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Educating Children and Young People with Acquired Brain Injury

Beth Wicks (Educational Psychologist, UK) Sue Walker (Beth Wicks Consultancy, Nottingham, UK)



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18 January 2018
Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of physically disabled students
Educating Children with Acquired Brain Injury is an authoritative resource book on the effects of brain injury on young people and how educators can understand and support their needs. This new edition has been updated to reflect changes to legislation and practice relating to special educational needs and will enable you to maximise the learning opportunities for young people with acquired brain injury (ABI). Considering key areas in special educational needs such as communication, interaction, cognition, sensory and physical needs, the book provides information on the multifaceted needs of children and young people with ABI and how these needs can be met.

This book will help you to:

Understand the difficulties that young people with ABI experience Support these students by using appropriate strategies to help their learning Understand and address the social and emotional difficulties experienced by these students Work in partnership with families and other professionals Understand information from other professionals by reference to a glossary of terms Access further useful information from relevant resources and organisations Written for SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants, educational psychologists and other education professionals across all settings, Educating Children with Acquired Brain Injury is full of useful information and advice for parents and other family members, clinical and behavioural psychologists, therapists and support workers involved with children and young people with ABI.
By:   Beth Wicks (Educational Psychologist UK), Sue Walker (Beth Wicks Consultancy, Nottingham, UK)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 189mm, 
Weight:   508g
ISBN:   9781138211018
ISBN 10:   113821101X
Pages:   178
Publication Date:   18 January 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sue Walker is an Educational Psychologist specialising in the needs of children with acquired brain injury. Beth Wicks is an Education Consultant specialising in the needs of students with acquired brain injury.

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