Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference / Edition 7

Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference / Edition 7

by Deborah Deutsch Smith, Naomi Chowdhuri Tyler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205600565

ISBN-13: 9780205600564

Pub. Date: 02/16/2009

Publisher: Pearson

The seventh edition of Introduction to Special Education; Making a Difference, reflects a vision of what all schools should provide to students with special needs: schooling that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs and their families. When educators use proven and best practices, the end-result will be an

Overview

The seventh edition of Introduction to Special Education; Making a Difference, reflects a vision of what all schools should provide to students with special needs: schooling that is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs and their families. When educators use proven and best practices, the end-result will be an accountable and responsive education system where every student succeeds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205600564
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
161,712
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 -- Disabilities and Special Education: Making a Difference

DISABLITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

DISABLITIES AND STUDENTS

MAKING A DIFFERENCE THROUGH SPECIAL EDUCATION

EMERGING TRENDS: DIFFERENTIATING FOR ALL

SUMMARY

Chapter 2 -- Individualized Special Education Programs: Planning and Delivering Services

ACCESS TO THE GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

SETTINGS, SERVICES, AND PERSONNEL

THE IEP PROCESS

TOOLS FOR INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAMS

EVALUATING PROGRESS AND REVISING PROGRAMS

SUMMARY

Chapter 3 - Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

WHERE WE’VE BEEN … ON THE HORIZON

CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING DIVERSE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 4 - Speech or Language Impairments

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

SPEECH OR LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTS DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH SPEECH OR LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTS

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 5 - Learning Disabilities

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

LEARNING DISABILITIES DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH LEARING DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 6 — ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

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

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH ADHD

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 7 -- Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

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

EMOTIONAL OR BEHAVIOR DISORDERS DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 8 -- Intellectual Disabilities or Mental Retardation

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

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES OR MENTAL RETARDATION DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 9 -- Physical or Health Disabilities

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

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH DISABILITIES DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH PHYSICAL AND HEALTH DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 10 -- Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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

DEAFNESS AND HARD OF HEARING DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH HEARING LOSS

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 11 -- Low Vision and Blindness

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

LOW VISION AND BLINDNESS DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH VISUAL LOSS

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 12 -- Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD) DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH ASD

TRANSITION COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 13 -- Very Low Incidence Disabilities: Multiple-Severe Disabilities, Deaf-blindness, and Traumatic Brain Injury

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

CHARACTERISTICS OF MULTIPLE-SEVERE DISABILITES

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

CHARACTERISTICS OF DEAF-BLINDNESS PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

CHARACTERISTICS OF TBI

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AD PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH LOW INCIDENCE DISABILITIES

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

Chapter 14 -- Giftedness and Talents

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

GIFTEDNESS AND TALENTS DEFINED

CHARACTERISTICS

PREVALENCE

CAUSES AND PREVENTION

ASSESSMENT

EARLY INTERVENTION

TEACHING GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS

TRANSITION

COLLABORATION

PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY

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