The Good Schools Guide : Special Educational Needs 2008 Paperback
Edited by Sandra Hutchinson
From the "Good Schools Guide" team, this is a new independent guide to Special Educational Needs (SEN), from mild dyslexia to the most severe conditions.
It features in-depth reviews of some 350 mainstream and specialist schools that cater mainstream and special schools - no advertising or paid-for entries.One in five UK schoolchildren are diagnosed at some time in their school career as having a Special Educational Need (SEN) - some one hundred and fifty thousand new diagnoses a year.
For the parents this is a time of great anxiety. What does it mean? How can I help? What should the school be doing about it? Is moving schools the answer? Where can I get help and advice?This new guide from the well-established "Good Schools Guide" team provides the answers.
It describes the SEN system and the various SEN diagnoses - from dyslexia to ADHD to Asperger's Syndrome.
It lists the many sources of information and advice that parents might turn to; how to navigate the system, what makes a good school for a child with SEN; and, how to screen out those with their head in the sand. All sorts of people involved with children with SEN have written sections on their own experiences parents, teachers, professionals and the children themselves.
The book concludes with write-ups on over 700 schools, from the established to the almost unknown, from state to the private sector; mainstream, special and combined.The Guide comes with free access to a website containing details of all the 1500+ special schools in the UK, as well as many mainstream schools that have provided the GSG team with SEN data.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 704 pages, maps
- Publisher: Lucas Publications
- Publication Date: 23/01/2008
- Category: Schools
- ISBN: 9780955282133