First Published in 2005. A new and diverse role s emerging for Support Services, yet many schools and Early Years settings are unaware of the wealth of specialist skills and expertise contained therein. The editors have drawn together contributions from experienced colleagues working in a variety of roles with Special education needs. They illustrate how support services and schools can work together to develop best inclusive practice and enable children to thrive both socially and academically.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Support services: growth and development, Robin Attfield, Mike Blamires, Peter Gray, John Moore; Chapter 2 Asking the right questions: a development model, Mike Blamires, John Moore; Chapter 3 Additional support: improving inclusive practice in mainstream schools, Robin Attfield; Chapter 4 Social inclusion: supporting schools to help themselves, Gill Henderson; Chapter 5 Interagency working: supporting school refusers, Christine Salter; Chapter 6 Interagency working: the education of young people in public care, Marion Russell; Chapter 7 Supporting transition: preschool setting into first placement, Ann Butt, Claire Cosser; Chapter 8 Supporting transition: from primary to secondary school, Gill Dixon, Naresh Gahir; Chapter 9 New technology: services for children out of school, David Teece, Kevin Mulryne; Chapter 10 Local learning groups and clusters: the potential of working in an integrated team with groups of schools, Linda Samson, Maggie Stephenson; Chapter 11 Becoming a business unit: a road to Nirvana or disaster?, David Prior; Chapter 12 The impact of funding, Peter Gray; Chapter 13 Best value: evaluating support service effectiveness, Rob Skelton; Chapter 14 Issues for the future, Mike Blamires, John Moore;
Mike Blamires, John Moore