Special Education Desk Reference / Edition 1

Special Education Desk Reference / Edition 1

by Mary Buchanan, Carol Weller, Michelle Buchanan

ISBN-10: 1565938003

ISBN-13: 9781565938007

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Wadsworth

This quality reference handbook identifies, illustrates, and references major methods, techniques, and strategies designed to benefit exceptional individuals. The individual chapters are organized topically to include descriptions of the various methods, as well as the specific sources that one can go to for more in-depth coverage.


This quality reference handbook identifies, illustrates, and references major methods, techniques, and strategies designed to benefit exceptional individuals. The individual chapters are organized topically to include descriptions of the various methods, as well as the specific sources that one can go to for more in-depth coverage.

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1. LANGUAGE METHODS. Facilitative Play. Peer-Mediated Language Intervention. Incidental Teaching of Language. Sociodramatic Script Training. Teaching Elaboration Skills. "Wh" Questions. Parallel Talk. Storytelling. Teaching Figurative Language. Pragmatic Language. Enhancing Nonsymbolic Communication in Individuals with Severe Disabilities. Integrating Microcomputers into Language Instruction. Technology: Hypermedia for Language Intervention. 2. EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTIONS. Activity-Based Intervention. Transdisciplinary Play-Based Intervention. Systemic Approach to Infant Intervention. Montessori Method: Early Childhood. Systematic (Direct) Instructional Methods. Environmental Organization. Milieu Language Intervention. INclass REActive Language (INREAL). Enabling and Empowering Families. Home Service Delivery Paradigm. Child Relationship Enhancement Family Therapy (CREFT). An Interactional Approach to Working With Parents and Infants. Transactional Intervention Program (TRIP). Enhanced Milieu Language Intervention. Language Interaction Intervention. Developmentally Based Instruction. Project Participation. Encouraging the Use of Mastery Behaviors in Play. Self-Management. Peer-Mediated Interventions. Correspondence Training. Affection Training. 3. METHODS FOR THE GIFTED. Academic Acceleration. Administrative Accleration. Classroom Acceleration. Beyond Traditional Schooling. Autonomous Learner Model. Integrative Education Model. Individualized Teaching of the Gifted in Regular Classrooms. The Purdue Three-Stage Enrichment Model. The Purdue Secondary Model. The Grid. The Enrichment Triad/Revolving Door Model. Multiple Talent Approach/Talents Unlimited. Individualized ProgrammingPlanning Model. Academic Competitions. Future Problem Solving Program. International Baccalaureate. Talent Searches. 4. SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Preschool Recreation Enrichment Program (PREP). Aquatics for Individuals with Disabilities. Peer Tutors: Physical Education Opportunity Program for Exceptional Learners (PEOPEL). The Achievement-based Curriculum (ABC) and Project I CAN. Physical Management. Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK). Every Child A Winner With Physical Education. New Games. Project Transition. Project C.R.E.O.L.E.. Halliwick Method of Swimming. Project ACTIVE. Special Olympics. Data Based Gymnasium. Body Skills: A Motor Development Curriculum for Children. Project Explore. Physical Best and Individuals with Disabilities. Perceptual Motor Activities. 5. BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS. Assertive Discipline. Skillstreaming (Structured Learning). Behavior Modification in the Classroom. Contingency Contracting. Token Economy. Self-behavior Management. Social Competence. Bibliotherapy. Creative Arts Therapy. Recreation and Leisure Interventions. Biofeedback. 6. METHODS FOR LEARNERS WITH HEARING OR VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS. Prelinguistic Communication. Oralism. Auditory-Verbal. Cued Speech. Total Communication. American Sign Language. Ling Speech Program. Diagnostic Early Intervention Program. Ski*Hi Program. Cognitive and Communicative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood. Orientation and Mobility Skills. Daily Living Skills for Young Children and Adolescents. Social Competence Skills for Young Children and Adolescents. Braille. Alternative Models of Reading. 