Professor Hazel Lawson
Special and Inclusive Education

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Key publications



Black AE, Lawson H (2016). Exploring a vocational teaching resource for young people with severe learning difficulties - ‘A stepping stone to…’ what?. Cambridge Journal of Education Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson HA, Jones P (2015). Insights into Teacher Learning about Pedagogy from an International Group of Teachers of Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 30(3), 384-401. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Boyask R, Carter R, Waite S, Lawson H (2009). Changing concepts of diversity: relationships between policy and identity in English schools. In Quinlivan K, Boyask R, Kaur B (Eds.) Educational Enactments in a Globalised World: Intercultural Conversations, Rotterdam: Sense, 115-127.  Abstract.

Publications by category


Books

Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (eds)(2015). The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. London, Routledge. Abstract.
Fergusson A, Lawson H (2003). Access to Citizenship. London, David Fulton.

Journal articles

Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson HA (In Press). Autonomy and governance in local authority provision for children and young people. Policy Futures in Education, 11(5).
Lawson HA, Jones P (In Press). Teachers’ pedagogical decision-making and influences on this when teaching students with severe intellectual disabilities. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs Full text.
Lawson HA, Jones P (In Press). Teachers’ pedagogical decision-making and influences on this when teaching students with severe intellectual disabilities. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs
Black AE, Lawson H (2016). Exploring a vocational teaching resource for young people with severe learning difficulties - ‘A stepping stone to…’ what?. Cambridge Journal of Education Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson H (2015). Chapter 3: Teacher education and SEN - policy landscapes and impetuses. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 15(2), 147-154. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson HA, Jones P (2015). Insights into Teacher Learning about Pedagogy from an International Group of Teachers of Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 30(3), 384-401. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson H (2013). Autonomy and governance in local authority provision for children and young people. Policy Futures in Education, 11(4), 375-386. Abstract. DOI.
Lawson HA, Boyask R, Waite SJ (2013). Construction of difference and diversity within policy and classroom practice in England. Cambridge Journal of Education, 43(1), 107-122. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson HA, Norwich B, Nash T (2013). What trainees in England learn about teaching pupils with special educational needs/disabilities in their school based work: the contribution of planned activities in one year initial training courses. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 28(2), 136-155. DOI.
Lawson HA, Layton L, Goldbart J, Lacey P, Miller C (2012). Conceptualisations of literacy and literacy practices for children with severe learning difficulties. Literacy, 46(2), 101-108. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Waite S, Boyask R, Lawson H (2010). Aligning person-centred methods and young people’s conceptualizations of diversity. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 33(1), 69-83.
Waite SJ, Boyask R, Lawson HA (2010). Aligning person-centred research methods and young people’s subjective conceptualisations to study diversity within schooling. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 33(1), 69-83. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Waite S, Lawson H, Bromfield C (2009). Individual target setting in a mainstream and special school: Tensions in understanding and ownership. Educational Studies, 35(2), 107-121.
Waite S, Lawson H, Bromfield C (2009). Individual target setting in a mainstream and special school: tensions in understanding and ownership. Educational Studies, 35(2), 107-121.
Sikes P, Lawson H, Parker M (2007). Voices on: Teachers and teaching assistants talking of inclusion. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 11(3), 355-370.
Lacey P, Layton L, Miller C, Goldbart J, Lawson H (2007). What is literacy for students who do not learn to read and write? Exploring conventional and inclusive literacy. Journal of Research in Special Educational, 7(3), 149-160.
Lacey P, Layton L, Miller C, Goldbart J, Lawson H (2007). What is literacy for students with severe learning difficulties? Exploring conventional and inclusive literacy. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 7(3), 149-160. Abstract. DOI.
Lawson H, Parker M, Sikes P (2006). Seeking stories: reflections on a narrative approach to researching understandings of inclusion. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 21(1), 55-68.
Waite S, Lawson H, Robertson C (2006). Work related learning for students with learning difficulties: Relevance and reality. Cambridge Journal of Education, 36(4), 579-595.
Lawson H, Waite S, Robertson C (2005). Distinctiveness of curriculum provision at 14-16 for students with learning difficulties: opportunities and challenges. British Journal of Special Education, 32(1), 12-20.
Lawson H (2003). Citizenship education for pupils with learning difficulties: towards participation?. Support for Learning, 18(3), 117-122.

