Multimedia Edition of Exceptional Children

Multimedia Edition of Exceptional Children : An Introduction to Special Education

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For courses in Introduction to Special Education, Exceptionalities or Mainstreaming.For 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. With a reorganized format, this latest edition captures the spirit of previous editions but with the necessary updates future teachers will need in the dynamic field of special education.show more

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  • Mixed media product
  • 210 x 264 x 36mm | 1,496.87g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130304115
  • 9780130304117

Table of contents

Prologue: A Personal View of Special Education. I. FOUNDATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING SPECIAL EDUCATION. 1. Defining Special Education. 2. Planning and Providing Special Education Services. 3. Special Education in a Culturally Diverse Society. 4. Parents and Families of Children with Special Needs. II. EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS. 5. Early Childhood Special Education. 6. Mental Retardation. 7. Learning Disabilities. 8. Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 9. Communication Disorders. 10. Hearing Loss. 11. Blindness and Low Vision. 12. Physical Impairments and Special Health Care Needs. 13. Severe Disabilities. 14. Giftedness and Talent Development. 15. Transition to Adulthood. Postscript: Developing Your Own Personal View of Special Education. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more