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Encyclopedia of Special Education by
Call Number: Reference Stacks LC4007 .E53 2007
Publication Date: 2007-01-02
The Third Edition of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education has been thoroughly updated to include the latest information about new legislation and guidelines. In addition, this comprehensive resource features school psychology, neuropsychology, reviews of new tests and curricula that have been developed since publication of the second edition in 1999, and new biographies of important figures in special education. Unique in focus, the Encyclopedia of Special Education, Third Edition addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field.
Special Education by
Call Number: Main Stacks LC3981 .S33 2001
Publication Date: 2001-07-25
A reference work that presents a chronology focusing on special education, its development, and the important issues that both positively and negatively affect the field. * A timeline of key events in the evolution of the concept of special education from the formation of the National Education Association in the 1880s to the Class Size Reduction Act of 2000 * A directory of organizations, associations, and government agencies relating to all aspects of special education from advocacy and legal assistance programs to the Make-a-Wish Foundation
The Complete Guide to Special Education by
Call Number: Main Stacks LC3981 .W55 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-05
The Complete Guide to Special Education Third Edition explores the special education process from testing and diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for special needs children. The stages of identification, assessment, and intervention are explained step by step to help you better understand special needs students' legal rights and how to become an active, effective member of a child's educational team.
Consultation, Collaboration and Teamwork for Students with Special Needs by
Call Number: Main Stacks LC4031 .D47 1996
Publication Date: 1995-11-01
This book is a comprehensive, practical guide for preparing educators to consult, collaborate, and work as teams for the education of students with special learning and behavioral needs. This book is designed to help administrators, personnel, general classroom teachers, special education supporters, families, and students themselves to be 1.) clear and focused in regard to their roles and opportunities, 2.) prepared for fulfilling those roles and maximizing the service opportunities, 3.) organized and efficient for successful consultation and collaboration, and 4.) reflective in assessing and improving collaborative school consultation.
Educating the Disabled by
Call Number: Main Stacks LC4015 .T315 2003
Publication Date: 2003-04-21
This book details strategies for the inclusion of disabled students in the mainstream. Written for directors of special education, supervisors, consultants, superintendents, principals, coordinators of education, research directors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, site-based management teams, and teachers.
Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities by
Call Number: Main Stacks HQ759.913 .C37 2013
Publication Date: 2013
This book surveys the most recent empirical research on families of children with disabilities and provides guidelines and strategies for the developmental and family psychologists who support these clients. The book follows a developmental progression, first examining the immediate effects that a child's disability can have on his or her family and looking at the changes that occur as the child grows and faces new challenges.
A Guide to Special Education Advocacy by
Publication Date: 2009-02-25
A Guide to Special Education Advocacy gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Matthew Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability. This book will provide parents, people with disabilities, professionals and clinicians thinking about special education advocacy with an overview of current disability law and how it works, identifying practical ways for building positive and effective relationships with schools.
Educational Programs and Special Education by
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
In this book, the authors discuss Special Education standards, teaching practices and parent expectations along with Educational Program issues and challenges. Topics discussed in this compilation include transforming teacher preparation programs to meet the needs of all learners; parental involvement and participation of monolingual and bilingual Latino families during individual educational program meetings; self-concept enhancement programs; health training programs; and social-sexual education for mature students with mild intellectual disabilities.
The IEP checklist : your guide to creating meaningful and compliant IEPs by
Publication Date: 2014-07-23
How can you design effective IEPs that improve student outcomes and meet legal requirements? This one-stop IEP guide has the answers your team needs to create great IEPs and put them into action. You'll start with a solid introduction to IEPs: their purpose, their major components, and the legal mandates they need to meet. Then you'll get a comprehensive framework for IEP development, featuring a unique, in-depth checklist that breaks the whole IEP process into small, manageable steps and walks you through each one.
What Every School Leader Needs to Know about RTI by
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
* Where should I start implementing or improving our RTI plan? * Where do I find high-quality research-based interventions? * What's a pyramid of interventions and what do I put in the tiers? * How can I help teachers set and reach student goals? * How is RTI different from what we've tried before? * How can we make this whole thing work without going crazy? Searle shows how school leaders can use the RTI model to coordinate resources and foster continuous student improvement and achievement.