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Special learning needs, disability and equality
Special learning needs, disability and equality

Special learning needs and disability pose challenges for leaders of schools grappling with ideas of equality, equity and inclusion, and how to apply them. Equality implying sameness is not applicable; leading for equity involves adopting appropriate measures to support the learning of those with special needs. However, even in an equitable approach, the child or young person with special needs may still be seen as the ‘problem’. The concept of inclusion goes one step further to place the onus on schools to adapt to the needs of the individual, whether students or staff. The overriding term used in this book is ‘equality’, but in the case of special educational needs and disability, where ...

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