Collating my posts about special educational needs. The title is from a brilliant satirical animation from SEN lawyers Frankel and Kirshenbaum.
I was surprised to find that Bowlby’s work on attachment had gained so much traction since my student days. In the course of writing these posts, Bowlby has increased considerably in my estimation. I haven’t been so impressed by the field based on his work.
I started a separate blog to follow the history of autism research, with an emphasis on the concepts and reasoning involved. Got as far as Bruno Bettelheim and then got sidetracked into child development. The next post should be on Bernard Rimland’s work.