Exploring the complex issues that surround special educational needs (SEN) both in and out of the classroom, this reader-friendly text considers the impacts that these issues have upon the child, the parent, the teacher, and the school as a whole.
Fully cross-referenced and including suggestions for further reading with each entry, areas discussed include:
- pupil rights and empowerment
- parents and care workers
- curriculum and teaching
- inclusive approaches
- historical dimensions.
Providing an informative combination of practical, historical and legal terms and concepts, Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts is a highly useful resource accessible to a broad audience.
Introduction; Historical Dimensions and Current Themes; Definitions and Terminology; Legislation and Policy; Practice and Provision; Pupils, Professionals and Parents; Bibliography