Fully up to date with the SEND Code of Practice this book explores all the key contemporary issues relevant to supporting children with special needs in an early years context. Combining theory with practice, it demonstrates how to ensure children’s individual needs are at the heart of early years provision.
Key topics covered include:
· The history and current climate of SEN provision
· Working with Parents
· Models of special needs provision
· Leadership and inclusion
· Professional ethics
· Multi-agency working
· Early intervention
· International perspectives
This core textbook is an essential read for early years students at all levels, and early years practitioners who wish to gain a greater understanding of the core issues affecting special needs provision.