Multicultural Special Education: Culturally Responsive Teaching / Edition 1

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Because of recent demographic changes in our society, general and special educators are challenged to look for innovative ways to maximize all students’ potential in school programs. Multicultural Special Education: Culturally Responsive Teaching is a timely book that examines multiculturalism, disability, and education and focuses on how to make education better for all multicultural learners. Contributions from leading experts examine categories of exceptionalities (from multicultural perspectives), while integrated case studies and chapter material focus on ways to be an effective and culturally responsive educator. Divided into four parts, this new offering examines the foundations of multicultural special education; the categories of exceptionalities from multicultural perspectives; lifespan issues; and the future of the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131178120
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/25/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 431,446
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I Foundations of Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 1 Multicultural Special Education in Today's Schools

Chapter 2 Bilingualism and Special Education

Chapter 3 Litigation and Legislation: Impact on Multicultural Special Education

PART II Categories of Exceptionalities: Multicultural Perspectives

Chapter 4 Working with Multicultural Learners with Communication Disorders

Chapter 5 Working with Multicultural Learners with Cognitive Disabilities

Chapter 6 Working with Multicultural Learners with Specific Learning Disabilities

Chapter 7 Working with Multicultural Learners with Behavioral Problems

Chapter 8 Working with Multicultural Learners with Gifts and Talents

Chapter 9 Working with Multicultural Learners with Autism

Chapter 10 Working with Multicultural Learners with Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 11 Working with Multicultural Learners with Physical and Health Impairments

Chapter 12 Working with Multicultural Learners with Hearing Loss

Chapter 13 Working with Multicultural Learners with Visual Impairments

PART III Lifespan Issues and Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 14 Early Childhood Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 15 Multicultural Special Education Transition Programming

Chapter 16 Family Empowerment and Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 17 Culturally Responsive School Leadership for Exceptional Learners

PART IV Future Perspectives of Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 18 Transforming Special Education through Culturally Responsive Practices

Chapter 19 Teacher Preparation and Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 20 Using Technology to Advance Multicultural Special Education

Chapter 21 Multicultural Special Education: Future Perspectives

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