The 2001 Gulliford Lecture was given by Professor Roy McConkey, of the University of Ulster. In this article, based on his lecture, Roy McConkey reflects on some of the themes in Ron Gulliford’s work from the 1960s. These themes still seem relevant to our workwith pupils and students with special educational needs today. Roy McConkey focuses, in particular, on collaboration between practitioners from different professional backgrounds. He invites the reader to reflect on some of the strengths of current practice and to consider the ways in which these initiatives might be taken forward. This article closes with a setof strategies that could be used to develop innovative, holistic, inter-agency approaches in future.
|Journal||British Journal of Special Education|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2002|