Children with Disabilities Book

Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Mark L. Batshaw
  • Publisher : Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 870
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055436250

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Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Written for developmental pediatricians, this introductory text brings a multi-disciplinary focus to the study of developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues. It explores the beginning of life from conception through childhood, identifying factors in each stage that can cause disability. Case studies illustrate key concepts. Appendices provide information on medications, resources, syndromes, and inborn errors of metabolism; a glossary defines key terms. Contributors include doctors with various specialties and experts in related fields. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Children with Disabilities  Reading and Writing the Four Blocks   Way  Grades 1   3 Book

Children with Disabilities Reading and Writing the Four Blocks Way Grades 1 3


  • Author : David Koppenhaver
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-08-28
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604185645

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Children with Disabilities Reading and Writing the Four Blocks Way Grades 1 3 Book Description :

Meet the learning needs and preferences of all students using Children with Disabilities: Reading and Writing the Four-Blocks(R) Way for students in grades 1–3. This 144-page book provides a glimpse into an inclusion special-education classroom that uses the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model. This wonderful collection of ideas, strategies, and resources includes information on Self-Selected Reading, Guided Reading, Writing, and Working with Words. It also includes strategies for reading and writing success in special-education classrooms, variations for students with disabilities, teacher's checklists, IEP goal suggestions, examples of assistive technology, and answers to commonly asked questions. The book supports the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model and provides a list of children's literature that can be used in lessons.

Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities Book

Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Lisa Rappaport Morris
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN 10 : 0873229339

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Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Contains over 250 games and activities that help infants to 8-year-olds grow through play.

Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities Book

Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Craig R. Fiedler
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015063277647

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Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities: Providing Effective School Based Support Services provides educators and paraprofessionals with the necessary motivation, research-based practices, skills, and resources to collaborate effectively with families to develop family-centered schools. The book challenges educators to rethink the traditional roles and responsibilities of public schools, training teachers and paraprofessionals how to achieve effective stress management, child advocacy, and transition planning, as well as how to provide academic intervention for the families of children with disabilities and the diverse communities that surround them. Highlights of this book include: Communication and Collaboration Tips provide practical suggestions and examples to professionals that help foster partnership and trust A groundbreaking chapter on Providing Supports for Siblings of children with disabilities (Chapter 2) A chapter on providing Educational Support Services to Assist Parents and Families in Designing and Implementing Positive Behavior Interventions (Chapter 9) A realistic focus on the personal stories of the families of students with disabilities through case study Perspectives and a concluding chapter on Family Stories Illustrating School Based Support A wide variety of pedagogical features in every chapter, including: Learning Objectives, chapter opening Vignettes revisited again at the chapter conclusion, Summary Statements, Questions for Discussion, Reflection Activities, and annotated web link Resources

Psychological and Developmental Assessment Book

Psychological and Developmental Assessment


  • Author : Rune J. Simeonsson
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2001-04-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN 10 : 1572306459

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Psychological and Developmental Assessment Book Description :

This volume presents an integrative framework for conducting individualized assessments of children and adolescents with a wide range of disabilities and chronic conditions. Expert contributors first provide an overview of the field, reviewing general strategies and approaches to developmental assessment. The volume then addresses the issues that arise in working with young people with particular challenges, including motor impairments, auditory and visual impairments, autism, chronic health conditions, neurological problems, and exposure to trauma. Described are concepts and tools to guide the practitioner in deriving an accurate diagnosis, planning appropriate interventions in clinic or school, evaluating progress, and monitoring treatment outcomes. Structured in a cohesive format, chapters review the nature of each condition and its implications for health, development, and functioning at different ages and in various domains. The uses of specific assessment instruments are considered, and needed modifications in settings, tasks, and procedures identified. Emphasizing methods that are flexible and multidimensional, the volume includes numerous illustrative case vignettes.

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs Book

Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs


  • Author : Peter S. Westwood
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Children with disabilities
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415156233

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Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs Book Description :

This book provides teachers with an immediate and comprehensive source of practical ideas for use in regular classrooms. The author has drawn upon his own teaching experience and upon research to identify well tried and tested approaches covering basic academic skills improvement, behaviour management, social skills development and curriculum adaption. The third edition has been totally revised, with the addition of two new chapters dealing with early identification of, and instructional methods of intervention against, learning difficulties. The combination of the most recent research and clear, practical advice make this a valuable resource for further study.

Widening the Circle Book

Widening the Circle


  • Author : Samuel L. Odom
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 080774171X

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Widening the Circle Book Description :

In this book, a distinguished group of early childhood special educators and researchers explores the barriers to and influences on inclusive education settings for young children. Chapters cover such timely topics as individualized instruction, social relationships of children with disabilities, collaborative relationships among adults, family perceptions of inclusion, classroom ecology and child participation, community participation, social policy, and cultural and linguistic diversity. Expert contributors, addressing each of these topics, draw useful implications for practitioners-providing helpful suggestions for modifying activities, materials, environmental supports, and teaching strategies. Based on a groundbreaking 5-year research study conducted by the Early Childhood Research Institute on Inclusion, Widening the Circle is a must read for all professionals working in inclusive settings.

Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs Book

Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs


  • Author : Neena Dash
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Inclusive education
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 8126906871

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Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs Book Description :

Inclusive Education Is A Worldwide Movement Aiming To Create One Education System That Values All Children To Devise A Classroom That Welcomes All Children Irrespective Of Disability, Community Background, Sexuality, Ethnic Background Etc. The Current Conceptualization Of Children With Special Needs Has Replaced The Negative Labels Of The Past Which Called Disabled Children As Lame, Crippled, Less Fortunate Or Mentally Retarded. The Modern Concept Consider Such Children As Unique Whose Uniqueness May Be Noticed In One Or The Other Dimensions Vision, Hearing, Communication, Adaptive Behaviour, Etc. Researches Are Being Conducted Across The World So That Inclusive Education Can Be Made More Adequate And Thereby Prove More Useful.The Present Book Is A Complete Treatise On Inclusive Education With Particular Emphasis On Children With Special Needs. It Seeks To Find Out How Information/Findings From Researches On Inclusion Can Be Employed To Influence Inclusive Practices In Classrooms In A Positive Way. It Provides Useful Tips And Strategies To Those Who Need To Know As To Why, Whom And How To Include Children With Special Needs In Regular Classroom Activities. The Facts And Findings Stated In This Book In The Form Of Tables, Pictures, Boxes And Small But Separate Sections Will Prove Comprehensible Inputs For School Reforms And Reorganizations To Achieve Full Inclusion. A Detailed Bibliography Has Been Included In The Book To Enable The Inquisitive Readers To Pursue The Subject Further. The Students And Research Scholars Of Education Will Find This Book Highly Useful. In Addition, The Planners, Administrators, Functionaries Of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan And Social Workers Will Consider It Extremely Informative.

Conversations with Families of Children with Disabilities Book

Conversations with Families of Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Victoria I. Puig
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-07-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429859854

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Conversations with Families of Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Conversations with Families of Children with Disabilities creates a space for diverse families of children with disabilities to share their stories with pre-service and in-service teachers. Specifically designed for professionals preparing to work with families of children with disabilities, this text invites the reader to listen in as families reflect on their personal journeys in conversation with the authors. This powerful book helps educators develop a deeper understanding of families and enhance their capacity for authentic partnerships.

Child Abuse Book

Child Abuse


  • Author : Joav Merrick
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Children with disabilities
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 1536120359

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Child Abuse Book Description :

In this book, we review abuse and neglect among children with disabilities and highlight the importance of identifying abuse and neglect in this vulnerable population. Child maltreatment has many detrimental consequences, and in the absence of a professional response, further victimisation, life-long complications and possibly early death may occur. Disability and maltreatment are defined and addressed internationally. Patterns of victimisation presentation are discussed and suggestions are given to aid in recognition, assessment and treatment. Developmental considerations in the evaluation and treatment are reviewed, as are special situations with siblings and neglect of special medical needs. We conclude with a discussion of prevention and provide recommendations to improve our understanding of how to best identify child maltreatment and to improve practice among children with disabilities, so that they may maximise their developmental and intellectual potentials.

The Essentials Book

The Essentials


  • Author : Pamela Brillante
  • Publisher : Essentials series
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Children with disabilities
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 1938113292

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The Essentials Book Description :

Introduction to the core concepts of teaching and supporting children with disabilities alongside their peers will help teachers ensure that all children meet their potential.

Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities Book

Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities


  • Author : Fred P. Orelove
  • Publisher : Brookes Pub
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 653
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004769459

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Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities Book Description :

"This textbook has been a staple of teacher training programs in special education and related fields since 1987. With this expanded fourth edition, undergraduate and graduate students will have research and practical strategies for educating children with severe and multiple disabilities. Equally useful for preservice special education professionals and for general educators teaching students with multiple disabilities, this core text provides comprehensive coverage of the topics essential to effective practice." "With the practical, research-based guidance in this textbook, teachers will learn effective strategies for educating students with severe and multiple disabilities in a variety of appropriate environments."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs Book

Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs


  • Author : R. A. McWilliam
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN 10 : 9781606235409

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Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs Book Description :

This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children's development and learning. Tightly edited, the volume offers indispensable tools for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children's functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care. Over a dozen reproducible checklists and forms help professionals immediately implement the techniques and strategies described.

