Written in a very reader-friendly style with many examples and suggestions, Effective Inclusion Strategies for Elementary Teachers addresses some of the very important issues elementary school teachers face when working with students with disabilities. Topics include an overview of disability laws and definition of inclusion, followed by chapters on students with specific disabilities (autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, speech and language impairments, hearing impairments, visual impairments, orthopedic impairments, and intellectual disabilities).The remaining chapters in this book discuss the very important topics of technology, collaborating with families, and Response to Intervention. This guide for elementary school teachers is a resource they can come back to over and over again!
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About the Author
Cynthia G. Simpson, Ph.D., has more than 16 years of experience in the public and private sector as a preschool teacher, special education teacher, elementary teacher, educational diagnostician, associate professor of education, and administrator. She currently is an associate professor and program coordinator for special education in the College of Education at Sam Houston State University.
Jeffrey P. Bakken, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Special Education at Illinois State University. He has a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and graduate degrees in the area of special education-learning disabilities from Purdue University. Dr. Bakken is a teacher, consultant, and scholar. His specific areas of interest include transition, teacher effectiveness, assessment, learning strategies, and technology.