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Module Reading List

Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability, 2021/22, Semester 2
Anita Collins
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Inclusion and SEND: Reading List  

This list of module resources is divided into sections for ease of reference, but your assignment bibliography must be integrated according to Harvard conventions.

Core texts (all available electronically):

Cheminais, R. 2015. Special educational needs for qualified and trainee teachers : a practical guide to the new changes. [Online] 3rd ed. Abingdon: Routledge.  

Dept. of Education & Dept. of Health. 2015. Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 0-25 years. [Online]. [Accessed 17.1.17]. Available from:  

Frederickson, N. and Cline, T. 2015. Special educational needs, inclusion and diversity [Online] 3rd ed Maidenhead: OUP   

Garner, P. 2009. Special educational needs : the key concepts. [Online] London: Routledge   

Goepel, J. & Scruton, J. 2020. A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice : 0-25 Years . [Online] St Albans: Critical Publishing.  

Radford, J, Bosanquet, P., Webster, R., Blatchford, P. 2015. Scaffolding learning for independence: Clarifying teacher and teaching assistant roles for children with special educational needs. Learning and instruction. 36 (April), pp1-10  

Recommended (all available electronically):

Bines, H. & Lei Phillipa 2011. Disability and Education: the longest road to inclusion International Journal of Educational Development 

Clough, P., & Corbett, J. 2000. Theories of inclusive education : a student’s guide . [Online] London: Paul Chapman.

Farrell.M. 2012. The effective teacher’s guide to autism and communication difficulties : practical strategies (Second edition.).
Farrell. M. 2012. The effective teacher’s guide to dyslexia and other learning difficulties (learning disabilities) : practical strategies (Second edition.). Routledge.

Farrell, M. 2006. The effective teacher’s guide to moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties : practical strategies. Routledge.

Farrell, M. 2006. The effective teacher’s guide to behavioural, emotional and social difficulties : practical strategies. Routledge. 
Farrell. M. 2006. The effective teacher’s guide to sensory impairment and physical disability : practical strategies. Routledge.

Golding, K., Fain, J., Frost, A., Mills, C., Worrall, H., Roberts, N., Durrant, E., Templeton, S., 2012. Observing children with attachment difficulties in school : a tool for identifying and supporting emotional and social difficulties in children aged 5-11. [Online] London: Jessica Kingsley.

Grant, D. 2010 That's the way I think: dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD explained. [Online] Abingdon: Routledge.

Hornby, G. 2015. Inclusive education: development of a new theory for the education of children with special educational needs and disabilities. British journal of special education. 42 (3) pp234-256

Jassi, A. 2013. Can I tell you about OCD? : a guide for friends, family, and professionals [Online] London: Jessica Kingsley. 

Lehane, T. 2016. 'Cooling the mark out': Experienced teaching assistants' perceptions of their work in the incluision of pupils with special educational needs in mainstream secondary schools. Educational review. ISSN: 0013-1911. 68 (1) pp4-23.

Louchlan, F. & Grieg, S. 2015. Education inclusion in England.: origins, perspectives and current directions. Support for learning. 30 (1), pp2-84.

Martin-Denham, S. ed. 2015. Teaching children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities London: Sage

McAllister, K. & Hadjri, K. 2013. Inclusion and the Special Educational Needs resource base in mainstream schools: physical factors to maximise effectiveness. British Journal of Learning Support. 28 (2), pp57-65.

Martin-Denham, S. ed. 2015. Teaching children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities London: Sage

Mitchell, D. 2014. What really works in special and inclusive education : using evidence-based teaching strategies. [Online] 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

Nind, M., Rix, J., Sheehy, K.& K. Simmons. 2010. Equality, participation and inclusion. [Online] 2010. London: David Fulton 

Norwich, B. & Lewis, A. 2004. How specialised is teaching pupils with disabilities and difficulties? In Lewis, A. & B. Norwich eds. Special teaching for special children? Pedagogies for inclusion. [Online] Maidenhead: OUP.

