Disability Classification in Education: Issues and Perspectives

Disability Classification in Education: Issues and Perspectives

by Lani Florian, Margaret J. McLaughlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412938767

ISBN-13: 9781412938761

Pub. Date: 03/27/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This edited volume examines current disability classification systems, the dilemmas educators face in categorizing students with special needs, and alternative options based on recent challenges and trends.  See more details below

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This edited volume examines current disability classification systems, the dilemmas educators face in categorizing students with special needs, and alternative options based on recent challenges and trends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938761
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/27/2008
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part I. International and Cross-National Contexts Within the Current Use of Disability Classification
1. Disability Classification in Education - Lani Florian, Margaret J. Mc Laughlin
The Purpose of the Book
Structure of the Book
2. Cross-National Comparisons of Special Education Classification Systems - Judith Hollenweger
Approaches to Develop Indicators Relevant to Special Needs Education
3. A Supply Side Approach for a Resource-Based Classification System - Serge Ebersold, Peter Evans
A Resource-Based Approach From a Comparative Perspective
A Resource-Based Approach for Policy Monitoring
4. Evolving Dilemmas About Categorization - Klaus Wedell
Categorization in a Historical Perspective
Recent Conceptualizations of Categorization
5. Disability Classification, Categorization in Education: A US Perspective - Philip J. Burke, Kristin Ruedel
Prior to 1975
The Hobbs Report
IDEA
6A. Implications for Human and Civil Rights Entitlements: Stigma, Stereotypes, and Civil Rights in Disability Classification Systems - Diana Pullin
Use of Classifications in Law
Diminishing Disability
6B. Implications for Human and Civil Rights Entitlements: Disability Classification Systems and the Law of Special Education - Diana Pullin
Applying IDEA Classifications
IDEA and the No Child Left Behind Act
New Contexts for Classification
7. The Classification of Pupils at the Educational Margins in Scotland: Shifting Categories and Frameworks - Sheila Riddell
SEN Policy Frameworks
Policy Frameworks and Classification Systems
Policy Outcomes: Special Education and the Classification of Children in Scotland
The Impact of Disability Legislation in Scotland
The Education (Additional Support for Learning)(Scotland) Act 2004
Identifying Children With Additional Support Needs
Rights of Appeal, Adjudication, and Mediation
Inclusion and Additional Support for Learning
Part II. Interaction and Impacts of Classification Policies on Educational Systems
8. Perspectives and Purposes of Disability Classification Systems: Implications for Teachers and Curriculum and Pedagogy - Brahm Norwich
Different Kinds of Classifications
Are Categories of Disabilities and Difficulties Used in Special Education Relevant to Teaching?
Implications for Classification of Special Educational Needs
Concluding Comments
9. Disability Classification and Teacher Education - Michael L. Hardman, John Mc Donnell
Preparing Teachers by Disability Category
Beyond Disability Categories: Preparing All Teachers for a Standards-Driven System
10. Disproportionality in Special Education: A Transatlantic Phenomenon - Alan Dyson, Elizabeth Kozleski
Disproportionality in Special Education in the USA
Disproportionality in Special Education in England
Disproportionality in Two Countries
11. Classification of Children With Disabilities in the Context of Performance-Based Educational Reform? An Unintended Classification System - Katherine Nagle, Martha L. Thurlow
Background
Performance-Based Accountability: A New Classification System
Part III. New Approaches to the Classification Dilemma
12. International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health - Rune J. Simeonsson, Nancy E. Simeonsson, Judith Hollenweger
Defining and Classifying Childhood Disability
Classification Problems in Education
The Dimensional Paradigm of Disability
Toward a Common Language of Disability in Special Education
13. Learning Disabilities in the United States: Operationalizing a Construct - Deborah L. Speece
14. Beyond the Dilemma of Difference: The Capability Approach on Disability and Special Educational Needs - Lorella Terzi
Conceptualizing Differences in Education: Disability and Special Educational Needs
Reconceptualizing Disability: The Capability Approach
Beyond the Dilemma of Difference: The Capability Approach in Education
15. Concluding Thoughts: On Perspectives and Purposes of Disability Classification Systems in Education - Martyn Rouse, Kelly Henderson, Lou Danielson
References
Index

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