Chapters

Lawson H, Fergusson A, Brookes M, Duffield T, Skipworth A (2015). Citizenship, participation and voice. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 102-111.
Lawson HA, Byers R, Rayner M, Aird R, Pease L (2015). Curriculum models, issues and tensions. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Lawson HA, Fergusson A, Brookes M, Duffield T, Skipworth A (2015). Participation, citizenship,and voice. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Byers R, Lawson HA (2015). Priorities, products and process – developments in providing a curriculum for young people with severe and profound learning difficulties. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Byers R, Lawson H (2015). Priorities, products and process: Developments in providing a curriculum for learners with SLD/PMLD. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 38-47.
Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (2015). The way ahead. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 411-417.
Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson HA (2013). Partnership research about ‘difference’: co-constructing local educational policy. In Koegeler-Abdi M, Parncutt R (Eds.) Interculturality: Practice meets Research, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 14-30.  Abstract.
Lawson HA, Norwich B, Nash T (2013). Teacher trainee learning about inclusive practice in initial teacher education in England: ‘Insider’ perspectives from within school placement. In Jones P (Ed) Bringing insider perspectives into inclusive teacher learning: Potentials and challenges for educational professionals, London: Routledge.
Prichard A, Kinna R (2012). Introduction. In Prichard A, Kinna R, Pinta S, Berry D (Eds.) Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red, Houndmills: Palgrave, 1-17.
Lawson H, Purslow C (2012). The democratic classroom. In Armstrong D, Squires G (Eds.) Considering the Whole Child with Special Educational Needs, Maidenhead: Open University Press. Abstract.
Lawson H (2010). Beyond tokenism: participation of/with pupils with significant learning difficulties. In Rose R (Ed) Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion – International Responses to Developing Inclusive Schools, London: Routledge, 137-151.  Abstract.
Avramidis E, Lawson H, Norwich B (2010). Difficulties in Learning Literacy. In Andrews R, Wyse D, Hoffman J (Eds.) International Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching, London: Routledge, 389-400.  Abstract.
Lawson H, Nash P (2010). SENCOs: a partnership role in initial teacher education?. In Hallett F, Hallett G (Eds.) Transforming the role of the SENCO: Achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination, Maidenhead: Open University Press, 160-167.  Abstract.
Boyask R, Carter R, Waite S, Lawson H (2009). Changing concepts of diversity: relationships between policy and identity in English schools. In Quinlivan K, Boyask R, Kaur B (Eds.) Educational Enactments in a Globalised World: Intercultural Conversations, Rotterdam: Sense, 115-127.  Abstract.
Lawson H (2009). Promoting access to community and participation: What role can citizenship education play?. In Seale J, Nind M (Eds.) Understanding and Promoting Access for People with Learning Difficulties: Seeing the Opportunities and Challenges of Risk, Abingdon: Routledge, 101-117.  Abstract.
Waite S, Boyask R, Lawson H, Carter R (2008). Concepts of diversity in the UK: person-centred methodological approaches to tracking identity formation within education. In Ross A, Cunningham P (Eds.) Reflecting on Identities: Research, Practice & Innovation, Proceedings of the tenth Conference of the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe Thematic Network, London: CiCe.

Conferences

Lawson H (2015). ITE and special educational needs - policy landscapes and impetuses. BERA. Belfast. 15th - 17th Sep 2015.
Lawson H (2010). Personalisation and person-centred approaches: interpretations for children and young people with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress (ISEC). Queen's University, Belfast. 2nd - 5th Aug 2010.
Lawson HA, Waite SJ, Boyask R (2010). Researching Conceptualisations of Difference: Exploring the Personal in Method and Content. AERA. Denver. 30th Apr - 4th May 2010.
Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson H (2010). Researching difference to inform local policy: Outcomes from a partnership project. cAIR10, the first Conference on Applied Interculturality Research. Graz, Austria. 7th - 10th Apr 2010.
Boyask RA, Donkin A, Lawson H, Waite S (2010). Researching diversity for policy: Outcomes from a partnership project. Conference for Applied Intercultural Research. University of Graz, Graz, Austria. 7th - 10th Apr 2009.
Boyask R, Carter R, Lawson H, Waite S (2009). Changing concepts of diversity: Relationships between policy and identity in English schools. AERA. San Diego. 13th - 17th Apr 2009.
Lawson HA, Waite SJ, Boyask R (2009). Conceptualisations of diversity: rehearsing person-centred research methods. European Conference on Educational Research. Vienna. 28th - 30th Sep 2009.
Waite SJ, Boyask R, Lawson HA, Carter R (2008). Concepts of diversity in the UK: person-centred methodological approaches to tracking identity formation within education. Conference of the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe. Istanbul. 28th - 31st May 2008.
Lawson H, Boyask R, Waite S (2008). Conceptualisations of diversity: policy to practice. European Conference on Educational Research. Gothenburg. 9th - 12th Sep 2008.

