by Catherine Voulgarides
Release Date: December 15, 2009
This book asks a question that many educators may think, but won’t say out loud: Does compliance with IDEA legislation matter? The author acknowledges that, while compliance with IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) is important, it can also be an administrative burden that detracts...
by Jinting Wu, Douglas M. Judge, John G. Richardson
Release Date: December 1, 2016
The global trend in educational participation has brought with it a cross-national consequence: the expansion of students with "special needs" (SEN) placed in special education and the growth of "low achieving" students diverted to vocational tracks. This book explores the global...
by Amy Ballin
Release Date: December 7, 2016
Every child should have access to an education that works. The Quest for a Meaningful Special Education follows the educational journeys of nine students with a language-based learning disability (LBLD) who, through a combination of parental advocacy and luck, were removed from a debilitating learning...
by Bonnie S. Billingsley, Mary T. Brownell, Maya Israel
Release Date: March 8, 2013
What every special education teacher needs to know to survive and thrive
A Survival Guide for New Special Educators provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educator effectiveness...
by Roger Slee
Release Date: April 19, 2011
Should disabled students be in regular classrooms all of the time or some of the time? Is the regular school or the special school or both the solution for educating students with a wide range of differences?
Inclusive education has been incorporated in government education policy around the...
by Professor Richard Rose, Marie Howley
Release Date: December 19, 2006
`A well-written and thought-provoking book for teachers. It offers many ideas to improve inclusive practice in primary schools, to the benefit of all pupils, not only those with additional or different learning needs' - Special magazine
Written for newly-qualified teachers and students approaching...
by John Morris
Release Date: July 5, 2017
Teaching Physical Education to Pupils with Special Needs. Practical Games Activities and Ideas John Morris Physical education is paramount to the holistic development of every young person. More so when that young person has physical, cognitive, and or emotional /behavioural difficulties to overcome...
The essential guide for teaching effectively in the inclusive classroom!
The third edition of this handbook offers easy-to-implement ideas, recommendations, and answers to questions to help general education teachers provide top-notch support for all students. In addition to an all-new section...
The purpose of the Handbook of Special Education is to help profile and bring greater clarity to the already sprawling and continuously expanding field of special education. To ensure consistency across the volume, chapter authors review and integrate existing research, identify strengths and weaknesses,...
by Richard M. Gargiulo, Emily C. Bouck
Release Date: December 9, 2016
2015 Recipient of the Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
The Sixth Edition of Richard Gargiulo’s well-respected Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality offers a comprehensive, engaging, and easy-to-read...
Release Date: December 14, 2013
The second edition of The SAGE Handbook of Special Education provides a comprehensive overview of special education, offering a wide range of views on key issues from all over the world. The contributors bring together up-to-date theory, research and innovations in practice, with an emphasis on future...
by Anthony F. Rotatori, Jeffrey P. Bakken, Festus E. Obiakor
Release Date: November 27, 2015
This two-part volume addresses the specific area of interdisciplinary connections within special education research. Special education has transformed as a result of legislation, new trends and current research investigations. Currently, there is no comprehensive resource that effectively covers these...
Release Date: August 26, 2014
The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of special education from across the globe. The volume includes chapters from major countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Russia and Japan as well as countries such as Nigeria, Israel and Pakistan. Discussions related to these countries...
by Dr. Allan G. Osborne, Charles Russo
Release Date: March 17, 2014
The ultimate resource for success in special education—newly updated!
Authored by two past presidents of the Educational Law Association, this essential guide translates legalese into your language and allows you to focus on your core competency: providing excellent education for students...