ISBN 9780415583756,Commonsense Methods For Children With Special Educational Needs

Commonsense Methods For Children With Special Educational Needs






Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780415583756

ISBN-10 0415583756

Paper Back

Edition 6th
Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

In this era of inclusive education it is essential that all teachers have a sound understanding of the nature of students special educational needs and how these needs may best be met in the classroom. Not only must teachers understand and accept students with disabilities and learning problems, but they must also possess a wide range of teaching and management strategies. Similar knowledge and skills are also required by classroom assistants and other personnel working in a support role in schools. This book offers sound practical advice on assessment and intervention based on the latest research evidence from the field.

This fully revised and updated sixth edition includes chapters on:

general and specific learning difficulties
students with autism
intellectual, physical or sensory impairments
social skills
behaviour management
literacy and numeracy
curriculum adaptation
teaching methods.
In addition, the book presents a new chapter on the special needs of gifted and talented students.

The practical advice the author gives throughout the book is embedded within a clear theoretical context supported by current research and classroom practice."