Including Students with Special Needs

A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers

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Author: Marilyn Friend,William D. Bursuck

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780133569940

Category: Education

Page: 576

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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText Including Students with Special Needs, 7/e provides the best source of cross-categorical, practical strategies available for teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. In it readers get practical help for understanding the legal and ethical bases of special education, while acquiring the knowledge about and skills to deliver effective instruction to all students. A cross-categorical book, Including Students with Special Needs provides strategies that cut across subject areas, covering the content most needed by general educators and others working with students with disabilities and other special needs, and presents examples and vignettes to illustrate the concepts. Changes to the new edition include a streamlined Chapter 1 on key information related to understanding special education, presented in a way that is easily understood by novices to the field; and the inclusion of a significant number of interactive elements, including videos, websites, and other materials that students can link to while reading to learn additional information, see a demonstration of a concept or skill, or find alternative points of view on key subjects. Also included are new student vignettes in nearly every chapter, expanded and deepened coverage of RTI, and a look at the Common Core State Standards. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, interactive links to helpful web sites, and interactive chapter assessment quizzes. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText, a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText for 40% to 65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Including Students with Special Needs

A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, Plus Mylab Education with Pearson EText -- Access Card Package

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Author: Marilyn Friend,William D. Bursuck

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134754093

Category: Children with disabilities

Page: 504

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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab(TM) and Mastering(TM) platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes MyLab Education. Cross-categorical, practical strategies for teaching students with special needs Including Students with Special Needs provides readers with a firm grounding in critical special education concepts, an understanding of the professionals who support students with special needs, knowledge of the procedures that should be followed to ensure that students with special needs rights are upheld, and a wealth of research-based strategies and interventions that we know help foster student success. Filled with realistic school scenarios, additional vignettes of children with disabilities and other special needs, new information on multi-tiered systems of support, and over 400 new reference citations, the 8th Edition introduces pre-service teachers to the complexities, realities, and rewards of being a professional educator today. Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Education MyLab(TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Education helps teacher candidates bridge the gap between theory and practice--better preparing them for success in their future classrooms. 0134754093 / 9780134754093 Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134800400 / 9780134800400 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers 0134801679 / 9780134801674 Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teacher

Including Students with Special Needs

A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, Student Value Edition

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Author: Marilyn Friend,William D. Bursuck

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132768139

Category: Education

Page: 504

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This single most-adopted Inclusion text worldwide continues to provide the best source of practical strategies for teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. Filled with examples and vignettes, the emphasis is always on teaching methods that promote student independence at all education levels. Its non-categorical approach helps teachers ensure all students' success regardless of their specific categories of exceptionality. The Sixth edition integrates today's expectations for students with the authors' strong commitment to inclusive practices, tempered by the realities of day-today teaching. This text provides teachers with a firm grounding in special education practices, an understanding of the professionals who support these students and the procedures followed to ensure their rights are upheld, and a wealth of research-based strategies and interventions that can foster their success. Prepare with the Power of Classroom Practice. MyEducationLab's easy-to-assign homework and activities will engage your students and ensure that they come to class more prepared. It saves you the class time that is often spent reviewing the basics and lets you devote that time to higher level learning experiences. Informed by evidence-based practice, MyEducationLab connects your course content to real classrooms with interactive exercises and activities that enhance students' learning and give them a deeper understanding of teaching. Additionally, all of the activities and exercises in MyEducationLab are conveniently built around essential learning outcomes and mapped to professional teaching standards. To provide your students access to MyEducationLab, your bookstore is required to order the ISBN containing a MyEducationLab Student Access Card. To verify the correct ISBN, you can go to www.myeducationlab.com, see the ISBN below, or contact your local Pearson sales representative. Encourage your students to practice applying what they have been learning through interactive exercises and simulations including Building Teaching Skills and Dispositions assignments and the Classroom Management Simulations. Prepare your students to analyze, reflect, and respond to real classroom situations with assignments that provide them with classroom video, case studies, and authentic student and teacher artifacts. Provide your students with interactive modules, case study units, and podcasts from the acclaimed IRIS Center at Vanderbilt University with the IRIS Center Resources on MyEducationLab. AssignPractice Tests for each chapter of your text and your students will receive an individualized study plan that identifies their strengths and weaknesses and provides accompanying resources to help them master the concepts covered in your course. Interact with the IEP Tutorial to learn how to develop appropriate IEPs and how to conduct effective IEP conferences. Use the Lesson Planning Software to develop high-quality lesson plans. The software also makes it easy to integrate your state's content standards into all of your lesson plans. Prepare your students to pass their teacher licensure exam by familiarizing them with teacher certification test requirements. Thos module includes descriptions of what's covered on each exam and opportunities to answer sample test questions.

