1st Edition

The PMLD Ambiguity
Articulating the Life-Worlds of Children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

ISBN 9781780490342
Published May 22, 2014 by Routledge
260 Pages

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Book Description

This book challenges the very idea of "profound and multiple learning disabilities" (PMLD) itself, and what constitutes appropriate educational provision for children described as having PMLD. It considers the role of ambiguity in articulating the life-worlds of children with PMLD.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Exploring “PMLD” -- Behaviourism -- Cognitivism -- Phenomenology -- Interpreting Sam: the search for a sensitive methodology -- Sam’s life-worlds: subjectivities and intersubjectivities -- Concluding discussion: negotiating ambiguity as a means to the life-world

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