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Book Review - Learning Disabilities: Towards Inclusion
With renewed worldwide interest in inclusive education and neglect of children with learning disabilities by the mainstream education despite such children having normal IQ, the new edition of book "Learning Disabilities: Towards Inclusion" has been brought out.

The comprehensive compilation of papers and informative write-ups edited by the editors -Helen Atherton and Debbie Crickmore ? the book now runs into 624 pages and book  'offers real ways to improve quality of experience for people with learning disabilities in all areas of life' as claimed by the publishers. Though, being an exhaustive book that brings most issues related to people with learning disabilities, it can be valuable resource for dealing with such people by the practitioners.

"This new edition brings together a comprehensive and coherent collection of material from eminent authors with a wealth of professional backgrounds and roles. Its contemporary focus reflects practice developments including the impact of changing policy and legislation on the nature and configuration of services," rightly asserts the publication since it dwells on the latest international perspective on learning disabilities.

Due to the index pages at the end of the book, as a reference and practitioners' source book, it provides the easily accessible content as and when needed for consultation. For researchers also, the book is equally good since it provides in-depth and comprehensive overview of the research work in the area of learning disabilities. In the latest edition of the book, the research citations have been updated.

The book can also provide guidance and insights to the care-givers since it provides a good number of suggestive activities and illustrates solutions through case studies and weblinks for more insights and further readings have been given.

It is recommended that all institutions, clinical labs, child specialists and therapists should have this source book for improving, widening their practices, and professionalizing their work.

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