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Whose Special Need?

Some Perceptions of Special Educational Needs

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'This sharp little book pulls no punches with its opponents (real or perceived) across the ideological battleground of special education - which if nothing else makes for a refreshing read' - Child Language Teaching and Therapy This is a book which does not dodge the issues. It encourages the reader to reflect on special educational needs from a political/ecological perspective and in doing so informs and stimulates' - Pastoral Care This book is designed for teachers in ordinary and special schools and student teachers. It presents a number of perspectives on special needs, coming from a range of professionals and others, and shows that 'special needs' is a complex and multifaceted concept which cannot easily be described. Readers are encouraged to develop their own perspectives in the light of the views presented here. The contributors consider: legal definitions of special education; the medical model; psychological assessment; individual and family therapies; speech therapy; sociological perspectives; self-advocacy and the curriculum; teachers' views of special schools; and parents' views. This unique book presents a problematic concept in an accessible manner, and encourages personal reflection on practice.
Release date NZ
January 28th, 1994
Contributor
Edited by Sarah Sandow
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
SAGE Publications Ltd
Pages
192
Dimensions
140x216x11
ISBN-13
9781853962196
Product ID
2067828

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