7. MATHEMATICS METHODS. Chisanbop. Cuisenarie Rods. Direct Instruction: Arithmetic. Laboratory Method. Montessori Arithmetic. Piagetian Mathematics. Problem Solving and Conceptual Math Development. Structural Arithmetic. Strategic Math Series Approach. Kumon Math. Mathfact. Math Problem-Solving Strategy. Saxon Mathematics. Touch Math. Mathematics as Communication: IU. 8. READING METHODS. ABDs of Reading. Auditory Conceptual Function. Ball-Stick-Bird. Basic Language Skill Program. Carden Method. Clinical Teaching: Reading. Cloze Procedure. ColorSounds. Direct Instruction: Corrective Reading. Direct Instruction: Reading. Edmark Reading. Fernald Method. Gillingham and Stillman: Reading. Glass Analysis. Herman Method. Individualized Reading. Initial Teaching Alphabet (ITA). Language Experience. Laubach Method. Let's Read: A Linguistic Approach. Modality Blocking. Montessori Reading. Neurological Impress. Organic Reading. Reading Recovery. Rebus Reading. Remedial Reading Drills. Repeated Reading. Semantography (Blissymbols). Slingerland Multi-Sensory Approach. Structural Reading. Success for All. Taped Books/Audio Books. Traub Systematic Wholistic Method. Unifon. Whole Language Method. Words in Color. Writing Road to Reading. 9. WRITTEN EXPRESSION METHODS. Handwriting Methods. Left-Handed Writers' Accommodations. The Johnson Handwriting Program. Learning to Use Manuscript Handwriting and Learning to Use Cursive Handwriting. Keyboarding Skills. Progressive Approximation Procedure. Manu-Cursive. Spelling Methods. Adaptation of Simultaneous Oral Spelling. Horn Method. The Cover-Write Methods. Syllable Approach. Corrective Spelling Through Morphographs. Inventive Spelling. Making Words. Written Composition Methods. Clinical Teaching: Written Expression. Step-by-Step Revising. Strategies for Reluctant Writers. Computer Writing. Integrated Method of Teaching Composition. Phelps Sentence Guide. Sentence Combining. Writing Process. Writing Fluency. The Writer's Workshop. 10. STUDY SKILLS STRATEGY INSTRUCTION. Semantic Mapping. Reciprocal Teaching. The Keyword Method. Advance Organizers. Listening Skills. Modified Self-Questioning Training. Modified Graphic Organizer. Multipass. Five-Step Method for Taking Lecture Notes. Study Guides. Learning Strategies. SQ3R. 11. TRANSITION METHODS. Life Skills Instruction (Falvey). Life Centered Career Education. Life Skill Instruction (Cronin). Bridges…from School to Work Model. Community Vocational Training Program. Job Training and Tryout Model. Job Development. Community Transition Team Model. Interagency Agreement. Development: Vocational Education Model. Parent Case Management. ChoiceMaker. Self-determination. Career portfolios. McGill Action Planning System (MAPS). 12. COMPUTER METHODS. Computer Proficiency. Teaching Keyboard Skill. Hunt and Peck Typing. Touch Typing. Positions of Finger. Pseudo-Keyboards. Using Computer Software to Teach Touch Typing. Teaching Students the Basics of Computer Use. Computer Operator's License. Computer Instructions Chart. Software Organization. Color Coding of Software. Individual Student Folders. Computer Control of Student Access to Programs. Note of Computers Use. Computer Methods of Teachers .Placement of Computers in the Classroom. Scheduling of Computer Time. Integration of CAI. Guidelines for Implementation of CAI. Integration of CAI. Matching Learning Characteristics of Students with Attributes of Computer Software. Software Evaluation. Software Selection by List. Applications Evaluation of Software. Evaluation of Multimedia Software. Assistive Technology. Speech Synthesizers. Speech Recognition Systems. Switch Systems. Joysticks. Touch Screen. Touch Tables. Screen Magnification Systems. Braille Access Systems. Muppet Learning Keys. Intellikeys. 13. SEMINAL METHODS. Psychopathology and Education of the Brain-Injured Child. Talk. ITPA Remediation. Clinical Teaching. Perceptual-Motor Match. Developmental Visual Perception. Method for Brain-Injured and Hyperactive Children. Neurological Organization. Precision Teaching. Instrumental Enrichment. Orton and Gillingham: Reading. Index.

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