Children with Exceptionalities in Canadian Classrooms
Appropriate for introductory courses in Children with Exceptionalities, Exceptional Children, or Special Education. These courses are found in faculties of Education, Early Childhood Education departments, and Community Services departments. This text provides a comprehensive, Canadian introduction to children with exceptionalities and the challenges facing those who teach them, parent them, and work and play with them on a daily basis. Rather than offer generic or specific teaching and instructional practices, the author portrays children with exceptionalities as learners with special needs. The author has organized the text according to category of exceptionality, regarding this as the most practical, logical way to organize the huge body of knowledge pertaining to exceptionalities. In the Classroom features at the close of each categorical section, which link these aspects together for a range of learners.
- Paperback | 672 pages
- 200.66 x 248.92 x 38.1mm | 1,179.33g
- 01 Jul 2001
- Pearson Canada, Toronto
- Prentice-Hall (Canada)
- Scarborough, Canada
- 6th edition
Table of contents
1. Introduction to Children Who Are Exceptional. 2. Issues and Trends in Canadian Special Education. 3. Risk Factors and Children at Risk. 4. Children with Speech and Language Differences. 5. Children with Learning Disabilities. 6. Children with Intellectual Disabilities. 7. Children and Youth with Behavioural Disorders. 8. Children Who Are Gifted, Creative, and Talented. 9. Children with Hearing Impairments. 10. Children with Visual Impairments. 11. Children with Special Health Care Needs. 12. Children with Neurological Disabilities. 13. Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders. 14. Children with Multiple Disabilities. 15. Early Intervention. 16. Adolescents and Young Adults. Appendix: Tools for Assessment. Glossary. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index. Photo Credits.