First published in 1991. This book provides a comprehensive view of the needs of pupils with severe learning difficulties and considers the attitudes of parents, teachers, administrators and the pupils themselves. It offers practical approaches to assessment and curriculum design; the management of the classroom environment; approaches to classroom evaluation; pupils from minority groups; collaboration with other professionals; integration and stress and the classroom teacher.
Table of Contents
Contributors; Acknowledgements; Foreword Professor R. Gulliford; Preface; Part One; 1. Historical Review Christina Tilstone 2. Parents’ Views Joginder Phull, Frances Young and Betty Cowley 3. Pupils’ Views Christina Tilstone 4. Parents and Professionals Robert Dolton and John Visser; Part Two; 5. Influences on Curriculum Design and on Assessment Penny Lacey, Beryl Smith and Christina Tilstone 6. Dual Disablement Sudarshan Abrol, Christina Tilstone and Elizabeth Yates 7. Managing the Classroom Environment Penny Lacey 8. Working Collaboratively within a Multi-disciplinary Framework Frank Steel 9. Classroom Evaluation Christina Tilstone 10. The Class Teacher and Stress Christina Tilstone; Part Three; 11. Changing Attitudes Barry Carpenter, Julie Moore and Sylvia Lindoe; Author Index; Subject Index