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1st Edition

Special Needs in the Early Years
Snapshots of Practice

Edited By

Sheila Wolfendale

ISBN 9780415213899
Published May 22, 2000 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

This book celebrates good practice in the area of early years and special needs by bringing together authors who are either practitioners or researchers, from a range of different and diverse early years settings including nurseries and units providing special provision. They describe their work with young children who have different and distinctive special needs and disabilities.



Sheila Wolfendale has been a teacher as well as an educational psychologist. She is currently Professor and Director of the MSc and Doctorate educational psychology programmes at the University of East London.


'An extraordinarily rich set of contributions from a wide range of contributors: teachers, a parent, a nurse, researchers, lecturers, advisors and others ... This volume provides both a sourcebook and a source of inspiration and confidence for those trying to promote better services and support for these children and their families,' - The Times Educational Supplement