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Everybody Belongs By Ken Jupp

Everybody Belongs
by Ken Jupp

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Everybody Belongs: Inclusive Education for Children with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties by Ken Jupp

The majority of children with special needs attend special schools. Schools where the ethos acts to exclude the children from full involvement in society. Everyone Belongs challenges the very existence of special schools. This is a book that challenges the wider culture of exclusion that segregated special needs education imposes on children and their families. Lively, forthright and often amusing Ken Jupp demonstrates how the ideology of inclusion can be applied to our education system. Inclusion benefits everyone in society, non-disabled children gain valuable life skills that complement their education while disable children have an improved chance of reaching their full potential. Inclusion creates a society where the best is made of every child's potential and disabled and non-disabled people alike are fully participating and equal citizens of society. In Everyone Belongs Ken Jupp describes his experiences of initiating a pilot study in which five children, all with profound learning disabilities, attended their local mainstream school. The findings of this pilot study were so enthusiastically positive that the Local Education Authority is working towards the closure of the special school and has re-appraised their entire special education service. The five children are still in their mainstream schools, growing in a way that would otherwise have been impossible. Everyone Belongs offers positive suggestions for developing an alternative education system in which all children have equal opportunity and value, and can learn together, each at their own pace.

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About Ken Jupp


After building a company of staff employment agencies Ken Jupp developed an interest in the education of people with learning disabilities. He qualified as a teacher in the field of special education and has been head of several special schools. By 1987 he had realised that the education of children with learning disabilities needed radical reform. He has since established a consultancy specialising in Inclusive Education. His previous book Living A Full Life With Learning Disabilities has also been published in the Human Horizons series.

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GOR005580224
Everybody Belongs: Inclusive Education for Children with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties by Ken Jupp
Ken Jupp
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Profile Books Ltd
2002-09-30
224
0285636510
9780285636514
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