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Including Children with Special Needs: A Handbook for Educators and Parents (Handbooks for Educators and Parents Series)
     

Including Children with Special Needs: A Handbook for Educators and Parents (Handbooks for Educators and Parents Series)

by Diane Schwartz, Susan Semel
 

ISBN-10: 0313333777

ISBN-13: 9780313333774

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Designed to meet the needs of parents and general educators, this work is based on the many questions heard from teachers, families, and school administrators who are working with special needs children in regular classrooms. A general section reviews the situation overall, including an explanation of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), which serves as the

Overview

Designed to meet the needs of parents and general educators, this work is based on the many questions heard from teachers, families, and school administrators who are working with special needs children in regular classrooms. A general section reviews the situation overall, including an explanation of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), which serves as the blueprint for educating the special needs student. A second section is specifically for teachers, which includes information on instruction for linguistically and culturally diverse students. In addition, there are specific Tips for Teachers that provide practical advice. A third section is for parents and includes ways for families to advocate for their child. Tips for Parents provides practical information for working with children, teachers, and schools. This handbook gives a school or family the basics and more for successfully integrating a special needs child into all facets of school life.

In 1997 the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) was passed, which ensured that all children with special needs have a right to education in the least restrictive environment. Designed to meet the needs of parents and general educators, this work is based on the many questions heard by teachers, families and school administrators who are working with special needs children in regular classrooms. A general section reviews the situation overall including an explanation of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), which is the blueprint for educating special needs students. A second section is specifically for teachers, which includes information and instruction for linguistically and culturally diverse students. Additionally. there are Tips for Teachers that provide practical advice. A third section for parents includes ways for families to advocate for their child. Tips for Parents includes practical ways to work with children, teachers, and schools. This handbook gives families and schools the basics and more for successfully integrating the special needs child into all facets of school life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313333774
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Handbooks for Educators and Parents
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Dedication

Foreword by Susan Semel

Preface

GENERAL INFORMATION ON INCLUSION FOR EDUCATORS AND PARENTS

Inclusion by Dr. Diane Schwartz

The Special Education Process: Services and Accommodations by Dr. Waverlyn Peters

Evaluating Students for Eligibility by Dr. Ralph Zalma and Dr. Gloria Lodato Wilson

Individual Educational Plan ( IEP) by Dr. Laura Dorow and Dr. Lois Fisch

SECTION I BIBLIOGRAPHY

RESEARCH, THEORY AND PRACTICE FOR TEACHERS

Instructional Techniques to Facilitate Inclusive Education by Melissa Price and Dr. Darra Pace

Including Students Who are Linguistically and Culturally Diverse by Dr. Nancy Cloud

Including Students with Emotional/Behavioral Problems by Melissa Price

Related Services by Dr. Beverly Rainforth

Changing Roles of Teachers and Teaching in Inclusive Settings by Dr. Nancy Dubetz, Dr. Neil Garofano, and Dr. Joan Black

SECTION II BIBLIOGRAPHY

FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES

Parents' Participation in Inclusive Schooling by Dr. Darra Pace, Linda Milch, and Lillian Sanabria-Hernandez

Promoting Competency, Independence, and Self-advocacy by Dr. Gloria Lodato Wilson

Technology and Assistive Technology by Dr. Vance Austin

Effective Inclusive Schools by Dr. Gerald Mager and Matt Giugno

SECTION III BIBLIOGRAPHY

Glossary

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