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Fundamentals of Special Education

Fundamentals of Special Education

Author: Margaret G. Werts

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: UVA:X030112870

Category: Education

Page: 486

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Fundamentals of Special Education: What Every Teacher Needs to Know gathers into one source the critical information needed to understand students with disabilities. Written to be concise yet complete, it is an essential resource for educators because it provides the basic parameters of each disability area and defines the issues that impact current interventions and practices. This new edition addresses the latest laws in special education (such as the reauthorization of IDEA and NCLB), includes a new chapter on autism spectrum disorders, and contains additional information on collaboration with families and other service professionals.

Special Education Leadership

Special Education Leadership

Author: David Bateman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351201339

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Integrating coverage of the most important knowledge base, research, and practice in the field, this book prepares educators for the challenging role of special education leader. Special Education Leadership provides leaders with tools to review programs, implement special education law, and build special education programs that effectively supervise and support teachers. Grounded in theory, this book also includes best practice for day-to-day operations, such as issues of teaching and learning, personnel selection and evaluation, basic financial management, working with parent relations, mental health issues, and legal matters related to special education. Full of advice from practitioners, end-of-chapter questions, and coverage of emerging trends, this book helps prepare special education administrators and supervisors to survive the pressures of working with students with disabilities while supporting appropriate services and preventing litigation.

Teaching Students With Mental Retardation

Teaching Students With Mental Retardation

Author: Bob Algozzine

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483304038

Category: Education

Page: 137

View: 567

Learn what effective teachers do to support students with mental retardation in and out of the inclusive classroom! Providing special and general educators with highly effective strategies for enhancing the academic and social skills of students with mental retardation, and offering a pretest, posttest, and key vocabulary terms, this exceptional resource also discusses: Common causes of mental retardation Diagnosing mental retardation Cognitive, academic, physical, behavioral, and communicational characteristics Methods for improving students’ functional academic, social, self-care, and work skills Instructional approaches for students with severe disabilities Issues such as prevention of mental retardation and transitioning from school to work

Teaching Students With Sensory Disabilities

Teaching Students With Sensory Disabilities

Author: Bob Algozzine

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412939003

Category: Education

Page: 137

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With the right modifications, students with sensory disabilities that affect how well they see and/or hear can participate fully in general education classes alongside their peers. Teaching Students With Sensory Disabilities discusses the defining characteristics and specific needs of students who are deaf, blind, or deaf-and-blind. Offering numerous practical classroom management tips and surprisingly easy instruction adjustments, this valuable resource shows teachers how they can teach in a highly effective manner that will foster the independence of students with visual and hearing impairments in the general education classroom. Including a pre-test, post-test, and key vocabulary terms, this highly informative guide discusses everything educators need to know about students with sensory disabilities, including: o Cognitive characteristics and issues o Academic characteristics and issues o Physical characteristics and issues o Behavioural characteristics and issues o Communication characteristics and issues