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Must Inclusion Be Special

Author : Jonathan Rix
ISBN : 9781317498926
Genre : Education
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Must Inclusion be Special? examines the discord between special and inclusive education and why this discord can only be resolved when wider inequalities within mainstream education are confronted. It calls for a shift in our approach to provision, from seeing it as a conglomeration of individualised needs to identifying it as a conglomeration of collective needs. The author examines the political, medical and cultural tendency of current times to focus upon the individual and contrasts this with the necessity to focus on context. This book distinguishes the theoretical perspectives that are often associated with special or inclusive education and the broad range of interests which depend upon their ongoing development. This examination leads to a problematisation of mainstream education provision, our understanding of why social inequities emerge and how additional support can overcome these inequities. Further chapters explore the underlying challenges which emerge from our use and understanding of the notions of special and inclusive, outlining an alternative approach based upon a community of provision. This approach recognises the interconnectedness of services and the significance of context, and it encapsulates the aspiration of much international legislation for participation and inclusion for all. But it also assumes that we tend towards diffuse practices, services, policies, settings and roles, spread across provision which is variously inclusive and exclusionary. In seeking to create equitable participation for all, support needs to shift its focus from the individual to this diffuse network of contexts. Must Inclusion be Special? emerges from the research base which problematises inclusion and special education, drawing upon examples from many countries. It also refers to the author’s research into pedagogy, language and policy, and his experiences as a teacher and the parent of a child identified with special educational needs.

Inclusive Special Education

Author : Garry Hornby
ISBN : 9781493914838
Genre : Psychology
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Much has been written about special education and about inclusive education, but there have been few attempts to pull these two concepts and approaches together. This book does just that: sets special education within the context of inclusive education. It posits that to include, effectively, all children with special educational needs in schools requires an integration of both concepts, approaches, and techniques. It has never been more timely to publish a book that helps professionals who work with schools, such as psychologists, special education professionals, and counselors, to identify effective practices for children with special needs and provide guidelines for implementing these in inclusive schools.

Parenting The First Twelve Years

Author : Victoria L. Cooper, Heather Montgomery, Kieron Sheehy
ISBN : 9780241270516
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Concrete, research-driven advice on humanity's oldest, hardest job Why is parenting so fraught and so difficult in today's society? There has never been a time when advice was so readily available, and yet there is also a prevailing sense that parents are getting it wrong. This book examines the arguments and counter-arguments supported by research on how best to parent children, from birth to twelve years. By taking an impartial approach to the evidence and, by discussing case studies from across the world and from a number of academic disciplines, this book is designed to show how good parenting comes in many shapes and forms.

Learning And Teaching Around The World

Author : Kimberly Safford
ISBN : 9780429958069
Genre : Education
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Learning and Teaching Around the World is a wide-ranging introduction to diverse experiences, practices and developments in global primary education. It explores different contexts for children’s learning, and methods and purposes of primary education, in settings across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australasia, and addresses wider issues such as the rise of refugee learners and large multi-grade classes. With an explicit focus on comparative and international studies and improving the knowledge, understanding and practice of effective pedagogies for children’s learning, this book reflects on key issues such as: Standards for learner-centred education Patterns of inclusion and exclusion Defining ‘teacher professionalism’ The impact of global education agendas Language policy for schooling and assessment Learning and Teaching Around the World is an essential text for those wishing to develop a critical understanding of the experiences of primary teachers and children around the world. Aimed at both undergraduate and postgraduate education studies students, the scope of this book will support all students in developing knowledge of primary education and of the diverse needs of learners in an era of global movement of children and families.

Special Educational Needs And Inclusive Education Inclusive Education

Author : David R. Mitchell
ISBN : 0415284546
Genre : Education
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Demonstrates how the fields of special education and inclusive education have evolved philosophically and technically over the past 30 years.

Special Educational Needs And Inclusive Education Systems And Contexts

Author : David R. Mitchell
ISBN : 0415284538
Genre : Inclusive education
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Demonstrates how the fields of special education and inclusive education have evolved philosophically and technically over the past 30 years.

Making Inclusion Work

Author : John Beattie
ISBN : 1412914698
Genre : Education
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This invaluable resource offers teachers in elementary and secondary schools a deeper understanding of "what works" when teaching students with disabilities in general education classrooms.

Implementing Inclusive Education

Author : Richard Rieser
ISBN : 0850928850
Genre : Education
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The right to education for all children is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and more recently in the Millennium Development Goals. However, in developing countries the proportion of disabled children attending school is estimated at between less than one per cent and five per cent. Now the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, which came into force in May 2008, requires the development of an inclusive education system for all. Inclusion in education is a process of enabling all children to learn and participate effectively within mainstream school systems, without segregation. It is about shifting the focus from altering disabled people to fit into society to transforming society, and the world, by changing attitudes, removing barriers and providing the right support. Implementing Inclusive Education: A Commonwealth Perspectiveshows how Commonwealth countries are attempting to undertake this transformative process, and will encourage all those charged with ensuring education for all to make certain that disabled children are fully included in all aspects of the education system. The book provides examples, both through illustrated case studies and on the accompanying DVDs, of how inclusive education systems for all children have been established in pockets throughout the Commonwealth. The message is clear: it can be done. The task is now to implement inclusive education worldwide.

Handbook Of Inclusive Education For Educators Administrators And Planners

Author : Madhumita Puri
ISBN : 9788132101857
Genre : Education
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The Handbook of Inclusive Education advocates the importance of inclusive education. It presents a collection of various models, practices, experiences, first-hand accounts and success stories from India, where inclusive education has been implemented. It also identifies and analyzes challenges to the Indian education system, while offering possible strategies and solutions for all education systems implementing inclusion policies. The book is divided into three parts. Part one gives an overview of the concept and practice of inclusive education and also discusses legal and policy aspects. Part two describes innovative practices in the implementation of inclusive education for children with a wide range of disabilities, such as: - Hearing Impairment - Visual Impairment - Orthopedic Impairment - Learning Disability - Cerebral Palsy - Intellectual Impairment - Autism Spectrum Disorders. Part three discusses current developments in the fields of inclusive education and describes what a `real' inclusive school should be like.

Inclusive Education

Author : Lissa A. Power-deFur
ISBN : 0834208067
Genre : Education
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A comprehensive look at inclusion, this book provides success stories by administrators and teachers who have found that inclusion is the be st way to meet the least restrictive environment needs of their studen ts. Complete with checklists, in-service materials, and pre- and post- evaluation methods, this detailed guide will help you meet student nee ds in a way that complements the educational, fiscal, and legal outloo ks--as well as the attitudes--of your school division.

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