Exceptional Lives

Exceptional Lives : Special Education in Today's Schools

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Using the themes of inclusion and collaboration, the authors provide an overview of all the major disabilities, including autism, ADHD, and traumatic brain injury. Extended vignettes of real children begin each chapter and are then carried through each chapter. The role of families and people from the community are emphasized throughout. The purpose of this text is to equip general and special education teachers with the principles, values and teaching practices that support the inclusion of the majority of students with disabilities into general education programs.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 779 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 30.48mm | 1,542.21g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0130799939
  • 9780130799937

Table of contents

1. Preludes, Laws, Students, and Staff. 2. Implementing IDEAs Principles. 3. Special Education Today: Inclusion and Collaboration 4. Learning Disabilities. 5. Emotional & Behavioral Disorders. 6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. 7. Giftedness. 8. Mental Retardation. 9. Severe and Multiple Disabilities. 10. Autism. 11. Other Health Impairments. 12. Physical Disabilities. 13. Traumatic Brain Injury. 14. Communication Disorders. 15. Hearing Loss. 16. Blindedness and Low Vision. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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