ISBN-10:
0205459129
ISBN-13:
2900205459123
Pub. Date:
12/27/2004
Publisher:
Pearson
Introduction to Special Education: Teaching in an Age of Opportunity, MyLabSchool Edition / Edition 5

Introduction to Special Education: Teaching in an Age of Opportunity, MyLabSchool Edition / Edition 5

by Deborah Smith
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    ISBN-13: 2900205459123
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 12/27/2004
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 592
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    All chapters begin with “Personal Perspective,” “Advance Organizers,” and “Opportunities for a Better Future.” All chapters conclude with “In Conclusion,” “Meeting the Standards and Preparing for Licensure Exams,” “ Supplementary Resources,” and “ VideoWorkshop Extra.”

    Preface.


    1. The Context of Special Education: A Time of Opportunity.

    The Essence of Disabilities.

    Origins of Special Education.

    Necessity for National Intervention.

    Special Education Today.

    Opportunities for a Better 21st Century.



    2. Individualized Special Educational Programs: Planning and Delivering Services.

    Special Education Services.

    Individualized Special Education Programs.



    3. Multicultural and Bilingual Special Education.

    Multicultural and Bilingual Special Education Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.



    4. Learning Disabilities.

    Learning Disabilities Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    5. Speech or Language Impairments.

    Speech or Language Impairments Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    6. Mental Retardation.

    Mental Retardation Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    7. Giftedness and Talent Development.

    Giftedness and Talents Defined.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    8. Emotional or Behavioral Disorders.

    Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.



    9. Physical Impairments and Special Health Care Needs.

    Physical Impairments and Special Health Care Needs Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    10. Deafness and Hard of Hearing.

    Deafness and Hard of Hearing Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    11. Low Vision or Blindness.

    Visual Disabilities Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    12. Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

    Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Defined.

    History of the Field.

    Prevalence.

    Causes of Autism.

    Characteristics.

    Early Childhood Education.

    Elementary Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    13. Very Low Incidence Disabilities: Multiple-Severe Disabilities, Deafblindness, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

    Multiple-Severe Disabilities.

    Multiple-Severe Disabilities Defined.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics of Multiple-Severe Disabilities.

    Deafblindness.

    Deafblindness Defined.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics of Deafblindness.

    Traumatic Brain Injury.

    TBI Defined.

    Prevalence.

    Causes and Prevention.

    Characteristics of TBI.

    Very Low Incidence Disabilities.

    Early Childhood Through High School.

    Collaboration for Inclusion.

    Transition Through Adulthood.

    Families.

    Technology.



    Glossary.


    References.


    Name Index.


    Subject Index.

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