"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels. I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University
"This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of Manchester
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of Learning Disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviours.
Each entry features:
- a snapshot definition of the concept;
- a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice;
- key points;
- a case study, and
- signposts to further reading.
Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.