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Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Fourth Edition

December 2023 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This fourth edition has been revised throughout to continue to support students in their learning of special educational needs and disability. This essential book provides students with a critical and up-to-date view of the sector through key issues and debates to deepen understanding around inclusion. New to this edition:

Revised further reading with videos and podcasts to support learning and research

- Links to the new Green Paper, latest Code of Practice and legislation

- Extensive updates and revisions to all chapters

- New case studies, reader reflections, taking it further and student activities.

Alan Hodkinson, Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University.
Section I: Contextualising Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Principles of SEND: Theoretical perspectives
Section II: Historical Perspectives of SEND and Inclusion
Chapter 3: Disability: Explanatory beginnings
Chapter 4: The development of SEND: From benevolent humanitarianism to the halfway house of integration
Chapter 5: The emergence of inclusive education: From humble beginnings
Section III: Operationalising SEND and Inclusion
Chapter 6: Current legislation governing SEND and inclusion
Chapter 7: Multi-agency working
Chapter 8: International perspectives on SEND and inclusive education
Chapter 9: Conclusions

supports the delivery of PGCe units and looks at issues of inclusion

Mrs Adele sewell
Teacher education, Bishop Burton College
June 20, 2024

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