Special Education category: 3739 books

Cover of Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education?, 2nd Edition
by Beth Harry, Janette Klingner
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

The second edition of this powerful book examines the disproportionate placement of Black and Hispanic students in special education. The authors present compelling, research-based stories representing the range of experiences faced by culturally and linguistically diverse students who fall in the...
Cover of Communication Technology for Students in Special Education and Gifted Programs
Language: English
Release Date: July 31, 2011

Communication technology provides new opportunities for individuals with special needs, facilitating assistive communication, increasing mobility, offering a different model of engagement, and allowing new forms of exploration. However, many people learn about these new technologies haphazardly through...
Cover of The Many Faces of Special Educators

The Many Faces of Special Educators

Their Unique Talents in Working with Students with Special Needs and in Life

by Mary Z. McGrath, Sarup R. Mathur, Beverley H. Johns
Language: English
Release Date: January 16, 2010

Those who enter the special education profession should be recognized as positive contributors to society. This book celebrates the many talents of special educators and how those talents are utilized throughout all facets of life. It provides an excellent view of the positive dispositions of special...
Cover of Special Educational Provision in the Context of Inclusion
by Janice Wearmouth
Language: English
Release Date: May 13, 2013

This text traces the development of special educational provision and goes on to concentrate on some of the key issues relevant to professionals currently working in the field. It looks at the recent drive towards inclusion and the implication this has for schools. In the present market-oriented context...
Cover of We're In This Together

We're In This Together

Public-Private Partnerships in Special and At-Risk-Education

by John M. McLaughlin, Ph.D., founder
Language: English
Release Date: June 1, 2015

We’re In This Together: Public-Private Partnerships in Special and At-Risk-Education is a timely book that explores the use by public schools of private education companies to meet the needs of some of the nation’s most challenged and challenging students. The book examines variations of use by...
Cover of Strengths-Based Approaches to Educating All Learners with Disabilities
by Michael L. Wehmeyer
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

Michael Wehmeyer, a leading scholar with over four decades of experience as a teacher, teacher educator, researcher, and advocate, provides a cogent but accessible account of the evolution of special education. Offering a compelling vision of where the field should be headed in the next decade, he...
Cover of Inclusive Physical Activities

Inclusive Physical Activities

International Perspectives

Language: English
Release Date: March 1, 2017

Increasing numbers of children and adolescents internationally are being diagnosed with secondary health problems (e.g., overweightobesity, diabetes, asthma, anxiety, etc.) due in part, or at least related to, a lack of physical activity. Children and adolescents with various forms of special needs (for...
Cover of Success Strategies for Teaching Kids With Autism
by Joyce Keohane, Sue Argiro, Wendy Ashcroft
Language: English
Release Date: November 1, 2009

Success Strategies for Teaching Kids with Autism – Wendy Ashcroft, PhD, Sue Argiro, Joyce Keohane The perfect handbook for any teacher looking for proven solutions for helping children with autism succeed Although an abundance of research exists on working with students with autism,...
Cover of Educating Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

Educating Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

A Collaborative Approach, Fifth Edition

Language: English
Release Date: October 25, 2016

A cornerstone of special education training for 30 years, this is the definitive textbook for preparing educators, counselors, and other related services professionals to teach children with severe and multiple disabilities in inclusive settings. Now in a revised, thoroughly updated, and streamlined...
Cover of Educating Deaf Students

Educating Deaf Students

From Research to Practice

by Marc Marschark, Harry G. Lang, John A. Albertini
Language: English
Release Date: November 29, 2001

Over the past decade there has been a significant increase in interest from educators and the general public about deafness, special education, and the development of children with special needs. The education of deaf children in the United States has been seen as a remarkable success story around...
Cover of BEING SPECIAL: A Mother and Son's Journey with Speech Disorders and Learning Disabilities
by Barbara Curry, David Curry
Language: English
Release Date: March 15, 2015

Being Special: A Mother and Son’s Journey with Speech Disorders and Learning Disabilities is an uplifting memoir of a family’s very personal experience with a special-needs child. This book details the authors’ emotional journey with learning disabilities and apraxia, a speech disorder, from...
Cover of How to Keep Your Child Out of Special Education
by Ann Greenberg, Ph.D.
Language: English
Release Date: May 27, 2010

Is your child struggling academically? Do you want to help him or her succeed in regular, not special, education? Are you confused about where to start and what to do? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then How To Keep Your Child Out Of Special Education is for you. Dr. Greenberg...
Cover of Promoting and Delivering School-to-School Support for Special Educational Needs
by Rita Cheminais
Language: English
Release Date: April 12, 2013

Recent changes to education policy have brought about a new emphasis on promoting school-to-school support and school-led improvement, in order to ensure that all pupils, including those with SEN, achieve their optimum potential. SENCOs, often in the role of Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE),...
Cover of Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom
by Susan L. Recchia, Yoon-Joo Lee
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

“Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom avoids a deficit paradigm and uses narrative case studies to show how early childhood contexts can be designed so that diversity is an expected, naturally occurring element.” —Susan M. Benner, Director of Graduate School of Education,...
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