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”Torktumlarhuvuden” och ”teflonhjärnor”.: En fallstudie om det specialpedagogiska arbetet kring ADHD och dyslexi på tre gymnasieskolor i norra Sverige.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This case study examines how upper secondary schools in a municipality in the northern parts of Sweden structure their special pedagogy with students who have ADHD and dyslexia, students’ and parents’ experiences of this, and what regulates the schools management in this particular aspect. The results show that all the schools have special pedagogues and other support staff employed, though in varied extent. Furthermore, the resources are distributed differently from school to school. The focus, however, is always around communication between the concerned parties. Unfortunately, their good efforts to reach all students have not been successful. Not every special needs student have received the support they are entitled to. Students, as well as parents, have pointed out the shortages that they have experienced in communication, support and information about what rights they have, both as special needs students and as just students in a Swedish upper secondary school. Many of our informants have pointed out the teachers’ ignorance as one reason for the disappointment regarding the support from the schools.

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Keyword [en]
ADHD, dyslexia, special needs students, secondary education, special pedagogy
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Social Sciences Pedagogy
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-68726OAI: diva2:617732
Subject / course
Examensarbete för lärarexamen
Educational program
Teacher Education Programme
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-04-24 Created: 2013-04-24 Last updated: 2013-04-24Bibliographically approved

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