Educating Children with Special Needs

Educating Children with Special Needs

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The new edition of this leading text has been written as a "source book" in the area of special needs education. It is suitable for undergraduate students looking for basic information, whilst having sufficient depth to interest those with more extensive experience in education or related disciplines. Extensively revised and updated the text places even greater emphasis on inclusion, while continuing to discuss a wide range of issues as they affect students in regular and special education settings. The book aims to help students understand the special needs area, and through the provision of practical strategies, how education can best serve the diverse needs and interests of students with special needs.show more

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  • Paperback | 615 pages
  • 170 x 237 x 23mm | 841g
  • Pearson Education Australia
  • Prentice-Hall (Australia)
  • French Forests, Australia
  • 3rd edition
  • 0724803971
  • 9780724803972

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. I. OVERVIEW. 1. Learning Opportunities for All Children, Adrian Ashman and John Elkins. 2. Families and Disabilities: Another Facet of Inclusion, Alan Hayes. 3. The School Context, John Elkins. 4. Post-School Options for People with a Disability or Impairment, Adrian Ashman and John Elkins. 5. Learning Difficulties in Regular Classrooms, Christa Van Kraayenoord and John Elkins. 6. Meeting the Needs of Students with Behavioural and Emotional Problems, Robert Conway. 7. Gifted and Talented Children and their Education, Eddie Braggett. 8. Students with a Communication Disorder, Linda Hand. 9. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, Des Power. 10. Students with Vision Impairment, Paul Pagliano. 11. Students with Intellectual Disabilities, Adrian Ashman. 12. Students with Physical Disabilities, Stuart Stieler. Glossary. References. Index.show more