This tells of twenty-four couples negotiating the emotional and practical journey of parenting their learning 'disabled' child. The author, a researcher, sociologist and mother of a learning disabled daughter, questions the weak inclusive education discourse and unpacks parents' narratives in relation to denial, disappointment and social exclusion.
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(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
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Author Biography - Chrissie Rogers
CHRISSIE ROGERS is Reader in Education at Anglia Ruskin University, UK. Her main research interests are related to learning disability, SEN, 'inclusive' education, mothering, intimacy, feminist and disability theory and qualitative research methods. She has held lectureships at Keele University and Brunel University, UK. Chrissie has published in Auto/Biography, British Journal of Sociology of Education, British Journal of Special Education, Disability and Society and Sexualities as well as practitioner magazines and papers.