Special Education for Today's Teachers : An Introduction

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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The challenges we face today in special education require highly-qualified, reflective practitioners who use research-based strategies in the classroom and who are excited about the success and future of our children. If you are interested in the profession of teaching, whether in the general or special education classroom, then this is the book for you. Engaging and insightful,Special Education for Todayrs"s Teachers: An Introductionnot only provides a solid foundation for being a teacher in todayrs"s diverse classroom, but helps you to truthfully answer the question, "Are you prepared to serve and teachallstudents?"

Table of Contents

Becoming a Professional: What Are the Foundations of Special Education?
Teaching Students with Special Educational Needs: Finding Your Role
Special Education Today: An Unfinished History
Teaching Effectively in the Classroom: What Can You Expect?
Accepting Responsibility for the Learning of All Students: What Does It Mean?
Identification and Planning for Students with Special Needs
Teaching, Learning, and Behavior Management
Meeting the Multiple Needs of Students with Exceptionalities: What Is Effective Practice?
Learning Disabilities
Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
Mild Intellectual Disabilities
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Communication Disorders
Severe Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities
Sensory Impairments
Physical Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Chronic Health Disorders
Academically Gifted or Talented
A Successful Career: Growing in Your Profession
Continuing a Successful Career: Professionalism, Collaborative Support, and Personal Development
Name Index
Subject Index
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