Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities, Paperback / softback Book

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities Paperback / softback

Edited by Pat Talbot, Geoff Astbury, Tom Mason

Part of the Sage Key Concepts Series series

Paperback / softback

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"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels.

I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University"This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of ManchesterKey Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of Learning Disabilities.

The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviours. Each entry features: - a snapshot definition of the concept; - a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice; - key points; - a case study, and- signposts to further reading. Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training.

Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.