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Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs

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  1. How I Learn

    Introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use "smart strategies" to help themselves learn. Learn More
    £10.95

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  2. (Un)Learning Disability

    How do high school students confront and resolve conflicting messages about their intelligence and academic potential, particularly when labelled with social and learning disabilities? Following the lives of adolescents at home as well as in and out of school, this title makes visible the disabling language, contextual arrangements, and unconscious social practices that restrict learning regardless of special education services. Learn More
    £60.50

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  3. My Wandering Dreaming Mind

    Sadie, a young girl who daydreams of clouds and ponies and bubbles and ice cream, just can't seem to pay attention to what she is supposed to be doing! Sadie has trouble keeping track of all the things heaped on a kid her age. So her mom comes up with a clever plan to bolster her confidence and keep her spirits up. Learn More
    £18.95

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  4. God, Money, and Politics

    Examines the role of three factors, God, Money, and Politics, in what we may call the epistemological theory of blindness; that is the theory of the construction of knowledge on blindness and touch by social and cultural change. This book also illustrates how this development has, in the main, been motivated by an attempt to assert or gain power. Learn More
    £92.50

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  5. New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students, and Teacher Recruitment

    Examines the patterns of Asian parents' involvement in the education of their children, as well as the direct and indirect effects on children's academic achievement. This book also covers Asian American children's literacy development and learning strategies, and Asian American teachers' motivation to enter teaching profession. Learn More
    £92.50

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  6. The Blind Advantage

    Bill Henderson was told he should get out of education when he discovered he was gradually losing his vision. Instead, Henderson persevered in his chosen career. This chronicles his journey as a school leader and describes how his experiences becoming blind helped develop key qualities–determination, vision, sensitivity, organization, collaboration, and humour–that made him a more effective principal. Learn More
    £44.95

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  7. The 'Other' Students

    Though the Filipino American population has increased numerically in many areas of the US their impact on schools and related educational institutions has rarely been documented and examined. This is the first book of its kind to focus specifically on Filipino Americans in education. Through a collection of historical and contemporary perspectives, it fills a profound gap in the scholarship as it analyses the emerging presence of Filipino Americans both as subjects and objects of study in education research and practice. Learn More
    £92.50

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  8. Innovative Investigations of Language in Autism Spectrum Disorder

    The contributors to this volume use innovative techniques to address two broad questions: Is the variability of language development and use in children with ASD a function of the language, such that some linguistic domains are more vulnerable to ASD than others? Or is the variability a function of the individual, such that some characteristics predispose those with ASD to have varying levels of difficulty with language development? Learn More
    £87.50

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  9. (Un)Learning Disability

    How do high school students confront and resolve conflicting messages about their intelligence and academic potential, particularly when labelled with social and learning disabilities? Following the lives of adolescents at home as well as in and out of school, this title makes visible the disabling language, contextual arrangements, and unconscious social practices that restrict learning regardless of special education services. Learn More
    £75.50

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  10. Children with Disabilities

    A new edition of the textbook of choice for courses on disability and the essential resource for researchers and policy makers. Children with Disabilities is a definitive compendium of field knowledge, bringing together contributions from established experts and emerging voices. Learn More
    £79.95

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  11. Philosophy as Disability & Exclusion

    Examines the history of ideas on arts in the education of people who are blind in England, from 1688 to 2010. This book also examines a number of the earlier influences on the enlightenment, and the international context of this topic. The book argues that philosophies have linked immorality, intelligence and physical ability. Learn More
    £92.50

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  12. Dyslexia

    Presents a comprehensive overview of dyslexia - its causes, how it is diagnosed and treated, and the sociopolitical contexts in which intervention occurs. It is based on the meeting of the Extraordinary Brain Symposium hosted by The Dyslexia Foundation (TDF) from June 23 to June 29, 2018 in Winterton, South Africa. Learn More
    £85.95

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  13. Word Study in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom

    Word study integrates decoding/phonics, spelling, and vocabulary instruction to help struggling readers identify unfamiliar words in order to improve reading comprehension. This book provides secondary teachers with practical strategies to embed word study instruction in content area classes and support the needs of adolescent readers, particularly those with disabilities. Learn More
    £72.95

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  14. Untold Narratives

    Focuses on a much needed area of scholarship as the voices of African American (AA) or Black students defined by various labels such as learning disability, blindness/visual impairment, cognitive development, speech or language impairment, and hearing impairment are rare within the scholarly literature. This book may help teachers meet the academic and social needs of AA students with disabilities. Learn More
    £92.50

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  15. Unaccompanied Minors

    School choice - now a pillar of education reform in the US - is widely touted as a strategy for addressing educational inequity. Yet efforts to implement school choice can exacerbate, rather than counteract, inequities. Unaccompanied Minors takes a close look at the experience of immigrant students and their families who are navigating New York City's mandatory high school choice programme. Learn More
    £28.95

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  16. Schooling for Resilience

    Investigates how seven newly formed schools in the US, created specifically to serve boys of colour, set out to address the broad array of academic and social problems faced by Black and Latino boys. Drawing on student and teacher surveys, focus groups, interviews, and classroom observations, the authors investigate how these schools were developed, what practises they employed, and how their students responded academically and socially. Learn More
    £64.50

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