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The SAGE Handbook of Special Education

The SAGE Handbook of Special Education

Second Edition
Two Volume Set
Edited by:

December 2013 | 1 040 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The second edition of The SAGE Handbook of Special Education provides a comprehensive overview of special education, offering a wide range of views on key issues from all over the world. The contributors bring together up-to-date theory, research and innovations in practice, with an emphasis on future directions for the role of special education in a global context of inclusion.

This brand new edition features:

" New chapters on families, interagency collaboration and issues of lifelong learning

" The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

" Policy reform proposals

" Equity and social justice in education

" The impact of new thinking on assessment

" Issues and developments in classification

" The preparation and qualifications that teachers need

The Handbook's breadth, clarity and academic rigour will make it essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students, and also for practitioners, teachers, school managers and administrators.

List of Figures
List of Tables
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Editorial Advisors
Part I: How Special Educational Needs Are Understood
Lani Florian
Reimagining Special Education - Why New Approaches are Needed
Margaret A. Winzer
Confronting Difference: A Brief History of Special Education
Tony Cline & Norah Frederickson
Models of Service Delivery and Forms of Provision
Brahm Norwich
Categories of Special Educational Needs
Beth Harry
The Disproportionate Placement of Ethnic Minorities in Special Education
Sheila Riddell
A Sociological Perspective on Special Education
David J. Connor
Social Justice in Education for Students with Disabilities
Part II: The Challenge of Inclusion
Marcia Rioux
Disability Rights in Education
Renato Opertti, Zachary Walker & Yi Zhang
Inclusive Education: From Targeting Groups and Schools to Achieving Quality Education as the Core of EFA
Mel Ainscow
From Special Education to Effective Schools for All: Widening the Agenda
Chunling Liu & Xueyun Su
Sui Ban Jiu Du: An Approach Toward Inclusive Education in China
Nidhi Singal
Entry, Engagement and Empowerment: Dilemmas for Inclusive Education in an Indian Context
Roger Slee
Inclusive Schooling as a Means and End of Education?
Elizabeth Kozleski, Alfredo Artiles & Federico Waitoller
Equity in Inclusive Education: A Cultural Historical Comparative Perspective
Sip Jan Pijl
How Special Needs Funding Can Support Inclusive Education
Part III: Knowledge Production
Gary Thomas
Epistemology and Special Education
John W. Maag
Persistent Issues in Behavioral Theory and Practice
J. S. de Valenzuela
Sociocultural Views of Learning
Usha Goswami
Educational Neuroscience: Bridging the Gulf Between Basic Research and Implications for Practice
Justin J.W. Powell
Comparative and International Perspectives on Special Education
Douglas Biklen, Fernanda Orsati & Jessica Bacon
A Disability Studies Frame for Research Approaches in Special Education
Samuel L. Odom & Kathleen Lynne Lane
The Applied Science of Special Education: Quantitative Approaches, the Questions They Address, and How They Inform Practice
Kristine Black-Hawkins
Researching Inclusive Classroom Practices: The Framework For
Jill Porter
Research and Pupil Voice
Barbara Ridley & Michael F. Watts
Using the Capability Approach to Evaluate the Well-being of Adult learners with Dis/abilities Participation
Part IV: Issues of Teaching
Susan Hart and Mary Jane Drummond
Learning Without Limits: Constructing a Pedagogy Free from Determinist Beliefs about Ability
Jonathan Rix and Kieron Sheehy
Nothing Special - The Everyday Pedagogy of Teaching
David H. Rose, Jenna W. Gravel, and David T. Gordon
Universal Design for Learning
Jean Ware
Curriculum Considerations in Meeting the Educational Needs of Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities
Judith Hollenweger
Beyond Categories and Labels: Knowledge to Support Assessment for Learning. Disability' - A Problem Well Put?
Louise Hayward
Assessment for Learning and the Journey Towards Inclusion
Roseanna Bourke and Mandia Mentis
Self-Assessment as an 'Insider' Lens for Learning and Assessment
Alex Kozulin
Dynamic Assessment and Cognitive Intervention
J. Joy Cumming & Graham S. Maxwell
Expanding Approaches to Summative Assessment for Students with Impairment
Martha L. Thurlow
Instructional and Assessment Accommodations in the 21st Century
Susan A. Fowler, Michaelene M. Ostrosky and Tweety J. Yates
Teaching and Learning in the Early Years
Sharon Vaughn, Jeanne Wanzek & Carolyn A. Denton
Teaching Elementary Students with Learning Difficulties
Lisa A. Dieker and Selma Powell
Secondary Special Education and Inclusive Practice: Pitfalls and Potential for the Success of All
Robert Stodden and Kelly Roberts
Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education
Michael F. Giangreco and Mary Beth Doyle
Teacher Assistants in Inclusive Classrooms
Amy G. Dell and Deborah A. Newton
Assistive Technology to Provide Access to the Curriculum and Increase Independence
Penny Standen and David Brown
Mobile Learning and Games in Special Education
John Woodward & Ralph Ferretti
The Evolving Use of Technology in Special Education: Is "Effectiveness" the Right question?
Dawn B. Male
Friendships and Peer Relations Among and Between Children and Young People With and Without Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities
Dianne L. Ferguson, Amy N. Hanreddy and Philip M. Ferguson
Finding a Voice: Families Roles in Schools
Liz Todd
Interagency Working and Special Education: Beyond 'Virtuous' Ideas of Partnership towards Alternative Frameworks for Collaborative Work with Children
Part V: Future Directions For Research and Practice
Ruth Cigman
Education Without Condescension: Philosophy, Personhood and Cognitive Disability
Deborah J. Gallagher
Challenging Orthodoxy in Special Education: On Longstanding Debates and Philosophical Divides Revisited
Ruth Kershner
What do Classroom Teachers Need to Know about Meeting Special Educational Needs?
Kari Nes
The Professional Knowledge of Special Educators
Marleen C. Pugach & Linda P. Blanton
Inquiry and Community: Uncommon Opportunities to Enrich Professional Development for Inclusion
Margaret J. McLaughlin and Alan Dyson
Changing Perspectives of Special Education in the Evolving Context of Standards-Based Reforms in the US and England
Valerie Harwood and Samantha McMahon
Medicalization in Schools
Seamus Hegarty
Special Education and its Contribution to the Broader Discourse of Education
Cristina Devecchi

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