Restorative Practice and Special Needs
Restorative Practice and Special Needs : A Practical Guide to Working Restoratively with Young People
- Format: Paperback | 208 pages
- Dimensions: 150 x 226 x 18mm | 304g
- Publication date: 21 Jun 2015
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
- Language: English
- Illustrations note: 30 black and white diagrams
- ISBN10: 1849055432
- ISBN13: 9781849055437
- Bestsellers rank: 36,606
Restorative Practice (RP) is an effective approach to discipline that has the potential to transform behaviour by focusing on building and restoring relationships. This practical guide explains how to implement restorative approaches with young people with special needs in educational or residential settings.
The book explores how RP is being used in general terms and through a number of case studies looks at how RP needs to be adapted for those with additional needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability and communication difficulties. It includes guidance on particular issues such as staff facing crises, the issue of physical restraint and additional support parents require.
The book will be of interest to restorative practitioners, educational professionals including headteachers, teachers and SENCOs in both special education and mainstream schools and residential care leaders and staff.