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Wilhelmsen, Gunvor Birkeland; Aanstad, Monica L.; Leirvik, Eva Iren B. – Support for Learning, 2015
This article presents experiences from vision research implemented in education and argues for the need for teachers with visual competence and insight into suitable methods for stimulation and learning. A new type of continuing professional development (CPD) focuses on the role of vision in children's learning and development, the consequences of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Needs Students, Visual Impairments, Children
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Elson, Nicola – Support for Learning, 2011
Warnock advocated that all young people with learning difficulties should be entitled to an appropriate education beyond the compulsory age of 16. The purpose of the study was to investigate attitudes to post-16 educational provision for students with special educational needs. What are the strengths and weaknesses of current provision and is it…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Severe Mental Retardation