Fundamentals of Special Education

Fundamentals of Special Education : What Every Teacher Needs to Know

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For introductory courses in Special Education.The second edition of this brief survey text is as clear, concise, and comprehensible as the first-updated with contemporary literature, recent research, and expert commentary to address current trends and issues in the field. The authors explain the salient features of each significant category of special education, neither short-changing topics nor providing unnecessary detail; examining all of the fundamental principles of special education, as well as the practices that have evolved from those principles. Category chapters each follow the same format; and the introductory chapter explains the umbrella of special education-what it encompasses and how it fits into the larger discipline of more

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  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 177.8 x 228.6 x 22.9mm | 657.72g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130977381
  • 9780130977380

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Special Education. 2. Students with Learning Disabilities. 3. Students with Mental Retardation. 4. Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 5. Students with Communication Disorders. 6. Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. 7. Students with Physical and Health Impairments. 8. Students with Hearing Impairments. 9. Students with Visual Impairments. 10. Students with Severe or Multiple Disabilities. 11. Students Who Are Gifted and Talented. Appendix I: Addresses of State Officers of Teacher Licensure and Certification. Appendix II: National Toll-Free Numbers. more