Including Students With Special Needs / Edition 5

Including Students With Special Needs / Edition 5

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by Marilyn Friend
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205626815

ISBN-13: 9780205626816

Pub. Date: 04/25/2008

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This single most-adopted Inclusion text worldwide continues to provide the best source of practical strategies for teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. Filled with examples and vignettes, the emphasis is always on teaching methods that promote student independence at all education levels. Its non-categorical approach helps teachers ensure

Overview

This single most-adopted Inclusion text worldwide continues to provide the best source of practical strategies for teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. Filled with examples and vignettes, the emphasis is always on teaching methods that promote student independence at all education levels. Its non-categorical approach helps teachers ensure all students’ success regardless of their specific categories of exceptionality.

The new edition provides significantly updated information about IDEA and NCLB, including their impact on IEPs, and the latest ideas and information about inclusive practices in the context of contemporary public education, and the dilemmas that teachers often face in appropriately educating students with disabilities in general education settings. Unique topics include the rights of general education teachers, comprehensive treatment of assessment and evaluation, examples of accommodations for students with significant disabilities, information about gifted underachievers, functional behavior assessment and behavior plans, and how to be proactive in dealing with student behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205626816
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
04/25/2008
Series:
MyEducationLab Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Foundation for Educating Students with Special Needs

Learner Objectives

What Key Terms and Concepts Define Special Education?

How Did Today’s Special Education Services Come to Exist?

What Are Inclusive Practices Essential in Today’s Schools?

Who Receives Special Education and Other Special Services?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Understanding Contemporary Special Education

Further Readings

2. Special Education Procedures and Services

Learner Objectives

Who Are the Professionals in Special Education?

Adaptive Physical Educators

How Can You Decide Whether a Student Need Might Be a Disability?

How Do Students Obtain Special Services?

The Special Education Referral, Assessment, Eligibility, Planning, and Placement Process

What Is an Individualized Education Program?

What Services Do Students with Disabilities Receive?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: A Visit to an MDT Meeting

Further Readings

3. Building Partnerships through Collaboration

Learner Objectives

What Are the Basics of Collaboration?

What Are Collaboration Services in Schools That Foster Inclusion?

How Can You Work Effectively with Parents?

How Can You Work Effectively with Paraprofessionals?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Collaboration in the Washington School District

Further Readings

4. Assessing Student Needs

Learner Objectives

How Do Your Student Assessments Contribute to Special Education Decisions?

What Information Sources Are Used in Programming for Students with Special Needs?

What Kinds of Curriculum-Based Assessments Can You Create for Your Students?

How Are Curriculum-Based Probes Used to Make Special Education Decisions?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Collecting and Using Assessment Information

Further Readings

5. Planning Instruction by Analyzing Classroom and Student Needs

Learner Objectives

How Can the INCLUDE Strategy Help You Make Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Special Needs?

Step 1: Identify Classroom Demands

Step 2: Note Student Learning Strengths and Needs

Step 3: Check for Potential Areas of Student Success

Step 4: Look for Potential Problem Areas

Step 5: Use Information to Brainstorm Ways to Differentiate Instruction

Step 6: Differentiate Instruction

Step 7: Evaluate Student Progress

How Is an Inclusive Classroom Managed?

How Can You Group All Your Students for Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms?

How Can You Evaluate Instructional Materials for Inclusive Classrooms?

Textbooks

How Can You Analyze Instructional Methods in Relation to Student Needs?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Planning Adaptations in the Instructional Environment

Further Readings

6. Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities

Learner Objectives

What Are Low-Incidence Disabilities?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Accommodations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Moderate, Severe, or Multiple Disabilities?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Sensory Impairments?

Accommodations for Students with Visual Impairments

Planning Instruction for Students with Visual Impairments

Accommodations for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Physical, Medical, or Health Disabilities?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Planning for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities

Further Readings

7. Students with High-Incidence Disabilities

Learner Objectives

What Are High-Incidence Disabilities?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Communication Disorders?

What Are the Academic Needs of Students with Learning and Behavioral Disabilities?

What Are the Social and Emotional Needs of Students with Learning and Behavioral Disabilities?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students with Learning and Behavioral Disabilities?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Using the INCLUDE Strategy with Students with High-Incidence Disabilities

Further Readings

8. Students with Special Needs Other Than Disabilities

Learner Objectives

Which Students Are Protected by Section 504?

How Can You Accommodate Students with Attention Deficit—Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

How Can You Accommodate Students Who Are Gifted and Talented?

What Are the Needs of Students from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds?

How Can You Meet the Needs of Students Who Are at Risk?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Diversity in a High School Class

Further Readings

9. Differentiating Instruction

Learner Objectives

How Can You Make Accommodations for Students with Special Needs in Basic Skills Instruction?

How Can You Make Accommodations for Students with Special Needs When Teaching Subject-Area Content?

How Can You Improve Clarity in Written and Oral Communication?

How Can You Involve Parents in Teaching Their Children?

What Accommodations Can You Make for Students to Help Them Succeed in Independent Practice?
Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Developing a Repertoire of Instructional Adaptations

Further Readings

10. Strategies for Independent Learning

Learner Objectives

How Can You Encourage Student Self-Awareness and Self-Advocacy?

How Can You Effectively Teach Independent Learning Strategies in Class?

What Are Some Examples of Successful Learning Strategies?

How Can Students Learn to Use Strategies Independently?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Designing Strategies for Independence

Further Readings

11. Evaluating Student Learning

Learner Objectives

How Can Accommodations Be Made for Students with Speical Needs When Giving Classroom Tests?

How Can Accommodations in Report Card Grading Be Made for Students with Special Needs?

Using Individual Grading for Students with Disabilities

How Can Performance-Based Assessment Benefit Students with Special Needs?

How Can Portfolio Assessment Benefit Students with Special Needs?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Adapting Evaluations for Students with Special Needs

Further Readings

12. Responding to Student Behavior

Learner Objectives

What Are Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports?

How Can You Use Positive Behavior Supports to Prevent Discipline Problems?

How Can You Promote Positive Group Behavior?

What Are Effective Strategies for Responding to Minor Individual Behaviors?

How Can Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans Help You Respond to Serious Individual Behaviors?

What Are Effective Strategies for Responding to Serious Individual Behaviors?

How Can You Help Students Manage Their Own Behavior?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Developing Strategies for Responding to Individual Student Behavior

Further Readings

13. Building Social Relationships

Learner Objectives

What Is Your Role in Promoting Positive Social Interactions among Students with and without Disabilities?

How Can You Provide Education about Individuals with Disabilities?

How Can You Develop and Support Peer Tutoring?

How Can You Use Cooperative Learning Strategies to Facilitate Social Inclusion?

How Can You Help Students with Disabilities Improve Their Social Skills?

Summary

Key Terms and Concepts

Back to the Cases

Applications in Teaching Practice: Planning for Promoting Positive Peer Relations

Further Readings

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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