Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference / Edition 6

Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference / Edition 6

by Deborah Deutsch Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205498051

ISBN-13: 9780205498055

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

“Smith’s Introduction to Special Education is the best overall text I have seen for a survey course in special education.”
Karen S. Smith
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

“This book is the rule rather than the exception.”
J’Anne Affeld
Northern Arizona University

“I like the fact that she has a

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“Smith’s Introduction to Special Education is the best overall text I have seen for a survey course in special education.”
Karen S. Smith
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

“This book is the rule rather than the exception.”
J’Anne Affeld
Northern Arizona University

“I like the fact that she has a chapter that focuses on Multicultural and Bilingual Special Education because this is an area that I believe is overlooked not only in other textbooks but in Special Education classes.
Josephine Fritts
Ozarks Technical Community College

“Deb has included a great deal of current research to define and explain ADHD.”
Mary Jane Hayes
Austin Peay State University

“The ‘Tips for Effective Teaching’ are some of the best suggestions that one could ask for.”
Jerry Neal
Central Missouri State University

New To This Edition

  • NEW Chapter on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Ch. 6)
  • Making a Difference sections open every chapter with examples of social responsibility, philanthropy, advocacy, and volunteerism by both well-known individuals and everyday citizens.
  • "What IDEA 2004/No Child Left Behind Says About ..." clarifies the practical meaning for teachers of these two federal initiatives.
  • Tips for Classroom Management provide ideas and suggestions for creating productive learning environments for all students.
  • Tips for Effective Teachers provide practical ideas with broad applicability to the areas of disability in many teaching situations.
  • Professional Standards and Licensure Tests tables conclude each chapter and show howCEC Common Core Knowledge and Skill Standards, INTASC Special Education Principles, and associated Praxis II topic areas can be applied to each major section of the chapter.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205498055
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
MyLabSchool Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
593
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Disabilities and Special Education: Making a Difference

DISABILITIES: WHERE WE’VE BEEN…ON THE HORIZON

DISABLITIES DEFINED

PARTICIPATION:  COMMUNITY PRESENCE

SPECIAL EDUCATION: WHERE WE’VE BEEN…ON THE HORIZON

LEGAL PROTECTIONS:  CIVIL AND EDUCATION RIGHTS

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEFINED

PARTICIPATION:  INCLUSIVE SPECIAL EDUCATION

 2. Individualized Special Education Programs:  Planning and Services

ACCESS TO THE GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

SETTINGS, SERVICES, AND PERSONNEL

THE IEP PROCESS

TOOLS FOR INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAMS

EVALUATING PROGRESS AND REVISING PROGRAMS

 3. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

 4. Speech or Language Impairments

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

5. Learning Disabilities

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

 6. Attention Deficit/HyperactivityDisorders

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

7. Behavioral and Emotional Disorders

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

8. Mental Retardation

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

 9. Physical Impairments and Special Health Care Needs

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

10. Hard of Hearing and Deafness

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

11. Low Vision and Blindness

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

12. Autism Spectrum Disorders

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

13. Very Low Incidence Disabilities:  Deafblindness, Multiple-Severe Disabilities, and Traumatic Brain Injury

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

 

14. Giftedness and Talent Development

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

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