Teaching Persons with Severe Disabilities (Reprint)

Teaching Persons with Severe Disabilities (Reprint)

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For the junior/senior level Methods for Severe Disabilities course. This is a straightforward, practical text for future teachers of students with severe disabilities...one whose high level of respect for persons with disabilities and their families sets the stage for students to adopt, and maintain, the same high standards. Comprehensive coverage addresses all of the issues pertinent to teaching students with severe disabilities, including both methodology and curricular areas, presenting topics in the chronological order in which a teacher would approach them: Prior considerations, planning and assessment, general instructional procedures, and, finally, procedures specific to teaching learners with certain disabling conditions.show more

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  • Paperback | 671 pages
  • 184 x 234 x 38mm | 1,175g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130142352
  • 9780130142351

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I: IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS PRIOR TO TEACHING PERSONS WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES. 1. Persons with Severe Disabilities: Definitions, Descriptions, Characteristics, and Potential. 2. Philosophy and Best Practices for Educating Persons with Severe Disabilities. 3. Collaborative Teaming with Parents, Professionals, and Paraprofessionals. II: PREPARING TO TEACH: PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES. 4. Planning Instructional Programs for Students with Severe Disabilities. 5. Conducting Assessments to Determine Instructional Needs. III: GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES. 6. Teaching Students to Acquire New Skills. 7. Teaching Skills for Maintenance and Generalization. 8. Monitoring and Evaluating Student Progress. 9. Creating Inclusive Educational Environments. IV: SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONAL AND MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES. 10. Teaching Communication Skills. 11. Providing Behavioral Supports to Improve Challenging Behaviors. 12. Managing Sensory and Motor Disabilities. 13. Providing Support for Health and Medical Needs. 14. Meeting the Needs of Young Children. 15. Teaching Self-Care and Daily Living Skills. 16. Teaching Leisure and Recreational Skills. 17. Teaching Appropriate Academic Skills. 18. Teaching Community and Domestic Skills. 19. Teaching Employment Skills and Planning for Transition. V: TRENDS AND ISSUES. 20. Trends and Issues in the Education of Students with Severe Disabilities. Index.show more

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