What approaches to including children with special educational needs really work in an early childhood setting? This practical, professional guide covers a broad range of physical, intellectual, sensory, developmental, behavioural and learning conditions, with contributions from experts in each field. Clear explanations of how each condition manifests are followed by advice on what settings can do to ensure these conditions are not a barrier to childrenís learning and social engagement. The book also includes a comprehensive section on therapies so as to introduce new ideas on helping children with special needs to obtain full benefit from their early years care and education.
Selena Ledgerton is a childcare and education consultant who has worked in care, special provision, and mainstream schools. Selena specialises in working with children with special needs, violent tendencies and social and behavioural disorders and has previously written several books.