by Marshall Strax, Carol Strax, Bruce S. Cooper
Release Date: March 14, 2012
Kids in the Middle: The Micro-Politics of Special Education takes the reader on a fascinating journey through special education in the past, present, and future. On this journey, the micro-politics of special education are seen through the eyes and experiences of children with disabilities, their...
by Lisa A. Ferrelli
Release Date: December 11, 2009
Teaching In Special Education: Managing the Chaos addresses the question-how do special education teachers function in general education settings? The text describes the experiences of special education teachers in diverse settings at a time when federal law and assessment requirements drive educational...
Building and supporting effective special education programs
School leaders and special educators are expected to be experts on all levels and types of special education law and services, types of disability, and aspects of academic and functional programming. With the increasing demands of...
by Kenneth R. Howe, Amy E. Boele
Release Date: December 15, 2009
Since publication of the original edition of this book, there have been significant changes across the landscape of special education. This new edition addresses those changes and revisits enduring ethical issues that are most salient and pressing to special education teachers and administrators....
Release Date: December 14, 2017
The Handbook of Arts Education and Special Education brings together, for the first time in a single reference volume, policy, research, and practices in special education and arts education synthesized to inform stakeholders across a broad spectrum of education. This handbook encompasses arts education...
by David Mitchell
Release Date: January 10, 2014
As teachers around the world deal with the challenges of inclusive education, they must find effective ways of enhancing their classroom teaching methods. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education presents teachers with a range of evidence-based strategies they can immediately put into...
by Carson Graves, Judith Canty Graves
Release Date: December 21, 2013
Written by parents who have been through the US special education system, this book cuts through the jargon to provide other parents with a no-nonsense road map full of valuable first-hand insights and tried-and-tested advice.
The authors clearly describe:
· the special education process,...
by Randy Chapman, Esq.
Release Date: July 27, 2016
You do not have to be a lawyer to understand the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law is written by an attorney in a concise and accessible manner and is a valuable resource to all involved in educating students with disabilities, including...
by Sharon Soliday
Release Date: March 20, 2015
As the owner of a private business that works in and around thousands of students within special education, I have a unique vantage point that has allowed me to pull back the curtain a bit on special education. Every role I’ve played has honed my laser focus on what’s gone wrong, specifically, with...
by Michael Farrell
Release Date: May 4, 2012
This book should be read by everyone who wants to understand special education today.
New Perspectives in Special Education opens the door to the fascinating and vitally important world of theory that informs contemporary special education. It examines theoretical and philosophical orientations...
Release Date: August 15, 2006
Who Benefits From Special Education?: Remediating (Fixing) Other People's Children addresses the negative consequences of labeling and separating education for students with "disabilities," the cultural biases inherent in the way that we view children's learning difficulties, the social...
by Robert Evert Cimera
Release Date: January 9, 2003
Few parents and educators understand special education_its terms, philosophies, and process. This easy-to-read book contains a step-by-step discussion of the special education process and has hundreds of additional resources for parents including professional organizations, support groups, and useful...
Compilations of research on teacher preparation often include no more than a cursory mention of the specific roles and needs of special education teachers. Although the work that special education teachers perform does indeed differ from the work of classroom teachers, teacher preparation in the two...
by Jill A. Lindberg, Judith Walker-Wied, Kristin M. Forjan Beckwith
Release Date: November 4, 2014
Special help for special education teachers means special success for students!
Do you have too many IEPs on your desk? Is it five o’clock and do you still need to contact parents, social workers, and general education co-teachers? Teachers new to special education often feel overwhelmed...