OneKey Blackboard, Student Access Kit, Exceptional Children
For courses in Introduction to Special Education or Exceptionalities.Long recognized as a market leader for its innovation, strong research base, and accessibility, the eighth edition of William L. Heward's Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education continues its tradition of excellence. Through rich examples and time-tested, research-based practices and strategies, this new edition gives readers the knowledge, insight, and tools to become exceptional teachers who are engaging as well as effective in their teaching of special education students in a variety of settings. For over two decades, professors at more than 350 colleges and universities have relied on this comprehensive, engaging text for professional research, current practice, and trends in special education. Grounded in scholarship, yet written with the human experience in mind, this best-selling book effectively conveys the stories of teachers and children in special education.
- Hardback | 768 pages
- 208.28 x 248.92 x 27.94mm | 1,610.24g
- 19 May 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 8th edition
- col. Illustrations,
Table of contents
Prologue: A Personal View of Special EducationPart I: Foundations for Understanding Special EducationChapter 1: The Purpose and Promise of Special EducationChapter 2: Planning and Providing Special Education ServicesChapter 3: Collaborating with Parents and Families in a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse SocietyPart II: Educational Needs of Exceptional StudentsChapter 4: Mental RetardationChapter 5: Learning DisabilitiesChapter 6: Emotional and Behavioral DisordersChapter 7: Autism Spectrum DisordersChapter 8: Communication DisordersChapter 9: Deafness and Hearing LossChapter 10: Blindness and Low VisionChapter 11: Physical Disabilities, Health Impairments, and ADHDChapter 12: Low Incidence Disabilities: Multiple/Severe Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness, and Traumatic Brain InjuryChapter 13: Giftedness and Talent (Piirto and Heward)Part III: Special Education Across the LifespanChapter 14: Early Childhood Special EducationChapter 15: Transitioning to AdulthoodPostscript: Developing Your Own Personal View of Special Education Appendix: Coverage of Content Areas for PRAXIS II TestGlossary.References.Name Index.Subject Index.Photo Credits.