1st Edition

Fulton Special Education Digest Selected Resources for Teachers, Parents and Carers

By Ann Worthington, Philippa Russell Copyright 1999
    387 Pages
    by David Fulton Publishers

    First Published in 1999. This fully updated second edition is an essential reference book that contains a wealth of resources and practical information relating to the education and care of children with special educational needs. Within its pages you will find an accessible, jargon-free overview of current SEN policies and how they affect parents, teachers and children; contact details of over 1,000 selected organizations, charities and services that exist to help the child with special educational needs; an extensive glossary of terms and medical conditions associated with special education; pointers to useful resources on the Internet; the names and addresses of Local Education Authorities, all of which can provide information on inclusive schooling; the names and addresses of over 1,800 special schools in the UK; and advice on how to make links with other professionals, to ensure all children with special educational needs are getting the attention to which they are entitled. Any teacher, teaching assistant, parent or carer of a child or children with special educational needs will find this book a useful companion.

    Section 1: Introducing Special Educational Needs, Section 2: Links with Other Professions, Section 3: Acronyms and Abbreviations, Section 4: A Glossary of Terms and Medical Conditions, Section 5: Useful Addresses: Organizations, Charities and Services, Section 6: Education Authorities in the UK, Section 7: Special Schools in the UK, Section 8: Useful Websites, Discussion Lists and Conferences on the World-Wide-Web, Section 9: Recommended Reading


    Ann Worthington has been running the charity 'In Touch' for over 30 years and is editor of its newsletter. Philippa Russell