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

by Julie P. Baumberger, Ruth E. Harper
 

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ISBN-10: 1412941822

ISBN-13: 9781412941822

Pub. Date: 12/20/2006

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.

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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:
9781412941822
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/20/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
606,405
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jay Trenhaile
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. The Legal Context for Working With Students With Disabilities
The Individuals with Disabilities Educational Improvement Act (IDEA)
Section 504
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act
Additional Laws Affecting Schools and School Counselors
When Parents, Students, and School Personnel Disagree
Concluding Comments
2. Specific Learning Disabilities and the School Counselor's Role
Students With Specific Learning Disabilities: A Heterogeneous Group
Learning Disabilities and Risk Factors
Prereferral Activities
Concluding Comments
3. Knowing the Whole Child
Gathering Data About the Child
Observation and Assessment Tools
Reporting Findings
Concluding Comments
4. Matching Data With Appropriate Interventions
The TREAT Model
Theories and Concepts
Relationships
Environment
Adjunct Services and Supplemental Aids
Treatable Goals
Concluding Comments
5. Building a Structure for Success
Identifying the Affected Skill or Curriculum Area
Realistic and Measurable Goals
Writing SMART Goals
Career-Related Goals
Life-Skills Goals
Concluding Comments
6. Forming Partnerships With Families
Parents and Families as Equal Partners
Family Functioning
Making Parents Feel Welcome
Earning Parents' Trust
Adapting Your Style
Reasons Parents React Differently
Sexuality
Working With the Siblings of Children With Disabilities
Family Diversity
Concluding Comments
7. Making a Difference in the Wider Circle of Caring
Leadership
Advocacy
Collaboration and Teaming
Systemic Change—Beginning With YOU
Concluding Comments
Resource A: Professional Organizations
Resource B: ASCA Position Statement on the Professional School Counselor and Students With Special Needs
Resource C: ASCA's Ethical Standards for School Counselors
References
Suggested Readings
Index

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