Special Educational Needs
A Guide for Inclusive Practice
- Lindsay Peer - Educational Psychologist
- Gavin Reid - Educational Psychologist
Early Childhood Special Education | Primary SEN | Special & Inclusive Education
This guide to inclusive practice covers contemporary policy issues, perspectives from practice and specialist guidance from across a wide range of common syndromes. Bringing together the important combination of theory, knowledge and practice, each chapter is written by experts from fields within Special and Additional Educational Needs.
This third edition includes new chapters on:
- The current context of SEN current context: in research and practice
- Speech, language and communication
- The role and use of technology in supporting learners with SEND
- Pathological/Extreme Demand Avoidance (PDA/EDA)
- Working together
- Children and Young People’s Perspectives
Providing a solid foundation for understanding and supporting learners with additional needs, this comprehensive text is ideal for students, teachers or practitioners.
Lindsay Peer CBE is an educational and chartered psychologist, international speaker and author.
Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist, with consultancies in Canada, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia.
Students felt it was not a straightforward read and found other sources of information more relevant
This is a really helpful book which encompasses a lot of the key topics covered in the module.
New Chapters (same topic, new chapter):
- Chapter 3: SEN: current context: research and practice
- Chapter 6: Speech, language and communication
- Chapter 8: Developmental coordination disorder/ developmental dyspraxia in the context of education
- Chapter 9: Vision and learning
- Chapter 10: Literacy: literacy and the training of professionals who teach and assess individuals with literacy difficulties
- Chapter 15: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
New Chapters (new content):
- Chapter 12: The role of technology in supporting young people with Additional and Special Needs
- Chapter 13: Using technology to support learners with additional needs: practical information and advice
- Chapter 18: Pathological/Extreme Demand Avoidance (PDA/EDA)
- Chapter 20: Working together: a system working together to serve the child with Special Educational Needs? A critical look at current practice in Irish primary education
- Chapter 21: Parents as partners
- Chapter 22: Children and Young People’s Perspectives
Sample Materials & Chapters
Special Educational Needs, A Guide for Inclusive Practice - Chapter 19