Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusion
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Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusion by Prof. Brahm Norwich
Book DescriptionChildren with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with moderate learning difficulties, reviewing relevant issues such as: * identification of children with MLD; * appropriate curriculum and pedagogy; * inclusion in mainstream schools; * their identity and self-perception. The authors weave their findings into a wider review of current research in the MLD field and use a range of perspectives, from the professional, to psychological and sociological. This is a contemporary look at MLD that discusses the historical and policy context , origins and justification for having a category for MLD. Students, researchers, and academics that are active in the field of inclusive education will find this an insightful and comprehensive text.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415319744
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Prof. Brahm Norwich
Special Educational Needs, Paperback (April 2010)
Looks at the philosophical debates surrounding special educational needs and inclusion. This edition highlights the critical perspectives that philosophy can bring to bear on the education policy and provides a varied discussion of the issues. It aims to stimulate debate and to contribute to better informed educational initiatives.
Dilemmas of Difference, Inclusion and Disability, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Prof. Brahm Norwich
Education systems in developed countries have come to prioritise the raising of standards, while also pursuing some degree of social inclusion and inclusive schooling. This book integrates empirical research and includes a case study that examines the perspectives of education practitioners and policy makers in specific school systems.
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