The Special Education Handbook: An A-Z Guide by Michael FarrellThe Special Education Handbook: An A-Z Guide by Michael Farrell

The Special Education Handbook: An A-Z Guide

byMichael FarrellEditorMichael Farrell

Paperback | April 8, 2009

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'What a terrific resource: comprehensive and current, thisHandbookis a vital acquisition for all involved in special education programs. Dr Farrell writes clearly and with a practical flair ... Highly recommended.' 'Michael Arthur-Kelly PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Special Education Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia

This acclaimed, bestselling and comprehensive guide, now in a fully updated fourth edition, is an essential reference book for anyone involved with special education.

All entries have been reviewed to reflect current practice and the book is enriched with extra resources, including references to useful Internet sites. Focusing on current educational frameworks in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, the author has gathered into one A to Z volume a wide range of information essential to good practice in mainstream and special schools. A thematic index helps the reader plot a course through topics of interest. The broad themes and areas covered are:

  • basic terms, ideas and values
  • venues relating to special education, and school organisation
  • roles and responsibilities
  • individual differences among learners with disabilities and disorders
  • curriculum and assessment, resources and technology
  • pedagogy and classroom organisation
  • therapy and care.

Presented in a handy quick reference formatThe Special Education Handbookalso provides a coherent account of the complexities of special education, combining a wealth of practical guidance with the latest research findings.

This clear and conciseHandbookis indispensable for all those involved in special education, including teachers, teaching assistants, parents, administrators and others.

Michael Farrellis a private consultant in special education working with parents and children, schools, local authorities, voluntary organisations, universities and government ministries.
Title:The Special Education Handbook: An A-Z GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:April 8, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415490200

ISBN - 13:9780415490207

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements  Foreword by Lord Rix  About the author  Preface  Introduction  A to Z entries  Classified list/ Thematic index of A to Z entries