Special Education in Contemporary Society Interactive eBook: An Introduction to Exceptionality, 4e Media Edition / Edition 4

Special Education in Contemporary Society Interactive eBook: An Introduction to Exceptionality, 4e Media Edition / Edition 4

by Richard M. Gargiulo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412999618

ISBN-13: 9781412999618

Pub. Date: 09/20/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In the Fourth Edition Media Update of Special Education in Contemporary Society, author Richard Gargiulo provides a highly readable and research-based introduction to special education. This book is based on the author’s belief that teachers need more than just academic knowledge about exceptionality—they need an awareness and understanding of the

Overview

In the Fourth Edition Media Update of Special Education in Contemporary Society, author Richard Gargiulo provides a highly readable and research-based introduction to special education. This book is based on the author’s belief that teachers need more than just academic knowledge about exceptionality—they need an awareness and understanding of the human side of students with special needs and their families. The Fourth Edition Media Update can be packaged with an Interactive eBook that offers new video clips of educators, parents, and individuals with special needs talking about their experiences. Icons appear throughout the Media Update linking the book to the interactive eBook features.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412999618
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/20/2011
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Key Features of the Text
Acknowledgments
Part I. Foundations of Special Education
1. Special Education in Context: People, Concepts, and Perspectives
2. Policies, Practices, and Programs
3. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Exceptionality
4. Parents, Families, and Exceptionality
Part II. A Study of Individuals With Special Needs
5. Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities or Mental Retardation
6. Individuals With Learning Disabilities
7. Individuals With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
8. Individuals With Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
9. Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders
10. Individuals With Speech and Language Impairments
11. Individuals With Hearing Impairments
12. Individuals With Visual Impairments
13. Individuals With Physical Disabilities, Health Disabilities, and Related Low-Incidence Disabilities
14. Individuals Who Are Gifted and Talented
Postscript
Appendix A: Federal Definitions of Disabilities
Appendix B: Professional Standards
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Contributors

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