Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts
Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge – 200 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Exploring the complex issues that surround special educational needs (SEN) both in and out of the classroom, this reader-friendly text considers the impacts that these issues have upon the child, the parent, the teacher, and the school as a whole.
Fully cross-referenced and including suggestions for further reading with each entry, areas discussed include:
Providing an informative combination of practical, historical and legal terms and concepts, Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts is a highly useful resource accessible to a broad audience.
Introduction; Historical Dimensions and Current Themes; Definitions and Terminology; Legislation and Policy; Practice and Provision; Pupils, Professionals and Parents; Bibliography
Philip Garner is Professor of Education at Nottingham Trent University. He has published widely on issues relating to SEN and EBD, including his book The International Handbook of Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (2004).