Handbook of Special Education Book

Handbook of Special Education


  • Author : James M. Kauffman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-05-25
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 942
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315517681

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Handbook of Special Education Excerpt :

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, note gaps in the literature, and discuss implications for practice and future research. The second edition has been fully updated throughout to take into account recent changes to federal laws as well as the most current academic research, and an entirely new section has been added on research methods in special education.

Special Education Book

Special Education


  • Author : James M. Kauffman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351813860

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Special Education Excerpt :

Special Education: What It Is and Why We Need It provides a thorough examination of the basic concept of special education, a discussion of specific exceptionalities, and constructive responses to common criticisms of special education. Whether you’re a teacher, school administrator, teacher-educator, or simply interested in the topic, you will learn just what special education is, who gets it or who should get it, and why it is necessary. The second edition of this brief yet powerful primer will help you build the foundation of a realistic, rational view of the basic assumptions and knowledge on which special education rests.

Comparative Studies in Special Education Book
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Comparative Studies in Special Education


  • Author : Kas Mazurek
  • Publisher : Gallaudet University Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 477
  • ISBN 10 : 1563680270

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Comparative Studies in Special Education Excerpt :

Describes how, by opening regular classes to hearing impaired students at the John H. Kinzie Elementary School, new principal James Burke began the efforts that helped the school overcome the racial conflicts and desegregation mandates that threatened its survival.

Special Education Book

Special Education


  • Author : Richard F. Daugherty
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 165
  • ISBN 10 : 0897897269

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Daugherty has written an introductory text on special education and related law, specifically for educators, advocates, and attorneys. Each area of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is presented simply and clearly with adequate examples and case studies. Also addressed are the frequently asked questions regarding student records, hearing preparation and procedures, attorney fees, and liability.

Essentials of Special Education Book

Essentials of Special Education


  • Author : Catherine Lawless Frank
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000263350

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Essentials of Special Education Excerpt :

In this succinct yet comprehensive text, authors Lawless Frank and Richards guide readers through the essential basics that every educator needs to know about special education, covering everything from law to application. Streamlined and accessible chapters address legal knowledge – Section 504, IDEA, ESSA, and FERPA — assessment and identification, RTI, categories of disability, IEPs, accommodations, co-teaching, and instructional considerations. Designed to give new educators a focused introduction to critical concepts and terminology, this book also features supplemental online resources including an Instructor’s Manual, quizzes, and more.

Reimagining Special Education Book

Reimagining Special Education


  • Author : Jenna M. Rufo
  • Publisher : Paul H Brookes Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09
  • Genre: Educational change
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1681254778

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"As the COVID-19 era continues to expose inequities, inefficiencies, and areas of need across our education system, leaders and educators have a unique opportunity to press pause and reimagine school. Now is the time to take the lessons of 2020 and turn them into action: by closely examining the "old ways," letting go of practices that don't serve students, and creating new routines and environments that meet the needs of every learner. Education professionals need to investigate critical questions: Which established routines and practices have always worked in school? Did those practices really work for all students? What hasn't worked so well? What would it look like to rethink school in a way that eliminates practices that keep some students struggling while others thrive? Explore the answers to these questions-and more-in this forthcoming release, a visionary guide to the reimagined school from inclusion experts Jenna Rufo, Ed.D., and Julie Causton, Ph.D"--

Shaking Up Special Education Book

Shaking Up Special Education


  • Author : Savanna Flakes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-24
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000216622

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Shaking Up Special Education Excerpt :

Shaking Up Special Education is an easy-to-use instructional guide to the essential things you need to know about working with students with exceptionalities. Interactive, collaborative, and engaging, this go-to instructional resource is packed with the top instructional moves to maximize learning for all students. Featuring sample activities and instructional resources, chapters cover topics ranging from specially designed instruction, to co-teaching, to technology, to social-emotional learning and self-care. Designed with special educators in mind, this book is also ideal for any general educator looking to increase student achievement and revitalize their practice. Shake up your teaching and learn how to build a more inclusive classroom!

Special Education Law Book

Special Education Law


  • Author : Laura Rothstein
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452241098

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Special Education Law Excerpt :

Special Education Law, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive, and student-friendly overview of the major federal laws—and judicial interpretations of those laws—that apply to the education of children with special needs. Laura Rothstein and Scott F. Johnson thoroughly present the most up-to-date information on special education statutes, regulations, and judicial interpretations, including substantial changes in the interpretation of the legistlation. The text helps students understand what the law requires so that they can develop policies and make decisions that comply with these laws.

Inclusive Special Education Book

Inclusive Special Education


  • Author : Garry Hornby
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-20
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493914838

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Inclusive Special Education Excerpt :

Much has been written about special education and about inclusive education, but there have been few attempts to pull these two concepts and approaches together. This book does just that: sets special education within the context of inclusive education. It posits that to include, effectively, all children with special educational needs in schools requires an integration of both concepts, approaches, and techniques. It has never been more timely to publish a book that helps professionals who work with schools, such as psychologists, special education professionals, and counselors, to identify effective practices for children with special needs and provide guidelines for implementing these in inclusive schools.

Critical Issues in Training Special Education Teachers Book

Critical Issues in Training Special Education Teachers


  • Author : Laurie U. deBettencourt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135478940

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Critical Issues in Training Special Education Teachers Excerpt :

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law Book

The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law


  • Author : George A. Giuliani
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 0857005855

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The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law Excerpt :

It is vital for all professionals in the field of education to have a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with whom they work. The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law is a detailed yet accessible introduction to federal law as it applies to the rights of children with special needs. Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children. This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.

Current Issues and Trends in Special Education  Book

Current Issues and Trends in Special Education


  • Author : Festus E. Obiakor
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-01-25
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848556690

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Current Issues and Trends in Special Education Excerpt :

The field of special education constantly changes as a result of legislation, instructional formats and research investigations. Addressing the issues and trends in Special Education, this title covers identification, assessment and instruction. It also covers research, technology, and teacher preparation.

The Special Education Handbook Book

The Special Education Handbook


  • Author : Michael Farrell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-08-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136616686

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'What a terrific resource: comprehensive and current, this Handbook is a vital acquisition for all involved in special education programs. Dr Farrell writes clearly and with a practical flair ... Highly recommended.' – Michael Arthur-Kelly PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Special Education Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia This acclaimed, bestselling and comprehensive guide, now in a fully updated fourth edition, is an essential reference book for anyone involved with special education. All entries have been reviewed to reflect current practice and the book is enriched with extra resources, including references to useful Internet sites. Focusing on current educational frameworks in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, the author has gathered into one A to Z volume a wide range of information essential to good practice in mainstream and special schools. A thematic index helps the reader plot a course through topics of interest. The broad themes and areas covered are: basic terms, ideas and values venues relating to special education, and school organisation roles and responsibilities individual differences among learners with disabilities and disorders curriculum and assessment, resources and technology pedagogy and classroom organisation therapy and care. Presented in a handy quick reference format The Special Education Handbook also provides a coherent account of the complexities of special education, combining a wealth of practical guidance with the latest research findings. This clear and concise Handbook is indispensable for all those involved in special education, including teachers, teaching assistants, parents, administrators and others.