Including Students with Special Needs

A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers

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Author: Marilyn Friend,William D. Bursuck

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134800400

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. NOTE: Make sure to use the dashes shown on the Access Card Code when entering the code. Student can use the URL and phone number below to help answer their questions: https://support.pearson.com/getsupport/s/ 800-677-6337 Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. 0134800400 / 9780134800400 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, 8/e Package consists of: 0134276698 / 9780134276694 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- Generic, 1/e 0134801687 / 9780134801681 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Instant Access -- for Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, 8/e

Implementing the Code of Practice for Children with Special Educational Needs, Second Edition

A Practical Guide

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Author: Ahmad F. Ramjhun

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134118740

Category: Education

Page: 133

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This new edition has been revised to bring teachers and other education practitioners up to date with the revisions to the Code of Practice due to come into force in January 2002. The author was a member of a working party for the National Advisory Group for special educational needs, with a remit to assist with the revision of the Code. This book reports on the outcomes, and details advice and guidance on the key tasks for its effective implementation.

A Handbook for Teaching Assistants

Teachers and assistants working together

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Author: Glenys Fox

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131729677X

Category: Education

Page: 180

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This revised new edition provides essential guidance for all teaching assistants, especially those who are new to the job, and to the teachers working with them. Glenys Fox details the roles and responsibilities of the TA, as well as providing helpful advice on how to best support the teacher, the pupil, the curriculum and the school. This practical handbook will bring experienced TAs up to date on changes to National educational guidance, including changes in the National Curriculum, assessment, and the Special Educational Needs framework. This text enables the assistant and the teacher to work together more effectively in supporting and promoting the progress of children and young people. Written in light of recent research and updates in legislation, this guide will ensure that: teaching assistants know what to expect of colleagues, and vice versa pupils are given the best possible support by teaching assistants who understand their needs teaching assistants and teachers are able to work together effectively to support the learning of all children, especially children who have special educational needs and disabilities any training received is relevant and helpful. A Handbook for Teaching Assistants is an ideal textbook for training, as well as a useful classroom handbook for teaching assistants working in early years, primary and secondary settings.

A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Schools

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Author: Lee A. Wilkinson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857003751

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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*Winner in the Education/Academic category of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards* *Shortlisted for the 2011 NASEN Award 'The Special Needs Academic Book'* With a focus on best practice and the importance of early diagnosis, this book provides a practical and scientifically-based approach to the assessment and diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome and autism spectrum conditions. This book offers a balance of conceptual, practical and empirical information designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap in identifying, assessing, and treating school-aged children with autism-related conditions. Assessment tools and intervention strategies will support school-based professionals in: · identifying and assessing young people with high-functioning autism spectrum conditions · developing and implementing classroom-based intervention programs · initiating a dialogue between parents and teachers · accessing community resources · promoting special needs advocacy. With illustrative case studies, FAQs, quick reference boxes, and a glossary, this accessible guide will appeal to teachers, counsellors, psychologists, social work practitioners and students.

