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SEN without the stress

Advantages: Good overview
Disadvantages: No account of ADHD

...I am a big fan of the 'how to...' series (these are books looking at a range of special needs, including dyslexia, speech and language difficulties, ADHD and so on). I like the simple language and the practical advice that characterises the books, How to ...

M.Newcastle 02.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of How to Support and Teach Children with Special Educational Needs - Veronica Birkett

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How To Analyze Fruitcakes

Advantages: Amusing for the wrong reasons
Disadvantages: Obtusely written, no foundations - not forgetting the plethora of discriminations

...©Benedict1921 Author: Elsie Lincoln Benedict (1885 - 1970) - - - To think Benedict believed she was handing man-kind the key to the cabinet of psychological knowledge when she wrote this abstract, one-dimensional book, it only magnifies how far we’ve co ...

1st2thebar 07.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of How to Analyze People on Sight - Elsie Lincoln Benedict

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The days of the asylum

Advantages: An interesting look at times gone by
Disadvantages: A section of history we perhaps don't want to remember

Nellie Bly was a pioneer in both the fields of mental health and investigative journalist; this is a record of an expose into the world of asylum’s in the late 19th century as she faked insanity in order to get committed. What she has written about her br ...

Secre 02.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Ten Days in a Mad-House - Nellie Bly

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