Exceptional Students : Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The first Introduction to Special Education text written specifically for BOTH future general and special educators. This groundbreaking text provides balanced coverage of the foundations of exceptionalities that future teachers need to know to understand their students and responsibilities, and the practical information they need to effectively teach all students.

Author Biography

Stephen B. Richards is an Associate Professor and Coordinator for Intervention Specialist Programs at the University of Dayton.

Table of Contents

Special Education: Fundamentals and Processes
An Overview of Special Educationp. 1
The Special Education Process: From Initial Identification to the Delivery of Servicesp. 34
School, Family, and Community Collaborationp. 63
IDEA 04 High-Prevalence Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
Students with Learning Disabilitiesp. 92
Students with Mental Retardation/Intellectual Disabilitiesp. 134
Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disordersp. 174
Students with Communication Disordersp. 214
IDEA 04 Low-Incidence Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearingp. 252
Students with Blindness or Low Visionp. 286
Students with Physical or Health Disabilitiesp. 322
Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 358
Students with Severe Disabilitiesp. 398
Other Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
Students Who Are At Risk: Early Identification and Interventionp. 438
Students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorderp. 474
Students Who Are Gifted and Talentedp. 510
Sample Individualized Education Program
Lesson Plans, Classroom Suggestions, and Instructional Resources
CEC Content Standards
Praxis II Exceptional Students Core Content
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