Characteristics of and Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities / Edition 5

Characteristics of and Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities / Edition 5

by Martin R. Henley
     
 

Written for general and special education majors at the graduate and undergraduate levels, this text addresses the teaching of students with mild disabilities, including mild mental retardation, behavior disorders, and learning disabilities. The first part addresses the characteristics of students with mild disabilities, practical teaching strategies for each type of… See more details below

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Written for general and special education majors at the graduate and undergraduate levels, this text addresses the teaching of students with mild disabilities, including mild mental retardation, behavior disorders, and learning disabilities. The first part addresses the characteristics of students with mild disabilities, practical teaching strategies for each type of disability, and the reasons for a cross-categorical approach. The second part details effective teaching practices, including how to organize and implement inclusion programs, teaching from the point of view of the learner, instructional modifications, classroom management practices, social skills instruction, and the value of family-school cooperation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205457649
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/05/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
477
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Foundations of special education for students with mild disabilities 1

Ch. 2 Overview of students with mild disabilities 42

Ch. 3 Students with mild intellectual disabilities 75

Ch. 4 Students with emotional disturbance 116

Ch. 5 Students with specific learning disabilities 156

Ch. 6 The inclusive classroom 192

Ch. 7 Learning and teaching 218

Ch. 8 Instructing students with mild disabilities 254

Ch. 9 Classroom management 284

Ch. 10 Teaching social skills 313

Ch. 11 Building family partnerships 339

App. A A chronology 365

App. B Commonly used psychoactive medications 391

App. C Tests 395

App. D Sample individualized education plan (IEP) 402

References 404

Index 425

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