Reports

Boyask RA, Lawson H, Waite S, Donkin A (2009). The Diversity Project: Summary Report on Findings: Focus Group Evening. University of Plymouth; University of Exeter; Plymouth City Council.

Publications by year



In Press

Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson HA (In Press). Autonomy and governance in local authority provision for children and young people. Policy Futures in Education, 11(5).
Lawson HA, Jones P (In Press). Teachers’ pedagogical decision-making and influences on this when teaching students with severe intellectual disabilities. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs Full text.
Lawson HA, Jones P (In Press). Teachers’ pedagogical decision-making and influences on this when teaching students with severe intellectual disabilities. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs

2016

Black AE, Lawson H (2016). Exploring a vocational teaching resource for young people with severe learning difficulties - ‘A stepping stone to…’ what?. Cambridge Journal of Education Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Lawson H (2015). Chapter 3: Teacher education and SEN - policy landscapes and impetuses. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 15(2), 147-154. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson H, Fergusson A, Brookes M, Duffield T, Skipworth A (2015). Citizenship, participation and voice. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 102-111.
Lawson HA, Byers R, Rayner M, Aird R, Pease L (2015). Curriculum models, issues and tensions. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Lawson H (2015). ITE and special educational needs - policy landscapes and impetuses. BERA. Belfast. 15th - 17th Sep 2015.
Lawson HA, Jones P (2015). Insights into Teacher Learning about Pedagogy from an International Group of Teachers of Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 30(3), 384-401. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson HA, Fergusson A, Brookes M, Duffield T, Skipworth A (2015). Participation, citizenship,and voice. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Byers R, Lawson HA (2015). Priorities, products and process – developments in providing a curriculum for young people with severe and profound learning difficulties. In Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, London: Routledge.
Byers R, Lawson H (2015). Priorities, products and process: Developments in providing a curriculum for learners with SLD/PMLD. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 38-47.
Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (eds)(2015). The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. London, Routledge. Abstract.
Lacey P, Ashdown R, Jones P, Lawson H, Pipe M (2015). The way ahead. In  (Ed) The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, 411-417.

2013

Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson H (2013). Autonomy and governance in local authority provision for children and young people. Policy Futures in Education, 11(4), 375-386. Abstract. DOI.
Lawson HA, Boyask R, Waite SJ (2013). Construction of difference and diversity within policy and classroom practice in England. Cambridge Journal of Education, 43(1), 107-122. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson HA (2013). Partnership research about ‘difference’: co-constructing local educational policy. In Koegeler-Abdi M, Parncutt R (Eds.) Interculturality: Practice meets Research, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 14-30.  Abstract.
Lawson HA, Norwich B, Nash T (2013). Teacher trainee learning about inclusive practice in initial teacher education in England: ‘Insider’ perspectives from within school placement. In Jones P (Ed) Bringing insider perspectives into inclusive teacher learning: Potentials and challenges for educational professionals, London: Routledge.
Lawson HA, Norwich B, Nash T (2013). What trainees in England learn about teaching pupils with special educational needs/disabilities in their school based work: the contribution of planned activities in one year initial training courses. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 28(2), 136-155. DOI.

2012

Lawson HA, Layton L, Goldbart J, Lacey P, Miller C (2012). Conceptualisations of literacy and literacy practices for children with severe learning difficulties. Literacy, 46(2), 101-108. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Prichard A, Kinna R (2012). Introduction. In Prichard A, Kinna R, Pinta S, Berry D (Eds.) Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red, Houndmills: Palgrave, 1-17.
Lawson H, Purslow C (2012). The democratic classroom. In Armstrong D, Squires G (Eds.) Considering the Whole Child with Special Educational Needs, Maidenhead: Open University Press. Abstract.

