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Responding To Special Educational Needs (2nd Edition)

Responding To Special Educational Needs (2nd Edition)

Sean Griffin and Michael Shevlin

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Second edition of this popular textbook, which establishes the area of special education within an Irish context.

Suitable for undergraduate students in primary teacher education; students completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Education for post-primary education; and experienced teachers on Continuing Professional Development programmes.

  • New to this edition:
    • Examines leadership within special educational needs
    • Addresses the concept of children with special educational needs participating in their own learning
    • Recent special educational needs research conducted in Ireland is included
    • New developments in the provision of special educational needs support.
  • Provides a foundation knowledge of and a framework for analysing and reflecting on issues in special education in Ireland.
  • Introduces the basic concepts underlying policy, practice and provision in this area.
  • Traces the development of special education policy and practice in Ireland within European and international contexts.
  • The Education of Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 (EPSEN) permeates the text.
  • An informal approach is used in presenting the philosophical and ethical issues underlying relevant policies and provision.
  • Reflective questions and/or case studies are provided at the end of each chapter.

Additional Information

Author Sean Griffin and Michael Shevlin
Publisher Gill Books
Publication date 1 Aug 2011
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780717149988

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