Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities at the Secondary Level

Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities at the Secondary Level

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Overview

This practical new book focuses attention on a group of learners with unique needs and characteristics,adolescents with disabilities. It describes the wealth of research-proven instructional methods available to address the learning and behavioral problems typical of adolescent learners with such conditions as learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and mild mental retardation. A cross-categorical focus is used, and a solid grounding in current research ensures the techniques advocated have a proven track-record. The authors' straightforward writing style and minimal use of jargon make all material accessible and understandable to users. Each content area chapter, in addition to presenting techniques for use in special education classes, explores ways in which teachers of adolescents with disabilities can use the material in general education classrooms, as well. Specific methods for use with specific groups of adolescents with mild disabilities are included wherever applicable; for example, cognitive strategies for use with students identified as learning disabled. For educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780024049919
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 12/02/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 383
Product dimensions: 7.49(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

I. SPECIAL EDUCATION AND ADOLESCENE.

1. Introduction to Programming for Adolescents with Mild Disabilities.
2. Adolescence and Its Characteristics.
3. Characteristics of Secondary-Level Students with Mild Disabilities.

II. INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS.

4. Effective Instruction and Behavior Management Techniques.
5. Reading Instruction for Adolescents with Mild Disabilities.
6. Written Language Instruction for Adolescents with Mild Disabilities.
7. Teaching Mathematics to Adolescents with Mild Disabilities.
8. Cognitive Strategy Training and Study Skills Instruction.
9. Social Skills Instruction.

III. CURRENT AND FUTURE INSTRUCTIONAL ISSUES.

10. Improving Adaptability of Adolescents with Mild Disabilities in Secondary Classrooms.
11. Transition-Related Instruction.
12. Education of Students with Mild Disabilities in Postsecondary Programs.
Appendix:
Index.

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