Characteristics of and Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-25
  • Publisher: Pearson

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"This book describes the characteristics of students with mild disabilities while clearly explaining the best teaching practices for inclusive education, behavior management and social skill instruction. In this completely up-to-date resource the authors provide strategies for modifying classroom instruction for students with mild disabilities, including learning disabilities, mild intellectual disabilities, and emotional disturbance."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Special Education
Chapter Outline
Roots of Special Education
Ending Handicappism
Litigation and Legislation
Federal Laws
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
No Child Left Behind Act
Who Receives Special Education?
Physical/Sensory Disabilities
Cognitive Disabilities
Academic Disabilities
Communication Disabilities
Emotional Disabilities
How Many Students Receive Special Education?
Students with Mild Disabilities
Learning Disability
Mild Intellectual Disability
Emotional Disability
Advantages of Labeling
Disadvantages of Labeling
What to Teach Students
Individual Education Plan
Where to Teach Students
How to Teach Studens
Students with Mild Disabilities
Chapter Outline
Cross Categorical Characteristics
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Aspergerrsquo;s Syndrome
Nonverbal Learning Disability
Causes of Mild Disabilities
Organic Causes
Environmental Causes
At-Risk Populations
Due Process Procedures
Response to Intervention

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