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Commonsense methods for children with special educational needs / Peter Westwood.

Commonsense methods for children with special educational needs / Peter Westwood.
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Record Number 16015
ISBN 9780415583756 (pbk.)
Location 371.9 WES
Author Westwood, Peter S. (Peter Stuart), 1936-
Title Commonsense methods for children with special educational needs / Peter Westwood. [BOOK]
Edition 6th ed.
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Collation xi, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
General Note Previous ed.: 2007.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note Special educational needs and learning difficulties -- Students with intellectual disability and autism -- Students with physical disabilities -- Students with sensory impairments -- Gifted and talented students -- Self-management and self-regulation -- Managing classroom behaviour -- Social skills and peer group acceptance -- Reading and reading difficulties -- Intervention for reading difficulties -- Difficulties with writing -- Difficulties with spelling -- Difficulties with basic mathematics -- Differentiating curriculum and instruction -- Teaching methods for general and specific purposes.
Summary Note "This fully revised and updated sixth edition ... offers sound practical advice on assessment and intervention based on the latest research evidence from the field. The practical advice the author gives throughout the book is embedded within a clear theoretical context supported by current research and classroom practice. Coverage includes: general and specific learning difficulties; students with autism, intellectual, physical or sensory impairments; self-regulation; social skills; behaviour management; literacy and numeracy; curriculum adaptation and differentiation; teaching methods. In addition, this seminal text includes for the first time a chapter on the characteristics and specific needs of gifted and talented students." - Back cover.
Topical Term Special education
Children with disabilities -- Education
Mainstreaming in education
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