Pinnock H. and Hodgkin, M. 2010 Education Access for All in Forced Migration Review July 2010 [online] Access on 11/1/22 available from:

Radford, J, Bosanquet, P., Webster, R., Blatchford, P. 2015. Scaffolding learning for independence: Clarifying teacher and teaching assistant roles for children with special educational needs. Learning and instruction. 36 (April), pp1-10 

Sobel, D. & Alston, S. 2021 The Inclusive Classroom: A new approach to differentiation London:Bloomsbury

Tomlinson, S. 2017. A sociology of special and inclusive education : exploring the manufacture of inability ISBN: 9781138182769 (hardback); 1138182761 (hardback); 9781138182776 (pbk.); 113818277X (pbk.); 9781315646237 (ebook).[Online] Abingdon: Routledge. 

Tutt, R. 2011. Partnership working to support special educational needs and disabilities [electronic resource] [Online] London: Sage 

UNESCO. 1994. Salamanca statement and framework for action on special educational needs. Paris: UNESCO. Available online

UNICEF 2021 Inclusive Education [Online] [Accessed 6th January 2021] Available at:


Briggs, S. 2015.  Meeting Special Educational Needs in Primary Classrooms: Inclusion and how to do it 2nd ed. London: Routledge Falmer

Cowley, S. 2021 Learning behaviours - A practical guide to self-regulation in the early years  John Catt  

Crockett, & Malley, S. M. 2017. Handbook of Arts Education and Special Education : Policy, Research, and Practices [Online] First edition. Taylor and Francis. [Accessed 6th Jan 2022] Available at:

Dittrich, W.H.& Tutt, R. 2008. Educating children with complex conditions : supporting overlapping and co-existing developmental disorders ISBN: 9781847873187 (pbk.); 9781847873170 (hbk.); 1847873170 (hbk.); 1847873189 (pbk.) London: Sage

Edwards, S. 2016. The SENCO survival guide : the nuts and bolts of everything you need to know ISBN: 9780415592819 (pbk.) : £16.99; 9780415592802 (hbk.) : £75.00; 0415592801 (hbk.) : £75.00; 041559281X (pbk.) : £16.99. Abingdon: Routledge

Glazzard, J., Stokoe, J., Hughes, A., Netherwood, A., & Neve, L. 2015. Teaching and supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities. 2nd ed. London: Sage   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Hodkinson, A. 2016. Key issues in special educational needs and inclusion. London: Sage.  

Imry, P. & Hinchcliffe, V. 2014. Curricula for teaching children and young people with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties : practical strategies for educational professionals ISBN: 9780415838474 (); 9780415838450 (hardback); 9781315883298 (), 1st Edition  Abingdon: Routledge

Patrick, A. 2015. The dyspraxic learner: strategies for success [Online] London: Jessica Kingsley. 

Peer, L. & Reid, G. 2016. Special educational needs : a guide for inclusive practice. London: Sage

Power, E. 2010. Guerrilla mum : surviving the special educational needs jungle. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Pre-school Learning Alliance. 2013. The role of the early years Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). 2nd ed. London: Pre-school Learning Alliance.

Ramshaw, E. 2017. The post-16 SENCO handbook : an essential guide to policy and practice ISBN: 9781138654655 Abingdon: Routledge

Tutt, R. & Williams, P. 2015. The SEND code of practice 0-25 years : policy, provision and practice ISBN: 9781473907973 London: Sage

Tutt, R. 2016. Rona Tutt's guide to SEND & inclusion ISBN: 9781473954809 (pbk.) : £23.99; 9781473954793 (hbk.) : £70.00; 9781473987456 (ebook) : No price London: Sage

Walton, A. & Goddard, G. 2009. Supporting every child : a course book for foundation degrees in teaching and supporting learning ISBN: 9781844452033 (pbk.) : £16.00; 1844452034 (pbk.) : £16.00 Exeter: Learning Matters

Wearmouth, J. 2012  Special Educational Needs - the basics London: Routledge 

Whittaker, P. & Hayes, R. 2018. Essential tips for the inclusive secondary classroom : a road map to quality-first teaching ISBN: 9781138064997 (hardcover); 1138064998 (hardcover); 9781138065017 (paperback); 1138065013 (paperback); 9781315098203 (electronic book) Abingdon: Routledge

Journals and other sources:

African Journal of Disability 

British Journal of Special Education

International Journal of Inclusive Education 

International Journal of disability, development and education 

Journal of research in Special Educational Needs

Support for Learning

Connect (nasen magazine for members)  

Autism (National Autistic Society magazine for members)  

Websites (Alliance for Inclusive Education). (Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education) (Makaton signing) (National Association for Special Educational Needs) (Progress tracking for SEND)

This list was last updated on 18/01/2022