Special Education: What It Is and why We Need It / Edition 1

Special Education: What It Is and why We Need It / Edition 1

by James M. Kauffman, Daniel P. Hallahan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205420397

ISBN-13: 9780205420391

Pub. Date: 09/22/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Just what special education is, who gets it or who should get it, and why it is necessary are matters that relatively few teachers, parents, school administrators, or educators of teachers can explain accurately or with much confidence. In this brief booklet, Hallahan & Kauffman help education students build a foundation of understanding, to fashion a realistic,

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Just what special education is, who gets it or who should get it, and why it is necessary are matters that relatively few teachers, parents, school administrators, or educators of teachers can explain accurately or with much confidence. In this brief booklet, Hallahan & Kauffman help education students build a foundation of understanding, to fashion a realistic, rational view of the basic assumptions and knowledge on which special education rests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205420391
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/22/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
83
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Puzzle of Special Education.

2. Measurement of Educational Performance.

3. The Nature of Educational Disabilities.

4. The Nature of Special Education.

5. Frequent Criticisms and Responses to Them.

References.

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