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Special Educational and Additional Learning Needs

Special Educational and Additional Learning Needs
An Essential Guide

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November 2022 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This essential text supports students to develop their understanding of children and young people with special educational, and additional support needs. Up to date with the current Code of Practice and legislation, the text offers chapters on each key area of need within Early Years settings, schools and colleges, empowering readers with the confidence to address these needs effectively. The book includes case studies and examples helping to put theory into practice, in addition to learning and teaching points throughout the book, encouraging students to think critically of how they would manage particular issues.

Janice Wearmouth is Professor of Education at the University of Bedfordshire.

Chapter 1: Introduction: Special And/Or Additional Learning And Support Needs And Disabilities
Chapter 2: Understandings Of Human Learning. Influence Of Discourses
Chapter 3: A Historical Background Of The Special Sector In Education
Chapter 4: Legal Accountabilities In Educational Institutions
Chapter 5: Difficulties In Communication And Interaction
Chapter 6: Difficulties In Cognition And Learning
Chapter 7: Social, Emotional And Mental Health Difficulties And Associated Behavioural Issues
Chapter 8: Sensory And/Or Physical Difficulties
Chapter 9: Assessment And Planning
Chapter 10: Difficulties In Literacy Acquisition
Chapter 11: Numeracy Difficulties
Chapter 12: Inclusive Practices In Schools And Classrooms
Chapter 13: Working In Partnership With Families And Outside Agencies

Clear information included, easy to access for students

Miss Lisa Holland
teacher education, Tameside College
June 7, 2023

This book will be adopted but not as a mandatory book. It will be a strongly recommended book (included in the bibliography of my Teaching Methods Course next semester).

Alexandre Mesquita
Education, Universite de Sherbrooke
February 14, 2023

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