Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools (with MyEducationLab) / Edition 6

Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools (with MyEducationLab) / Edition 6

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by Ann Turnbull
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136101410

ISBN-13: 9780136101413

Pub. Date: 01/09/2009

Publisher: Pearson

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136101413
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/09/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1 – Overview of Today’s Special Education

Who Is Thomas Ellenson?

Profile of Special Education Students and Personnel in Today’s Schools

Overview of the Law and Special Education

IDEA: Six Principles

NCLB and Other Federal Laws

Special Education Results

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 2 – Ensuring Progress in the General Education Curriculum Through Universal Design for Learning and Inclusion

Who Is Dani Gonzalez?

What Is “Progress in the General Education Curriculum”?

How Do Supplementary Aids and Services and Universal Design for Learning Support Progress?

How Does Inclusion Support Progress?

How Does a Student’s IEP Support Progress?

What Should Educators Do to Support Progress?

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 3 -- Issues and Responses in Today’s Culturally Diverse Schools

Who Is De’Ja McGee?

Defining Culture and Its Implications for Special Education

The Social Context of Special Education

Disproportionate Representation

Factors Associated with Disproportionate Representation and Educational Equality

Becoming a Culturally Responsive Teacher and Advocate

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 4 – Today’s Families and Their Partnerships with Professionals

Who Is the Holley Family?

Who Are Today’s Families?

What Are Partnerships and Why Are They Important?

How Do Children with Exceptionalities Affect Their Families’ Quality of Life, and What Is Your Role as an Educator?

How Can You Form Partnerships with Families?

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 5 – Understanding Students with Learning Disabilities

Who Is Lauren Marsh?

Identifying Students with Learning Disabilities

Evaluating Students with Learning Disabilities

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Learning Disabilities

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 6 – Understanding Students with Communication Disorders

Who Is George Wedge?

Identifying Students with Communication Disorders

Evaluating Students with Communication Disorders

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Communication Disorders

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 7 – Understanding Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Who Is Matthew Ackinclose?

Identifying Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Evaluating Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 8 – Understanding Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Who Is Kelsey Blankenship?

Identifying Students with AD/HD

Evaluating Students with AD/HD

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with AD/HD

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 9 – Understanding Students with Intellectual Disability

Who Is Stephen Sabia?

Identifying Students with Intellectual Disability

Evaluating Students with Intellectual Disability

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Intellectual Disability

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 10 – Understanding Students with Multiple Disabilities

Who Is Sierra Smith?

Identifying Students with Multiple Disabilities

Evaluating Students with Multiple Disabilities

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Multiple Disabilities

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 11 – Understanding Students with Autism

Who Is Shawn Jackson?

Identifying Students with Autism

Evaluating Students with Autism

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Autism

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 12 – Understanding Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments

Who Is Ryan Frisella?

Who Is Kwashon Drayton?

Identifying Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments

Physical Disabilities

Other Health Impairments

Evaluating Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 13 – Understanding Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Who Is Dylan Outlaw?

Identifying Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Evaluating Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 14 – Understanding Students with Hearing Loss

Who Are Mariah, Ricquel, and Shylah Thomas?

Identifying Students with Hearing Loss

Evaluating Students with Hearing Loss

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Hearing Loss

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 15 – Understanding Students with Visual Impairments

Who Is Haley Sumner?

Identifying Students with Visual Impairments

Evaluating Students with Visual Impairments

Designing an Appropriate IEP

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students with Visual Impairments

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Chapter 16 – Understanding Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

Who is Briana Hopkins?

Identifying Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

Evaluating Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

Designing an Appropriate Education

Using Effective Instructional Strategies

Including Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

Assessing Students’ Progress

Values and Outcomes

What Do You Think?

Addressing the Standards: The Values Connection

Summary

Appendix

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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