Perspectives on Bullying and Difference: Supporting Young People with Special Educational Needs And/or Disabilities in Schools

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Colleen McLaughlin, Richard Byers, Caroline Oliver
JKP, Mar 19, 2012 - Education - 124 pages
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Combining research on bullying with the experiences of young people, parents and practitioners, this book is a must read for everyone involved in education.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Vulnerability and prevalence
4
Interventions and challenges
21
3 The perspectives of disabled young people and those with special educational needs
39
4 The perspectives of parents carers and families
54
5 The perspective from practitioners and schools
67
Creating an agenda for the future
90
References
103
Appendices
113
Glossary of abbreviations
122
Index
123
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About the author (2012)

Colleen McLaughlin is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University. Her research focuses on bullying and pupils with special educational needs and disabilities; counselling in schools; and aspects of personal, social and emotional development in schools.

Caroline Oliver is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Richard Byers is a Lecturer in Special and Inclusive Education, at Cambridge University. He has worked in schools and colleges and in community-based provision.

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