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Through real-life stories about children, their families, and their teachers, and through the use of the most recent evidence-based research on special education, this important book provides students with a comprehensive introduction to special education and its relationship to general education. The sixth edition provides this experience within the framework of three guiding themes: Inclusion, Partnerships, and Universal Design for Learning. Long noted for its focus on progress in general education through inclusion, families, and parent-professional partnerships, the new sixth edition ofExceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, now includes a "Values and Outcomes" end-of-chapter feature that focuses on ideal educational results as well as IEP marginal notes that allow readers to link content to practical lessons.
Table of Contents
|Overview of Todayrsquo;s Special Education||p. 2|
|Who Is Thomas Ellenson?||p. 2|
|Profile of Special Education Students and Personnel in Todayrsquo;s Schools||p. 4|
|Who Are the Students?||p. 5|
|Who Are Special Education Personnel?||p. 7|
|Overview of the Law and Special Education||p. 8|
|Two Types of Discrimination||p. 8|
|Judicial Decisions and Legislation||p. 9|
|Special Education and Studentsrsquo; Eligibility||p. 10|
|Components of Special Education||p. 10|
|IDEA: Six Principles||p. 11|
|Zero Reject||p. 12|
|Nondiscriminatory Evaluation||p. 13|
|Appropriate Education||p. 15|
|Least Restrictive Environment||p. 17|
|Procedural Due Process||p. 18|
|Parent and Student Participation||p. 19|
|Bringing the Six Principles Together||p. 19|
|Federal Funding of IDEA||p. 19|
|NCLB and Other Federal Laws||p. 21|
|No Child Left Behind Act||p. 21|
|Rehabilitation Act||p. 21|
|Tech Act||p. 23|
|Special Education Results|
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