A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
by Amanda Morin
Release Date: April 18, 2014
Be your child's best advocate!
Children with special needs who succeed in school have one thing in common--their parents are passionate and effective advocates. It's not an easy job, but with The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education, you will learn how to evaluate, prepare, organize,...
The Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education brings together research informing practice in leading special education from preschool through transition into postsecondary settings. The second edition of this comprehensive handbook has been fully updated to provide coverage of...
Release Date: January 7, 2019
Special Education for Young Learners with Disabilities brings together leaders in the field of young children with disabilities, to present their ideas and research on different disability topics. Beginning with an introduction to the topic, the remaining chapters include discussions on learning disabilities,...
by Regina Umpstead, Janet R. Decker, Kevin P. Brady
Release Date: December 15, 2009
It is essential that today’s educators and school leaders are more informed about the legal rights and entitlements of students with disabilities. This resource provides eight easy-to-implement lesson plans on special education law that require no legal knowledge and can be facilitated by school...
by John G. Richardson, Justin J.W. Powell
Release Date: May 17, 2011
In today's schools the number of students who receive additional resources to access the curriculum is growing rapidly, and the ongoing expansion of special education is among the most significant worldwide educational developments of the past century. Yet even among developed democracies the range...
Selected Resources for Teachers, Parents and Carers
Release Date: November 19, 2013
This fully updated second edition is an essential reference book that contains a wealth of resources and practical information relating to the education and care of children with special educational needs.
Within its pages you will find an accessible, jargon-free overview of current SEN policies...
At the Crossroads of Special Education and Adolescent Literacy Learning
by Erin McCloskey
Release Date: August 1, 2012
In the United States, approximately 2.5 million students are diagnosed as having a learning disability and the majority of those children are placed in special education because of an inability to read as expected. As a result of this diagnosis, these children may be placed in special education classrooms...
by Roger Pierangelo, George Giuliani
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Designed for professionals working in a resource room, self-contained special class, or inclusive setting, this step-by-step guide helps new teachers in special education get their careers off to a positive start and offers experienced teachers supportive information to help improve classroom practice.Special...
by Quentin Kinnison PhD, Julie M Lane EdD
Release Date: October 6, 2014
The Christian school community has a unique impetus for impacting the lives of students with special needs. Doctors Lane and Kinnison present this groundbreaking guide for administrators to lay foundational components in order to develop a successful and sustainable special needs program in a Christian...
by Norman Ames
Release Date: June 2, 2013
Is your child struggling in school? Do you suspect that your child has a disability for which he or she may be entitled to special education services? A Parent’s Quick-Start Guide to Special Education is intended to provide you with a basic introduction to special education and give you step-by-step...
Syntheses of the Knowledge Base on Critical Instructional Issues
Release Date: March 1, 2000
Considerable research in the past 30 years has accumulated regarding the academic and social functioning of youngsters with disabilities. Only in the past decade has there been sufficient special education research published from which meta-analyses and syntheses can be conducted. In this volume,...
Release Date: February 20, 2015
Enduring Issues in Special Education is aimed at any course in the undergraduate or graduate special education curriculum that is wholly or partly devoted to a critical examination of current issues in special education. The book organizes 28 chapters into seven sections using familiar structuring...
by Mark K. Claypool, John M. McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Release Date: February 8, 2017
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access—public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional,...
Supporting Exceptional Teachers, Students, and Families
by Nicholas D. Young, Melissa A. Mumby, Michaela Rice
Release Date: June 8, 2019
The world of special education can sometimes feel like a confusing place to novice teachers and families; however, The Special Education Toolbox: Supporting Exceptional Teachers, Students and Families is a primer that everyone can use to become an expert in their own right. Beginning with a brief...