Children with Disabilities Book

Children with Disabilities


  • Author : James E Dean
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-07-20
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 1081604778

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Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Do you and your child feel isolated and overwhelmed by the challenges associated with your child's disability, many services and supports are available to assist your entire family. Much of the information that you need is in this book. Children with disabilities are very special and need to be treated with love and care. This book will break down topics such as Rights of a Person With Disabilities, Language You Should Use, Services For Children With Disabilities and What Is Healthcare Fraud. This book also offers deep and compassionate understanding of the stresses and rewards involved in raising a child with a disability.

Thinking Differently Book

Thinking Differently


  • Author : David Flink
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-08-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062225948

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Thinking Differently Book Description :

An innovative, comprehensive guide—the first of its kind—to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates. In Thinking Differently, David Flink, the leader of Eye to Eye—a national mentoring program for students with learning and attention issues—enlarges our understanding of the learning process and offers powerful, innovative strategies for parenting, teaching, and supporting the 20 percent of students with learning disabilities. An outstanding fighter who has helped thousands of children adapt to their specific learning issues, Flink understands the needs and experiences of these children first hand. He, too, has dyslexia and ADHD. Focusing on how to arm students who think and learn differently with essential skills, including meta-cognition and self-advocacy, Flink offers real, hard advice, providing the tools to address specific problems they face—from building self-esteem and reconstructing the learning environment, to getting proper diagnoses and discovering their inner gifts. With his easy, hands-on “Step-by-Step Launchpad to Empowerment,” parents can take immediate steps to improve their children’s lives. Thinking Differently is a brilliant, compassionate work, packed with essential insights and real-world applications indispensable for parents, educators, and other professional involved with children with learning disabilities.

Including Children with Special Needs Book

Including Children with Special Needs


  • Author : Diane Schwartz
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 0313333777

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Including Children with Special Needs Book Description :

In 1997 the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) was passed ensuring that children with special needs have a right to education in the least restrictive environment. With its "Tips for Parents" and "Tips for Educators," as well as informative, accessible chapters, this book explains what every parent and teacher should know about inclusion.

Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilities Book

Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilities


  • Author : Janice M. Fialka
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452283425

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Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilities Book Description :

Cultivate effective partnerships between parents and professionals Written from both the parent’s and the professional’s points of view, this book draws upon the metaphor of dance to highlight the essential partnership between teachers, administrators, support staff, and parents of children with disabilities. Rich with humor and heart, the book offers helpful steps for self reflection, personnel preparation, and parent-professional training. Key features include: Practical insights and evidence-based approaches to forming partnerships Easy-to-read, non-technical language that speaks to both the heart and the mind Sample letters, conversations, and other forms of communication between professionals and parents Effective ways to handle difficult situations

Transitioning Children with Disabilities Book

Transitioning Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Antonio L. Ellis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 20
  • ISBN 10 : 9789463511346

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Transitioning Children with Disabilities Book Description :

This book is an authoritative volume of scholarship through qualitative and quantitative methodologies on postsecondary transition services for a diverse readership. The editor’s intended audience is composed of students with disabilities, school administrators, special education coordinators, colleges and university faculty, staff, and administrators, among other scholars, practitioners, and advocates. Readers of this volume will be educated on the postsecondary transition process, and the lifelong commitment of educators who guides students with disabilities through their rigorous, yet rewarding journey. This book also can be used by student personnel administrators, employers, student retention coordinators, and workforce development professionals to improve the implementation of postsecondary transition services. The importance of comprehensive transition planning for students with disabilities is the impetus for bringing this collaborative effort to print. Topics in this volume highlight areas that have critical implications for children and adolescents’ preparation for adulthood. Contributors’ presents potent research regarding various topics addressing P-16 students’ needs, and have been active practitioners in both areas – transition services and disabilities as defined under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004. Ultimately, this book is a collection of interrelated chapters that offer rich content and insights into current trends for individuals with disabilities who are moving through various stages of their lives.

Conducting Effective Conferences with Parents of Children with Disabilities Book

Conducting Effective Conferences with Parents of Children with Disabilities


  • Author : Milton Seligman
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2000-03-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 1572305371

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Conducting Effective Conferences with Parents of Children with Disabilities Book Description :

Successful collaboration between teachers and parents can greatly enhance children's educational growth and development. This clearly written book provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective conferences with parents of children with disabilities. Readers gain a solid understanding of the challenges that families face as a consequence of childhood disability; how family dynamics and roles are affected; and issues that are likely to arise in meetings with school professionals. Reviewing the basic elements of parent-teacher conferencing, Seligman highlights ways to establish rapport with families, develop strong listening and responding skills, and engage parents who may feel anxious, frustrated, or angry. Also addressed are the specific requirements of the legally mandated Individualized Educational Program conference. Enhancing the book's utility are numerous concrete examples and sample parent-teacher dialogues, as well as role-play scenarios and exercises to build conferencing skills. The Appendix describes a range of disability-related referral sources and publications suitable for recommendation to parents.