Special education needs to be just that: first rate; best practice; uncompromising; creative education that enables all of our children to fulfill their potential.

This book is the result of close collaboration with many people: Bella Irlicht, the former principal of the school who over 20 years developed this school from a one-room, basic facility into the state-of-the-art school it is today; academics Prof. Brian Caldwell, Prof. Martin Comte OAM, and Dr Carl Parsons who worked with Irlicht on the development of the curriculum; teachers and parents.

This book describes how one Australian school converted itself into a dynamic center for the education of children with intellectual disabilities using a most innovative educational approach…it is refreshing to read a book whose contributors are so dedicated to their educational mission. Read the full review.
Reviewed by J. D. Neal, University of Central Missouri
Published in CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, May 2013 Issue

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