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Routledge Library Editions: Special Educational Needs


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This set of 62 volumes, originally published between 1951 and 1999, amalgamates a wide breadth of literature on Special Educational Needs, with a particular focus on inclusivity, class management and curriculum theory. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of Education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.

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A Basic Attainments Programme for Young Mentally Handicapped Children

A Basic Attainments Programme for Young Mentally Handicapped Children

1st Edition

By Bill Gillham
August 15, 2020

First published in 1987. Most non-handicapped children entering school are prepared for the school curriculum in that they have acquired, incidentally, a range of skills that are needed for school-type attainments (reading, numbers, etc.). However, by definition mentally handicapped children make ...

A Struggle for Choice Students with Special Needs in Transition to Adulthood

A Struggle for Choice: Students with Special Needs in Transition to Adulthood

1st Edition

By Jenny Corbett, Len Barton
August 15, 2020

First published in 1992. For disabled people and people with learning difficulties the transition from school to college, work or training can be stressful and frustrating; job choices are often restricted, and they face barriers which are beyond their control. This book is about their struggle for...

Advocacy, Self-Advocacy and Special Needs

Advocacy, Self-Advocacy and Special Needs

1st Edition

Edited By Philip Garner, Sarah Sandow
August 15, 2020

First published in 1995. This book concerns aspects of decision-making by, or on behalf of, children who have special educational needs. This is an area of concern, given that little attention had previously been given to the views of children on matters relating to their education. The book ...

At the Crossroads Special Educational Needs and Teacher Education

At the Crossroads: Special Educational Needs and Teacher Education

1st Edition

Edited By John Dwyfor Davies, Philip Garner
August 15, 2020

First published in 1997. This book examines recent and contemporary trends in training teachers in special educational needs. It views initial teacher education and subsequent professional development as part of a continuum in which significant opportunities exist for innovation. It presents a ...

Autistic Children Teaching, Community and Research Approaches

Autistic Children: Teaching, Community and Research Approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Barbara Furneaux, Brian Roberts
August 15, 2020

Originally published in 1977. This book is a comprehensive account of the state of knowledge about autism in the 1970s. Its main emphases are the special needs of autistic children and everyday aspects of dealing with them – how to manage, teach and ‘treat’ them. As such, it will be of particular ...

Children on Medication Volume I Hyperactivity, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation

Children on Medication Volume I: Hyperactivity, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation

1st Edition

By Kenneth D. Gadow
August 15, 2020

First published in 1986. The primary purpose of this book is to provide information about the use of medication for several childhood disorders that require long-term treatment. It is the author’s expectation that this information will allow caregivers to make better decisions about the use of ...

Children on Medication Volume II Epilepsy, Emotional Disturbance, and Adolescent Disorders

Children on Medication Volume II: Epilepsy, Emotional Disturbance, and Adolescent Disorders

1st Edition

By Kenneth D. Gadow
August 15, 2020

First published in 1986. The primary purpose of this book is to provide information about the use of medication for several childhood disorders that require long-term treatment. It is the author’s expectation that this information will allow caregivers to make better decisions about the use of ...

Choice, Opportunity and Learning Educating Children and Young People Who Are Physically Disabled

Choice, Opportunity and Learning: Educating Children and Young People Who Are Physically Disabled

1st Edition

By John Cornwall
August 15, 2020

First published in 1996. This book is a collective exploration of choice and opportunity applied to the broad educational agenda, and then more specifically to practical teaching approaches, the learning environment and learning support. It traces the impact of developing services, attitudes and ...

Coping with Special Needs A Guide for New Teachers

Coping with Special Needs: A Guide for New Teachers

1st Edition

By Geof Sewell
August 15, 2020

First published in 1986. Following the Warnock report, schools attempted to integrate the teaching of children with special needs into ordinary classrooms. Many teachers had no experience of teaching children with special needs and the new developments were likely to pose a substantial challenge. ...

Curricular Needs of Slow Learners

Curricular Needs of Slow Learners

1st Edition

By W. K. Brennan
August 15, 2020

First published in 1979. This report discusses the existing practices of over 500 primary, secondary and special schools with their special needs pupils. The study outlines the variety of provisions, facilities and equipment in the schools, and the extent of use with slow learners. It maps out the ...

Deaf Students in Postsecondary Education

Deaf Students in Postsecondary Education

1st Edition

Edited By Susan B. Foster, Gerard G. Walter
August 15, 2020

First published in 1992. With an ever-increasing number of deaf students entering higher education throughout the world, major strides need to be made in provision and support for them. This book recognises that the integration of deaf students into mainstream higher education raises complex and ...

Developing Holistic Education A Case Study of Raddery School for Emotionally Damaged Children

Developing Holistic Education: A Case Study of Raddery School for Emotionally Damaged Children

1st Edition

By Philip Seed
August 15, 2020

First published in 1992. At one level, this book is about the care and education of children with very special needs. The needs result from emotional damage which impinges on their lives both at school and at home. At another level, it is about the development of a holistic approach to education – ...

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