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The second edition of The SAGE Handbook of Special Education provides a comprehensive overview of special education, offering a wide range of views on key issues from all over the world. The contributors bring together up-to-date theory, research and innovations in practice, with an emphasis on future directions for the role of special education in a global context of inclusion. This brand new edition features: • New chapters on families, interagency collaboration and issues of lifelong learning • The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities • Policy reform proposals • Equity and social justice in education • The impact of new thinking on assessment • Issues and developments in classification • The preparation and qualifications that teachers need The Handbook’s breadth, clarity and academic rigour will make it essential ...

Finding a Voice: Families’ Roles in Schools
Finding a Voice: Families’ Roles in Schools
Dianne L.FergusonAmy N.HanreddyPhilip M.Ferguson

Every day, around the world, families of children with disabilities experience a wide range of settings and services meant to provide support for the challenges they face. Some seem richly supported and served; others are shunned and abandoned. Most have some services, but too few and too poorly ...

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