Reviews: Learning difficulties

5 reviews found for "Learning difficulties"
Book review : Asperger Syndrome and employment : adults speak out about Asperger Syndrome
This is a book review of Asperger Syndrome and employment : adults speak out about Asperger Syndrome edited by Genevieve Edmonds and Luke Beardon, published by Jessica Kingsley in 2008, ISBN 9781843106487. It was reviewed by Mitzi Waltz of the University of Birmingham on behalf of ESCalate. Only one in five adults with Asperger Syndrome (AS) in employment and each chapter of this book has been written by an adult with AS or a parent, and...
Book review : Key issues in Special Educational Needs and inclusion
This is a book review of Key issues in Special Educational Needs and inclusion by Alan Hodkinson and Philip Vickerman, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847873811. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. The book is split into three sections: Contextualising special educational needs and disabilities, Historical and international perspective of special educational needs and inclusion and...
Book review : Meeting the needs of disaffected students: engaging students with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties
This is a book review of Meeting the needs of disaffected students: engaging students with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties by Dave Vizard, published by Continuum in 2009, ISBN 9780826434654. It was reviewed by Sue Conjoice of Pembrokeshire College on behalf of ESCalate. This book is aimed at professionals who are involved in the classroom education of learners who, for a variety of reasons, have become disaffected with the process...
Book review: Dyslexia-friendly further and higher education
This is a book review of Dyslexia-friendly further and higher education by Barbara Pavey, Margaret Meehan and Alan Waugh, published by Sage in 2010, ISBN 9781847875860. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. This book is for those studying dyslexia focused programmes at Master’s level, but also for mainstream practitioners wishing to improve their dyslexia knowledge and practice. It covers topics such...
Book review: Teaching primary Special Educational Needs
This is a book review of Teaching primary Special Educational Needs by Jonathan Glazzard et al., published by Learning Matters in 2010, ISBN 9781844453672. It was reviewed by Anita Devi of the University of Northampton on behalf of ESCalate. The book is part of the ‘Achieving QTS’ series, designed to support trainees through their initial teacher training and provide readers with knowledge of special educational needs and an understanding of...