Special Education

Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals

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Author: Marilyn Friend

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205505319

Category: Education

Page: 601

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Real People, Real Classrooms, Real Research. In the second edition of Marilyn Friend’s introductory special education text, emphasis is on contemporary concepts and evidence-based practices that prepare teachers for their evolving role in the education and well-being of students with disabilities and other special needs. Informed by her years of experience working with students with disabilities and their teachers, this trusted author combines research-informed concepts and skills with practical information for educators working in this challenging age of high standards and accountability, curriculum access, inclusive practices, professional collaboration, student diversity, and legislative change. The second edition fully reflects NCLB and IDEA 2004 legislation and regulations so that readers understand the most recent expectations for professional educators and their students. Throughout the book, the author grounds the discussion in the realities of today’s classrooms in a way that is concrete and compelling to future teachers. The text strikes a careful balance between the immediate concerns of novice educators with the broader human needs and experiences of students with exceptionalities and their families. Real People, Real Classrooms: Chapter Opening Vignettesdescribe the experiences of three different students of varying ages as they relate to the topics discussed in each chapter and are referenced at key points in the chapter. Firsthand Accountlets your students directly from teachers, students, parents, and school professionals as they share their own experiences and perspectives relating to life and learning with special needs. Back to the Casesfeatures at the ends of every chapter revisit the students introduced in the chapter opening vignettes in light of the information presented in the chapter material. Questions are presented for analysis and discussion. Real Research: Validated Teaching Practices. Consistent with today’s standards of practices in the field of special education, this text is filled with contemporary information, teaching approaches, strategies, and tips that are always based on research findings. Evidence-based practice features include: Specialized Instructionhighlights teaching applications for intensive instruction delivered by special education teachers in various educational settings. Inclusion Matterspresents teaching applications, service delivery options, and considerations for students with various needs in general education settings. Positive Behavioral Supportsillustrates the many positive, proactive ways to address student behavior/social issues as part of overall classroom teaching and learning. Cutting Edge Information about Trends and Issues: Technology Notesshowcase fascinating new technology applications for teaching students with exceptional needs in special or general educational settings. Professional Edgedescribes conceptual material and cutting edge information that connect theory to practice. A unique chapter,Creating Partnerships through Collaboration(Chapter 4), provides a thorough introduction to collaboration that is essential for effective planning and implementation of programs.

Der Schwan mit der Trompete

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Author: E.B. White

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257604505

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Der poetische Kinderbuchklassiker von E.B. White über den begnadet Jazztrompete spielenden Schwan Louis und seine ungewöhnliche Freundschaft zu Sam, dem kleinen Jungen, macht das Gesamtwerk von White bei Diogenes komplett.

The Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator's Handbook

A Guide for Implementing the Code of Practice

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Author: Gregan Davies,Garry Hornby,Geoff Taylor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136159622

Category: Education

Page: 192

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In September 1994, the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs came into force, and with it a major increase in the expectations placed on teachers in mainstream schools, in particular on the SEN coordinators. This handbook discusses the implications for schools and gives practical guidance on how to implement the code effectively. Throughout, the book provides: * Further information, expanding upon that given in the Code * Examples * Ideas for dealing with SEN in schools * Checklists * Proformas for photocopying and direct use in schools The book begins by explaining and expanding on the Code of Practice, setting it in the context of recent developments including the Education Reform Act and OFSTED criteria for evaluating policy and provision for children in SEN. It then goes on to provide guidelines for implementing the Code of Practice at each of the five stages which it specifies and discusses issues which are raised by this. Specific chapters cover: * Identifying and assessing SEN within the school * Liaison with outside specialists * Statementing * Annual reviews * Knowledge needed by classroom teachers of children with SEN * Implications and issues at different stages of the education system * Parental involvement * Future challenges The book will be of particular interest to special needs coordinators, but will also be of value to anyone else working with children with SEN, including class teachers, heads, advisers, governors, educational psychologists and education welfare officers.

