Introduction to Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion: A Student's Guide

A Student's Guide
SAGE Publications Ltd (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 12. Dezember 2020
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 208 Seiten
978-1-5264-9483-2 (ISBN)
This essential textbook equips students with a strong understanding of theories, policies and practices and how they impact on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, guiding them through their SEND course or modules. It provides students with the foundations and tools necessary to think critically about the issues and developments concerning SEND, inclusion, and professional practice.

The book includes:

- Material surrounding mental health in childhood and adolescence

- Chapters on global perspectives of SEND, and assistive technologies

- Practical case studies, reflection questions and activities

- Spotlights on key theories and research

- Up-to-date information on policies impacting SEND
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 232 mm
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  • Breite: 186 mm
978-1-5264-9483-2 (9781526494832)
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Alexandra is a HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist and prior to embarking on a career in academia held positions as an educational psychologist and trainee educational psychologist across the West Midlands, UK. She completed her Doctorate degree in Applied Educational and Child Psychology at the University of Birmingham in 2016. Alexandra joined the University of Worcester July 2018 as a lecturer and researcher in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion. Her research interests range from social development in Primary School to promoting Student Voice to enhance inclusive educational practice in Higher Education. She has published her research in numerous peer reviewed international education journals and has presented at educational psychology conferences in the UK. In her spare time, she enjoys reading for pleasure and going for long Sunday walks with her husband and two dogs, Monty and Mouse. Joanne was a Primary School teacher and Inclusion manager for 15 years. She studied the MA in Special and Inclusive Education at the University of Worcester, joining the academic staff initially as an associate lecturer before securing a permanent position in 2017. Joanne is the course leader for the BA (hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion program and teaches across many courses within the Department of Education and Inclusion. She also owns a childcare business which was established in 2013. Her research interests lie within curriculum development, focusing on the incorporation of student voice, across all phases of Education, from early years to H.E. Joanne has published articles in national educational journals and has presented at local specialist education conferences. She is starting her PhD study in October 2020. She is a busy mum of three children and enjoys family adventures and engaging with the Arts in her spare time.
Chapter 1 - An Introduction to SEND Models and Definitions
Chapter 2 - The History of Difference and Disability
Chapter 3 - Introducing Specific Learning Difficulties
Chapter 4 - SEND support and Intervention Overcoming Barriers
Chapter 5 - Exploring Mental Health in Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 6 - Equality Access Provision and Outcomes
Chapter 7 - Assistive Technologies in Practice
Chapter 8 - Global perspectives of SEND by Gareth Dart
Chapter 9 - Professional roles and contexts
Chapter 10 - Becoming a SENDI practitioner
Chapter 11 - Researching approaches to Inclusive practice
Chapter 12 - Towards Inclusion

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