9780618214761

Educating Exceptional Children

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618214761

  • ISBN10:

    0618214763

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/5/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Educating the Exceptional Child
The Exceptional Child
The Context of the Exceptional Child
The Influence of Culture and Community
Exceptional Children and Social Institutions: Schools, Government, and the Courts
A Historical Perspective
The Exceptional Child and the School Ecology of the Child Government: A Support Sytem of Educational Services
The Role of the Courts Transition Conclusion
Early Intervention: Priorities and Programs
Overview of Early Intervention
Why Early Intervention?
What Puts Children at Risk?
Environmental Risks Prevention
Before Birth Detecting Disabilities
After Birth Early Intervention Programs Transition
The Family-Centered Approach and Cultural Diversity
Children Who Are Gifted and Talented Definitions
Components of Intellectual Competence
One Gift or Many?
Factors That Contribute to Giftedness and Talent Studies of Students
Who Are Gifted The Challenges Associated with Giftedness Identification Special Groups of Children
Who Are Gifted Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Definition Genetic and Environmental Factors
Characteristics of Children with Mental Retardation or Developmental Disabilities
Identification Prevention of Mental Retardation
Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Learning Disabilities
A Historical Overview Definitions Prevalence
Is There a Single Cause?
Characteristics of Children with Learning Disabilities
Classification of Learning Disabilities
Identification and Assessment Transition Diversity Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Emotional and Behavior
Disorders Definition History
Factors Related to Behavior Problems
Classifications and Characteristics Identification and Placement
Intervention Strategies Transition from School to Work Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Communication Disorders in Speech and Language
Definitions Differences Between Speech Disorders and Language Disorders
The Elements of Verbal Language Prevalence of Communication Disorders
Language Development Classification of Communication Disorders
Developmental Delay in Communication Identification and Assessment Transition
Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Definition History Prevalence Causes and Characteristics
Ecology of the Child Transition
Family and Lifespan
Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Definitions Prevalence of Hearing Loss
Causes of Hearing Loss Characteristics of Children with Hearing Loss
The School's Role in Identification
Testing Hearing Loss
Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Visual Impairments
Definitions The Human Eye
Causes of Visual Impairments
Characteristics of Children with Visual Impairments
Early Intervention Identification and Assessment
A National Agenda Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Multiple and Severe Disabilities
Definition Prevalence of Multiple and Severe Disabilities
Causes of Multiple and Severe
Disabilities Characteristics of Children with Multiple and Severe Disabilities
Early Intervention--Multiple and Severe Disabilities
Identification of Children with Multiple and Severe Disabilities
Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Children with Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments
Definitions Prevalence of Physical Disabilities and Health
Impairments Causes of Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments
Classification and Characteristics
Early Intervention Identification of Children with Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments
Transition Family and Lifespan Issues
Glossary
References
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Index
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