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Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality is designed for use by preservice and inservice teachers who will teach students with special needs in the general classroom. The text provides a rare glimpse into the lives of persons with exceptionalities, including their families and teachers. Focusing on human exceptionalities across the life span, the text employs a traditional organization beginning with four foundations chapters that introduce teachers to special education, followed by ten "categorical" chapters each on a different "disability." Each categorical chapter features sections on transition, cultural diversity, technology, instructional strategies, and family considerations.
Table of Contents
|Key Features of the Text|
|Foundations of Special Education|
|Special Education in Context: People, Concepts, and Perspectives|
|Policies, Practices, and Programs|
|Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Exceptionality|
|Parents, Families, and Exceptionality|
|a Study of Individuals With Special Needs|
|Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities or Mental Retardation|
|Individuals With Learning Disabilities|
|Individuals With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder|
|Individuals With Emotional or Behavioral Disorders|
|Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Individuals With Speech and Language Impairments|
|Individuals With Hearing Impairments|
|Individuals With Visual Impairments|
|Individuals With Physical Disabilities, Health Disabilities, and|
|Individuals Who Are Gifted and Talented|
|Federal Definitions of Disabilities|
|About the Contributors|
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