What can psychology offer inclusive education? Traditionally, special education has looked to psychology for many of its theoretical resources and practical strategies.
However, those involved in inclusive education have tended to see psychology as an obstacle to their aims as it can provide a rationale for segregation.
In reality though, many psychologists today are developing inclusive ways of working and are focusing on psychological theories that can support rather than undermine the practice and concept of inclusive education.
This book reframes the contribution of psychology in terms of its relevance to inclusion and shows how psychological theories of learning and human development really are compatible with inclusive education day-to-day.
Bringing together a highly distinguished list of international contributors, including practising educational psychologists, this is essential reading for all those interested in the intersection between psychological theory and classroom practice.