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Useful publications from Newsletter 1

The following publications are available from EENET unless otherwise stated

Contact: Susie Miles . EENET . Centre for Educational Needs . The University of Manchester . Oxford Road . Manchester . M13 9PL . Tel: +44 (0)161 275 3510 or +44 (0)161 275 2711 . Fax: +44 (0)161 275 3548 . Email:

Training Package
Promoting Inclusive Education – Training for Implementors of the Child-to-Child Activity Sheet
A pilot project at the Jerusalem Centre for Disabled Children, Palestine, Maysa Hawwash . Najat Soboh and Lucienne Maas have produced a training package with illustrations.

Different voices is a publication which demonstrates the exemplary practice of six Tasmanian teachers in the education of students with high support needs. The materials draw on the experience and practice of teachers in early childhood, primary, secondary and college settings. The visual text presents a photographic essay of a range of classrooms and teacher practice. The stories show how diverse student needs are met as part of everyday classroom life.

Contact: Julianne Moss . Lecturer in early childhood and primary education . University of Tasmania . Box 252c-66 Hobart 7001 . Australia.

Video package from Guyana
The Guyana Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) programme, with the assistance of Dr Roy McConkey, has devised a video training proramme entitled: The challenge of introducing children with disabilities into mainstream schools.

The package consists of ten 12 minute programmes and an illustrated 60 page teaching manual. The price is US$80 or £50, inclusive of air mail postage. Payment should be made in the name of Guyana CBR programme. The video material can be ordered as follows:

For NTSC copies . order from Dr Brian O’Toole . CBR Programme . PO Box 10847 . Georgetown . Guyana . Fax: 592 2 62615

For PAL copies order from Dr Roy McConkey . School of Health Sciences . University of Ulster . Newton Abbey . Co. Antrim . BT 37 0QB . N. Ireland . UK.

Training Package
Preparing Teachers for Inclusive Education

A video-based training package for use on in-service and pre-service teacher training courses.
Lilian Mariga, Lineo Phachaka and Roy McConkey
Special Education Unit, Ministry of Education, Lesotho

Why exams and tests do not help disabled and non-disabled children learn in the same school
Simone Aspis (1998) Simone is a disabled special school surviver who was labelled by the examination/assessment system as having learning difficulties. Simone is an independent inclusive education campaigner. She is available for running seminars and workshops on a freelance consultancy basis.

Simone Aspis . Changing Perspectives . 40 Churchill Road . Willesden . London . UK . Tel/Fax: 0181 459 5717

Simone’s paper is available from EENET or from: Bolton Dat for Inclusion . Bolton Institute . Chadwick Street . Bolton . Lancashire . BL2 1JW . UK . Tel: +44 1204 528851 . Fax: +44 1204 399074 . Email:

What works in Inclusive Education?
Judy Sebba with Darshan Sachdev This report reviews research from UK, Europe, North America and Australasia.

Available from: Barnado’s Child Care Publications . Tanners Lane . Barkingside . Ilford . Essex . IG6 1QG . Tel: +44 1268 520 224 . Fax: +44 1268 284 804
Cost: £7.99 ISBN No: 0-902046-43-8

Inclusive Education on the Agenda (1998)
A useful reference booklet which summarises major international initiatives that support the development of inclusive education.

Available from UNESCO . Special Education . 7 Place de Fontenoy . 75352 Paris 07 SP . France . Tel: +33 1 45 68 1137/95 . Fax: +33 1 45 68 5626/7/ 8

From Them To Us: an international study of inclusion in education (1998)
Edited by Tony Booth and Mel Ainscow This new publication tackles questions such as “Can there be a global view of inclusive education?” through a series of case studies set in eight different countries.

The book is published by Routledge and the ISDN numbers are as follows: Hardback: 0-415 18739-7 (£47.50) Paperback: 0-415-13979-1 (£15.99)

A Chance in Life: Principles and Practice in Basic Primary Education for Children (SCF 1998)
Kimberley Ogadhoh & Marion Molteno ISBN No: 1 899120 69 6
This is a practical booklet for anyone working to increase children’s educational chances. It argues for inclusive and developmental education systems.

Available from SCF’s Publication Sales . 17 Grove Lane . London . SE5 8RD . UK . Fax: +44 171 703 2508

Their manner of speaking
Sudha Kaul & Anne Warrick (1998) This is a book about augmentative and alternative communication. Cost £15

This is a problem-based and well illustrated manual. It has been produced by therapists working in partnership with care-givers, parents and children with cerebral palsy. ISBN No: 1 86814 329 5 Cost: £7 plus £3 surface mail post

Witwatersrand University Press . PO Wits 2050 Johannesburg . South Africa . Tel: +27 11 484 5907 . Fax: +27 11 484 5971 . Email:

The education of children with special needs in Central and Eastern Europe: Barriers and Opportunities
Mel Ainscow and Memmenasha Haile-Giorgis. (1998)

This study looks at 27 countries, whose economies are “in transition”.

Available from UNICEF . International Child Development Dentre (ICDC) . 50122 Florence . Italy . Fax: +39 55 24 4817 . Email: