Taking into account the very latest developments in the field of Special Educational Needs, this book provides busy teachers with a straightforward yet thorough overview of the basic theories surrounding behaviour. The book also looks at the range of strategies that can be used in the classroom, and how their effectiveness can be assessed. The range of strategies presented and explained include:
- the cognitive approach
- the systems-based approach
- the behavioural approach
- the psychodynamic approach.
Also included is a chapter devoted to supporting pupils with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The chapter contains new information on identifying and assessing the condition and suggests effective intervention strategies, such as developing self-esteem and interpersonal skills.