Exceptional Children and Youth: Update / Edition 4

Exceptional Children and Youth: Update / Edition 4

by Nancy Hunt, Kathleen Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618704639

ISBN-13: 9780618704637

Pub. Date: 08/15/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text uses a straightforward approach and a highly personalized tone to present research and teaching practices, emphasizing the effects of disabilities on the lives of individuals, their families, and their teachers. Themes of commonality and collaboration encourage respect, minimize teacher anxiety, and de-emphasize the typical clinical approach to this

Overview

This text uses a straightforward approach and a highly personalized tone to present research and teaching practices, emphasizing the effects of disabilities on the lives of individuals, their families, and their teachers. Themes of commonality and collaboration encourage respect, minimize teacher anxiety, and de-emphasize the typical clinical approach to this content. This updated version includes an 8-page insert highlighting the 2004 IDEA Reauthorization Legislation as well as a table correlating the new CL Video Cases to specific chapters in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618704637
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. Building Blocks for Working with Exceptional Children and Youth 1. An Introduction to Special Education Terms and Definitions Prevalence of Exceptional Children Foundations of Special Education Individualized Education The Pros and Cons of Labeling Educational Setting 2. Risk Factors and Early Intervention Terms and Definitions Types of Risk Prevention Early Intervention Identification and Assessment of Infants at Risk 3. Families and Culture Terms and Definitions Working with Culturally Diverse Families Approaches to Studying Families Family Reactions to Disability Across Cultures The Role of the Family in Special Education Services II. Learning About the Potential of Exceptional Children 4. Children with Learning Disabilities Terms and Definitions Causes of Learning Disabilities Characteristics of Individuals with Learning Disabilities Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 5. Children with Mental Retardation Terms and Definitions Causes of Mental Retardation Characteristics of Individuals with Mental Retardation Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 6. Children with Severe Disabilities Terms and Definitions Causes of Severe Disabilities Characteristics of Individuals with Severe Disabilities Effects on the Family Teaching Strategies and Accommodations Ethical Issues 7. Children with Behavior Disorders Terms and Definitions Causes of Behavior Disorders Characteristics of Students with Behavior Disorders Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 8. Children with Autism and Related Disorders Terms and Definitions Causes of Autism Characteristics of Individuals with Autism Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 9. Children with Communication Disorders Terms and Definitions Language Development Types and Characteristics of Communication Disorders Causes of Communication Disorders Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 10. Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Terms and Definitions Causes of Hearing Loss Characteristics of Students with Hearing Loss Teaching Strategies and Accommodations Technological Advances 11. Children Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Terms and Definitions Causes of Visual Impairment Characteristics of Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Teaching Strategies and Accommodations 12. Children with Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments Terms and Definitions Types of Physical Disabilities Types of Health Impairments Characteristics of Individuals with Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments Teaching Strategies and Accommodations Adult Life 13. Children Who Are Gifted and Talented Definitions and Terms Factors Contributing to Giftedness Characteristics of Students Who Are Gifted and Talented Teaching Strategies and Accommodations III. Current Issues in Special Education 14. The Special and General Education Relationship: New Trends and Challenges Educational Reform: General Implications Issues in Assessment Access to the General Education Curriculum Providing Instruction

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