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Foundations of special education : an introduction / by Michael Farrell

Farrell, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009Description: XIV, 313 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 978-0-470-75397-2.Subject(s): Educación especial
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Bibliografía: p. [271]-301

This book provides an introduction to the relevance of the foundations of contemporary special education, and illustrates the contribution of the following underpinning aspects: Legal; Conceptual; Medical; Pharmacological; Neuropsychological; Social; Behavioural; Cognitive; Psychotherapeutic; Psycholinguistic; Technological; and Pedagogical. For each aspect examples are given of how it provides insights or practical contributions to special education generally and to particular disabilities and disorders. Each chapter includes indications of the relevance of the underpinning aspect for special education, the scope of the application of the underpinning aspect to special education and/or types of disability/disorder, and fuller examples of the application of the underpinning aspect. Examples of the relevance of aspects are given for all major types of disorder/disability: Cognitive impairment Hearing impairment Visual impairment Deafness/blindness Orthopaedic impairment and motor disorder Health impairment TBI Disruptive behaviour disorders Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders ADHD Communication disorders Autism Developmental co-ordination disorder Reading disorder Disorder of written expression Mathematics disorder...

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