2nd Edition

The Effective Teacher's Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders
Disruptive Behaviour Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ISBN 9780415565684
Published November 26, 2010 by Routledge
128 Pages

USD $40.95

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Book Description

'Michael Farrell offers well sourced overviews of the conflicting and contradictory advice that is available to schools, suggests a variety of solutions to challenges, empowering the reader to make their own choices.'Carol Smart, Special Needs Information Press

Fully updated with the latest research and advice on best practice, this new edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders covers a range of conditions that cause learning difficulties for children, including disruptive behaviour, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and depressive disorders. The theoretical underpinning is fully updated but also condensed in this edition to make way for more practical strategies for teachers.

Teachers are likely to meet children with varying types and degrees of emotional behavioural disorders. This comprehensive guide equips you with informed and practical strategies to ensure that all pupils are included and provided for in the best possible way. The new edition has also been adapted to be more widely relevant to readers in different countries, focusing more on the strategies that work regardless of national context.

Writing in his popular accessible style, Michael Farrell suggests the best ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. In each section, the book:

  • sets out the definitions of the condition
  • looks at the range of provision
  • suggests intervention and support strategies
  • gives points for reflection and suggested further reading.

Highly accessible and authoritative, this book provides teachers with an invaluable resource to help you create a truly inclusive classroom.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Pedagogy  3. Key perspectives  4. Disruptive Behaviour Disorders  5. Anxiety and Depression  6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  7. Conclusion

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Michael Farrell is a special education consultant working with schools, local authorities, voluntary organisations, universities and others in Britain and abroad. He has published extensively in this field.