A Practical Guide for Special Education Professionals

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Author: Lisa Churchill,Rita Mulholland,Michelle R. Cepello

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131720213

Category: Education

Page: 193

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A Practical Guide for Special Education Professionals is a resource guidebook, the purpose of which is to provide practical information and suggestions to help the special education teacher survive and eventually succeed in the school and classroom setting. This book is written to be used as a quick reference. Thus, the chapters are presented in a brief, user-friendly format. The guidebook's content presents an overview of the major elements in special education: The Individualized Education Program (IEP), Classroom and Individual Behavior Management, Assessment for Instruction, Supervision of Paraprofessionals, Instructional Planning and Strategies, Collaborative Consultation, Home-School Partnerships, and Stress Reduction Strategies and Time Management Techniques. Each chapter prepares the teacher to work effectively in special education by supplying strategies and practical tips for working directly with pupils and other adults in the educational setting. Features: Guidebook's content presents an overview or "big picture" of the major elements in the field of special education. Selected topics are essential for teacher survival and readily applicable to the classroom setting. Gives a quick, user friendly reference and overview for teaching students with special needs as well as for working successfully with adults. One chapter does not rely on information contained in a previous chapter. Allows teachers to access chapter materials in on an individualized as- needed-basis. Beginning special education teachers "need it all" and the sooner the better. The organization of the book permits teachers to quickly reference chapter contents and obtain practical information and resources to assist their daily activities. Teaching Tips, Forms, Charts, and Tables that summarize and underscore information for the reader. Enables teachers to easily find solutions to the problems encountered in their work, including working with students, parents, other teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals. The authors consider the IEP the "heart of special education." The chapter on IEP Legal and Pragmatic Issues provides up to date information and practical suggestions and forms to guide the special education teacher to successfully participate in this process and complete the required paperwork. This chapter takes the teacher step by step through the IEP meeting process and assists in understanding Present Levels of Performance (PLEP) , Response to Intervention RtI), and Writing, Monitoring, and Reporting IEP Goals. Gives clear, concise information on the IEP process and document and "demystifies" the IEP. Provides professors with useful tools for instruction on the IEP. Two features that emphasize reflection are "Take A Moment" and "Explorations." Both provide focused questions and structured activities to promote self-reflection and application of the chapters' content. Provides teachers with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as a special educator by reflecting on content through focused questions and applicable activities. Chapter on stress reduction strategies and time management techniques addresses the "overwhelmed" feeling that most special educators experience as they enter the profession. Provides tips and strategies for improving multitasking skills. Technology tools and resources are featured in the book. Assisted Technology, Universal Design, Grading Websites, and Web Site Resources are described.

The SENCO Handbook

Working Within a Whole-School Approach

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Author: Elizabeth Cowne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136606122

Category: Education

Page: 140

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*Shortlisted for nasen Awards 2009: Book to Promote Professional Development* SENCOs have a key role to play in developing and implementing an inclusive framework for meeting Special Educational Needs The fifth edition of this best-selling SENCO Handbook provides up-to-date information and advice in relation to three key government publications; Removing Barriers to Achievement: The Government’s Strategy for SEN (2004), Every Child Matters: Change for Children in Schools (2004) and the Disability Discrimination Act (2005), particularly the disability equality duty and accessibility plan. Elizabeth Cowne offers clear and practical guidance to SENCOs enabling them to meet the demands made on them by the latest legislation and practice. This comprehensive companion: introduces the reader to the key concepts and issues of SEN and inclusion provides detailed information for SENCOs, head teachers and governors about developing whole-school policy and practice for children and young people with SEN advises on essential aspects of the SENCos' role including the management of support staff, working in partnership with parents and outside agencies, and the improvement of teaching and learning. enables those working in education to debate, discuss and reflect on the issues presented in relation to their work in schools or other settings includes a photocopiable section of staff development activities gives information on further reading and source materials. The SENCO Handbook remains essential reading for all those responsible for special educational needs working in early years, primary, secondary and FE settings.

