, choosing a career,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Overcoming Disabling Barriers

    18 Years of Disability and Society

    By Len Barton

    Series: Education Heritage

    This book provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in disability studies over the last eighteen years. It includes over twenty essential articles from the journal Disability and Society, written by many of the leading authors in the field from the UK, the USA,...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Controversies and Disputes in Disability and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Roland Meinert, Francis Yuen

    Although the field of disability services and societal understanding of disability issues have advanced in recent decades there remain controversial subjects and unresolved disputes. These cover a wide spectrum from legislation impacting the entire disability community such as the ADA, to culture...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Debating Special Education

    By Michael Farrell

    Debating Special Education is a provocative yet timely book examining a range of criticisms made of special education in recent years. Michael Farrell analyses several key debates in special education giving balanced critical responses to inform policy and practice for the future of special...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Routledge

  7. That's the Way I Think: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and ADHD Explained

    2nd Edition

    By David Grant

    Many people with dyspraxia and dyslexia also have ADHD. This fully revised edition of David Grant’s thought-provoking, insightful book develops our understanding of specific learning differences and considers the further challenges presented by these overlapping conditions. New sections explore...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Approaches to Developing Accessible Learning Experiences

    Conceptualising Best Practice

    Edited by Jane Seale

    For the past five to ten years researchers have been developing tools and guidelines for developing accessible e-learning experiences for students with disabilities. Despite this, very few practitioners in higher education are confident that they know how to develop accessible e-learning...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Constructing Autism

    Unravelling the 'Truth' and Understanding the Social

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Autism is now considered to be one of the most common developmental disorders today, yet 100 years ago the term did not exist. This book examines the historical and social events that enabled autism to be identified as a distinct disorder in the early twentieth century. The author,...

    Published July 27th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Constructions of Disability

    Researching Inclusion in Community Leisure

    By Claire Tregaskis

    This innovative book discusses the meaning of 'inclusion' through the exploration of the interactions between disabled and non-disabled people at a community leisure centre. By exploring the nature of this interface, an understanding of how people create potential for both disability and inclusion...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge