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Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (Education Studies: Key Issues 2nd Revised edition)

Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (Education Studies: Key Issues 2nd Revised edition)

By: Alan Hodkinson (author)Paperback

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Understanding and engaging critically with the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND) is a difficult task. However, the new edition of this bestselling book continues to help students contextualize SEND in relation to historical, ideological and political developments as well as support them in developing a critical understanding of the complexities associated with inclusion. Completely up to date with recent legislation such as the SEND Code of Practice (2014) there are case studies, reflections and activities which will help students question practice they have seen and experienced. Covering the 0-25 age range this book is suitable for all those working with children and young people across education, health and social work.

About Author

Alan Hodkinson was for many years a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and senior manager in the primary school sector. Currently, he is an Associate Professor, in the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University.


CONTEXTUALISING SEN AND DISABILITIESIntroducing SENPrinciples of SEN: Theoretical PerspectivesDisability: Explanatory BeginningsHISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES OF SEN AND INCLUSIONThe Development of SEN: From Benevolent Humanitarianism to the Halfway House of IntegrationThe Emergence of Inclusive Education: From Humble BeginningsOPERATIONALISING SEN AND INCLUSIONCurrent Legislation Governing SEN and InclusionMulti-agency WorkingInternational Perspectives on SEN and Inclusive EducationConclusions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781473912250
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781473912250
  • ISBN10: 1473912253
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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