Management Skills for SEN Coordinators in the Primary School

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Author: Jennifer Goodwin,Rosita Heron,Sylvia Philips

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135712557

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Specifically designed for busy teachers who have responsibility for co- ordinating a subject area within their primary school. Each volume in the series conforms to a concise style, while providing a wealth of tips, case studies and photocopiable material that teachers can use immediately. subject they are called on to co-ordinate, these books provide guidance and examples to tackle the job. There are special volumes dedicated to dealing with OFSTED, creating whole school policy and the demands of co-ordinating several subjects within a small school. The entire set of 16 volumes is available.

The Effective Special Education Teacher

A Practical Guide for Success

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Author: Laurie Ungerleider DeBettencourt,Lori Howard

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131961920

Category: Education

Page: 174

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Provides an introduction to teaching in the area of special education and includes a discussion of the professional and ethical standards of practice for special education teachers.

Marcelo in the Real World

Roman

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Author: Francisco X. Stork

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104010161

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Naiv, weise und mutig – ›Marcelo‹ ist der ›Rain Man‹ des 21. Jahrhunderts Menschen, die eine Schublade brauchen, erklärt Marcelo, dass er so etwas ähnliches wie das Asperger-Syndrom hat. Menschen, die ihm zuhören, erzählt er von der Musik, die nur er hören kann. Dann fühlt er sich wie ein Kern in einer Wassermelone. Doch jetzt wird er ins kalte Wasser geschmissen und muss sich einen Sommer lang in der Kanzlei seines Vaters in einem Ferienjob bewähren. Das »echte« Leben kennenlernen. Die Arbeit in der Poststelle macht ihm viel Spaß, doch es ist schwer für Marcelo, nach den Regeln der echten Welt zu funktionieren. Als er einem Vertuschungsversuch eines großen Wirtschaftsunternehmens auf die Spur kommt, ist für ihn klar, dass er da nicht länger mitspielt.

The Complete Directory for People with Disabilities

Products, Resources, Books, Services: a One-stop Sourcebook for Individuals and Professionals

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Author: Sedgwick Press

Publisher: Sedgwick Press

ISBN: 9781930956131

Category: People with disabilities

Page: 1071

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"A one-stop sourcebook for individuals and professionals" (varies slightly).

The Complete Directory for People with Disabilities

A Comprehensive Source Book for Individuals and Professionals

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Author: Sedgwick Press

Publisher: Sedgwick Press

ISBN: 9781592371471

Category: Reference

Page: 941

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A wealth of information, now in one comprehensive sourcebook. This edition is the most comprehensive resource available for people with disabilities, detailing important information sources for: Independent Living Centers, Rehabilitation Facilities, State and Federal Agencies, Associations, Support Groups, Assistive Devices, Employment and Education Programs, Camps, Travel Groups, and so much more.

Special Education Pearson Etext Access Card

Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals

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Author: Marilyn Friend

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780133397390

Category: Education

Page: 588

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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText. The Fourth Edition of Marilyn Friend's Special Education:Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals gives the most authentic, current, research-based introductory account on the field of special education to date. Advocating real teachers, real families and students, real classrooms, and real research, this comprehensive resource emphasizes contemporary concepts and evidence-based practices that prepare teachers and other education professionals for their evolving roles in education and the well-being of students with disabilities. Combining current research with practical information, the text offers structure and predictability for novices to the field of special education and for educators working in this challenging age of high standards and accountability. Thoroughly revised and updated and throughout to provide a multi-dimensional view of the field, with a mix of key concepts and immediately applicable information, the new edition emphasizes: the specific disability areas, the historical background and characteristics of special education students, prevalence data, assessment, service delivery, research-based instructional practices, parent perspectives, issues related to the disability area, curriculum access, inclusive practices, professional collaboration, student diversity, RTI, technological advancements, and now the text is written to reach a broader range of professionals working in the field. Because special education is made up of real children and real professionals, the author helps to put a “face” on the field to enliven and authenticate the information for novices. Each chapter features stories of individuals with disabilities, from the parents of children with disabilities, and from professionals who work in the field. Readers of this truly exceptional resource will come away with the best understanding of the expectations for educators and students, and learn how critical concepts translate into educational practices. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText, a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText for 40% to 65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.