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Supporting Special Educational Needs: an SNA handbook

by Eilis Flood

ISBN: 9781739623210

Supporting Special Educational Needs -an SNA Handbook by Eilis Flood & Deirdre Murphy.

A complete guide to supporting special educational needs in Ireland, combining specialist assistance across a wide range of needs with theoretical approaches and perspectives from practice.

  • Introduces and details a range of special needs affecting all forms of development and presents a case study for each to position theory into real life scenarios
  • Reviews special educational needs policy and provision in Ireland from a historical and legislative perspective, detailing relevant key pieces of Irish legislation and their implications.
  • Promotes knowledge and understanding of policy, provision and practice in Ireland to meet the diverse needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Outlines the role of key personnel such as special needs teachers, assistants and health professionals within various structures governing and supporting this sector and their relationship with all stakeholders.
  • Presents up-to-date information regarding resources, services and facilities available in Ireland to children with special educational needs.
  • Highlights the principles of good practice within various settings.

Written for:

  • Students working towards a special educational needs qualification (SNAs) in primary and secondary schools
  • Those providing care for children with special needs in their own homes
  • Professional practitioners in ELC settings.

The Authors
Eilis Flood (BA Education, MSc Education, BSc Psychology) taught Childcare modules at Drogheda Institute of Further Education. She is the author of many best-selling textbooks in Ireland, including her latest Growth & Development in Early Childhood and Assisting Children with Additional Needs in ELC.

Deirdre Murphy has a BA in Early Childhood Care and Education from DKIT. She works as an SNA in a post primary school.

300 pages.

€ 33.99 

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Date of Publication: 09/09/2022

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