A Practical Guide for Primary and Secondary Schools
by Dr Suanne Gibson, Professor Sonia Blandford
Release Date: April 18, 2005
'This is a most worthwhile book which contributes significantly to the general body of knowledge on managing pupils with special education needs. I found it interesting and informative. Schools cannot but benefit from the book's scope, and from insights into the many and varied aspects on SEN provision'...
by Philip E. Vernon, Georgina Adamson, Dorothy F. Vernon
Release Date: December 16, 2013
Originally published in 1977, this book looks at the problem of educating highly intelligent and gifted children, which it felt was of paramount importance to modern society. In the 1970s education increasingly focused on average pupils, and often made excellent provision for handicapped children,...
Understanding Our Most Able Students from Diverse Backgrounds
by Jaime Castellano, Ed.D, Andrea Dawn Frazier
Release Date: June 1, 2010
Special Populations in Gifted Education: Understanding Our Most Able Students From Diverse Backgrounds brings together the leading experts in the field, who combine both knowledge of and leadership experience with gifted students from diverse backgrounds.
An introduction to provision for learners with disabilities and disorders
by Michael Farrell
Release Date: July 21, 2016
Educating Special Students is the definitive guide toevidence based practice and professionally informed approaches to provision for special students. Now in its third edition, the book sets out ideas of best practice relating to different disabilities and disorders, helpfully discussing what might...
by Dr. Belva C. Collins, Ed.D.
Release Date: June 8, 2018
Administrators aren't the only education professionals who can take on leadership roles. Every teacher can be a leader—and this book shows special educators how to choose and navigate their own individual path to educational leadership.
Author Belva Collins, a seasoned educator herself, knows...
by Rona Tutt
Release Date: October 15, 2010
In order to achieve the best outcomes for all children and young people, schools must work in partnership with students, parents, other professionals and the wider community. In this changing landscape of education, the notion of the traditional school is fast disappearing. This book looks at what...
by Michael Farrell
Release Date: April 11, 2007
Considerable challenges can face all those involved in teaching children with special educational needs. Complex policy and legislation, bureaucracy, inspection and limited resources can all appear difficult obstacles to those seeking to provide effective tuition. In this highly practical book, Michael...
by Cindy Croft
Release Date: December 8, 2016
This easy-to-use guide gives you a quick overview on many topics related to working with young children with special needs. Learn about inclusion in early childhood programs and disability law, as well as typical vs. atypical development. The quick guide also covers several specific disabilities/special...
Impact and implications for SENCOs, teachers and their schools
by Alison Ekins
Release Date: May 15, 2015
Fully revised with the requirements of the 2014 new SEN Code of Practice, this second edition of The Changing Face of Special Educational Needs shows teachers, SENCOs and students in teacher training how to respond to the rapidly changing context of special education. This highly practical and accessible...
by Beth Harry Ph.D.
Release Date: December 13, 2013
Gripping, raw, and beautiful, this book reveals the struggles and rewards of caring for a child with severe disability and helps professionals work more sensitively and effectively with families of children with special needs. Written with grace and candor by special education professional Beth Harry,...
A Handy Reference Guide that Explains Behaviors Associated with Autism, Asperger's, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other Special Needs
by Beth Aune
Release Date: October 1, 2012
WHY won't he stay in his seat? WHY does she flap her hands? And WHAT should I do?? As inclusion becomes the norm in general education, teachers are faced with behaviors they have never seen before. Special needs educators may recognize the telltale symptom of a sensory need or a textbook-case of an...
by Susan Johnsen, Ph.D., Jane Clarenbach
Release Date: September 30, 2016
National teacher preparation standards in gifted and talented education provide the foundation for research-based practices in gifted education and identify what teachers should know and be able to do to ensure that students with gifts and talents realize their full potential. Because the responsibility...
by Roger Pierangelo, George A. Giuliani
Release Date: May 22, 2008
These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.
Using Educational Technology for Children with Special Needs
by Barbara Albers Hill
Release Date: January 30, 2014
While one-on-one therapy is certainly beneficial, for some children, the process of developing social skills, manual dexterity, and educational competency presents much more of a challenge. Fortunately, the introduction of new and easy-to-use technological devices has created a quiet revolution in...