Everyday Social Interaction: A Program for People with Disabilities / Edition 2

Everyday Social Interaction: A Program for People with Disabilities / Edition 2

by Michael L. Wehmeyer, Gaye Stevens
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557662584

ISBN-13: 9781557662583

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

Every day, teachers and education professionals struggle with a crucial classroom goal: ensuring that students with mental retardation have access to the general curriculum. They'll find the guidance, research, and practical strategies they need in this advanced, reader-friendly textbook, which will prepare preservice educators for the classroom and sharpen the skills…  See more details below

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Every day, teachers and education professionals struggle with a crucial classroom goal: ensuring that students with mental retardation have access to the general curriculum. They'll find the guidance, research, and practical strategies they need in this advanced, reader-friendly textbook, which will prepare preservice educators for the classroom and sharpen the skills of professionals in the field. Blending research-based theory with step-by-step processes and planning forms, this practical text is the key to building curricula that include students with mental retardation and meet their individual needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557662583
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Understanding Mental Retardation: A Functional Model2
2Curriculum Decision Making and Educational Supports16
3Conceptualizing Access to the General Curriculum30
4Achieving Access to the General Curriculum50
5Person-Centered and Student-Directed Planning70
6Program Evaluation: Empowerment Evaluation and Personal Outcomes94
7Creating Learning Communities for All Students106
8Designing Educational Supports: Instructional Decision Making122
9Teaching Strategies that Work in Inclusive Classrooms140
10Establishing Equal School-Home Partnerships: Parental and Family Involvement in Education160
11Positive Behavioral Supports and Classroom Management176
12Teaching Functional Academic Content188
13The Emergent Self: Sexuality and Social Inclusion204
14Community-Based Instruction218
15Self-Determination: Curriculum Augmentation and Student Involvement232
16Technology and Students with Mental Retardation252
17Achieving Access to and Progress in the General Curriculum: Making Curriculum Decisions and Designing Educational Supports266
References279
Index297

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