Assisting Students With Disabilities: A Handbook for School Counselors / Edition 2

Assisting Students With Disabilities: A Handbook for School Counselors / Edition 2

by Julie P. Baumberger, Ruth E. Harper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412941814

ISBN-13: 9781412941815

Pub. Date: 12/12/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Couched in the context of NCLB and the reauthorized IDEA, and aligned with the ASCA National Model, this second edition helps school counselors work confidently and competently with students who may require special services.

Overview

Couched in the context of NCLB and the reauthorized IDEA, and aligned with the ASCA National Model, this second edition helps school counselors work confidently and competently with students who may require special services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412941815
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/12/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Jay Trenhaile     vii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xiii
About the Authors     xv
The Legal Context for Working With Students With Disabilities     1
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA)     3
Section 504     8
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)     11
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act     12
Additional Laws Affecting Schools and School Counselors     14
When Parents, Students, and School Personnel Disagree     15
Concluding Comments     17
Specific Learning Disabilities and the School Counselor's Role     19
Students With Specific Learning Disabilities: A Heterogeneous Group     20
Learning Disabilities and Risk Factors     21
Prereferral Activities     23
Concluding Comments     25
Knowing the Whole Child     27
Gathering Data About the Child     28
Observation and Assessment Tools     28
Reporting Findings     33
Concluding Comments     37
Matching Data With Appropriate Interventions     39
The TREAT Model     40
Theories and Concepts     40
Relationships     44
Environment     48
Adjunct Services and Supplemental Aids     49
Treatable Goals     50
Concluding Comments     51
Building a Structure for Success     57
Identifying the Affected Skill or Curriculum Area     57
Realistic and Measurable Goals     58
Writing SMART Goals     59
Career-Related Goals     62
Life-Skills Goals     65
Concluding Comments     67
Forming Partnerships With Families     69
Parents and Families as Equal Partners     69
Family Functioning     72
Making Parents Feel Welcome     73
Earning Parents' Trust     77
Adapting Your Style     81
Reasons Parents React Differently     82
Sexuality     88
Working With the Siblings of Children With Disabilities     91
Family Diversity     92
Concluding Comments     95
Making a Difference in the Wider Circle of Caring     97
Leadership     98
Advocacy     99
Collaboration and Teaming     103
Systemic Change-Beginning With YOU      105
Concluding Comments     108
Professional Organizations     109
ASCA Position Statement on the Professional School Counselor and Students With Special Needs     113
ASCA's Ethical Standards for School Counselors     117
References     131
Suggested Readings     137
Index     141

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