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Educating Special Children is the definitive guide to evidence-based practice and professionally informed approaches in provision for special children. Now in its second edition, this book outlines ideas of best practice that relate to various disabilities and disorders and helpfully discusses what might constitute effective provision. International in its scope, it explores issues surrounding:
This new edition has also been updated to cover:
Educating Special Children will be of interest to all students of special education, professionals and others interested in gaining an understanding in the challenging field of offering provision for special children.
Preface Acknowledgements About the author 1. Classification and provision 2. Entitlement to provision 3. Profound cognitive impairment 4. Moderate and severe cognitive impairment 5. Mild cognitive impairment 6. Hearing impairment 7. Visual impairment 8. Deafblindness 9. Orthopaedic impairment and motor disorders 10. Health impairments 11. Traumatic brain injury 12. Disruptive behaviour disorders 13. Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders 14. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 15. Communication disorders: Speech 16. Communication disorders: Grammar and comprehension 17. Communication disorders: Semantics and pragmatics 18. Autism 19. Developmental co-ordination disorder 20. Reading disorder 21. Disorder of written expression 22. Mathematics disorder 23. Elements of special provision 24. Learning from examples of evidence based practice 25. Refining provision to raise standards Appendix: Brain basics Glossary Bibliography Index