2010

Waite S, Boyask R, Lawson H (2010). Aligning person-centred methods and young people’s conceptualizations of diversity. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 33(1), 69-83.
Waite SJ, Boyask R, Lawson HA (2010). Aligning person-centred research methods and young people’s subjective conceptualisations to study diversity within schooling. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 33(1), 69-83. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lawson H (2010). Beyond tokenism: participation of/with pupils with significant learning difficulties. In Rose R (Ed) Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion – International Responses to Developing Inclusive Schools, London: Routledge, 137-151.  Abstract.
Avramidis E, Lawson H, Norwich B (2010). Difficulties in Learning Literacy. In Andrews R, Wyse D, Hoffman J (Eds.) International Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching, London: Routledge, 389-400.  Abstract.
Lawson H (2010). Personalisation and person-centred approaches: interpretations for children and young people with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress (ISEC). Queen's University, Belfast. 2nd - 5th Aug 2010.
Lawson HA, Waite SJ, Boyask R (2010). Researching Conceptualisations of Difference: Exploring the Personal in Method and Content. AERA. Denver. 30th Apr - 4th May 2010.
Boyask R, Donkin A, Waite S, Lawson H (2010). Researching difference to inform local policy: Outcomes from a partnership project. cAIR10, the first Conference on Applied Interculturality Research. Graz, Austria. 7th - 10th Apr 2010.
Boyask RA, Donkin A, Lawson H, Waite S (2010). Researching diversity for policy: Outcomes from a partnership project. Conference for Applied Intercultural Research. University of Graz, Graz, Austria. 7th - 10th Apr 2009.
Lawson H, Nash P (2010). SENCOs: a partnership role in initial teacher education?. In Hallett F, Hallett G (Eds.) Transforming the role of the SENCO: Achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination, Maidenhead: Open University Press, 160-167.  Abstract.

2009

Boyask R, Carter R, Lawson H, Waite S (2009). Changing concepts of diversity: Relationships between policy and identity in English schools. AERA. San Diego. 13th - 17th Apr 2009.
Boyask R, Carter R, Waite S, Lawson H (2009). Changing concepts of diversity: relationships between policy and identity in English schools. In Quinlivan K, Boyask R, Kaur B (Eds.) Educational Enactments in a Globalised World: Intercultural Conversations, Rotterdam: Sense, 115-127.  Abstract.
Lawson HA, Waite SJ, Boyask R (2009). Conceptualisations of diversity: rehearsing person-centred research methods. European Conference on Educational Research. Vienna. 28th - 30th Sep 2009.
Waite S, Lawson H, Bromfield C (2009). Individual target setting in a mainstream and special school: Tensions in understanding and ownership. Educational Studies, 35(2), 107-121.
Waite S, Lawson H, Bromfield C (2009). Individual target setting in a mainstream and special school: tensions in understanding and ownership. Educational Studies, 35(2), 107-121.
Lawson H (2009). Promoting access to community and participation: What role can citizenship education play?. In Seale J, Nind M (Eds.) Understanding and Promoting Access for People with Learning Difficulties: Seeing the Opportunities and Challenges of Risk, Abingdon: Routledge, 101-117.  Abstract.
Boyask RA, Lawson H, Waite S, Donkin A (2009). The Diversity Project: Summary Report on Findings: Focus Group Evening. University of Plymouth; University of Exeter; Plymouth City Council.

2008

Waite SJ, Boyask R, Lawson HA, Carter R (2008). Concepts of diversity in the UK: person-centred methodological approaches to tracking identity formation within education. Conference of the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe. Istanbul. 28th - 31st May 2008.
Waite S, Boyask R, Lawson H, Carter R (2008). Concepts of diversity in the UK: person-centred methodological approaches to tracking identity formation within education. In Ross A, Cunningham P (Eds.) Reflecting on Identities: Research, Practice & Innovation, Proceedings of the tenth Conference of the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe Thematic Network, London: CiCe.
Lawson H, Boyask R, Waite S (2008). Conceptualisations of diversity: policy to practice. European Conference on Educational Research. Gothenburg. 9th - 12th Sep 2008.

2007

Sikes P, Lawson H, Parker M (2007). Voices on: Teachers and teaching assistants talking of inclusion. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 11(3), 355-370.
Lacey P, Layton L, Miller C, Goldbart J, Lawson H (2007). What is literacy for students who do not learn to read and write? Exploring conventional and inclusive literacy. Journal of Research in Special Educational, 7(3), 149-160.
Lacey P, Layton L, Miller C, Goldbart J, Lawson H (2007). What is literacy for students with severe learning difficulties? Exploring conventional and inclusive literacy. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 7(3), 149-160. Abstract. DOI.

2006

Lawson H, Parker M, Sikes P (2006). Seeking stories: reflections on a narrative approach to researching understandings of inclusion. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 21(1), 55-68.
Waite S, Lawson H, Robertson C (2006). Work related learning for students with learning difficulties: Relevance and reality. Cambridge Journal of Education, 36(4), 579-595.

2005

Lawson H, Waite S, Robertson C (2005). Distinctiveness of curriculum provision at 14-16 for students with learning difficulties: opportunities and challenges. British Journal of Special Education, 32(1), 12-20.

2003

Fergusson A, Lawson H (2003). Access to Citizenship. London, David Fulton.
Lawson H (2003). Citizenship education for pupils with learning difficulties: towards participation?. Support for Learning, 18(3), 117-122.