Introduction to Special Education Making a Difference

ISBN-10: 0205498051
ISBN-13: 9780205498055
Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Deborah D. Smith
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Book details

List price: $137.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Selected Features
Preface
Disabilities and Special Education: Making a Difference
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context: Disabilities
Challenges That Disabilities Present
Making a Difference: The Open Doors Organization
Disabilities Defined
Differing Perspectives
Disability as a Minority Group
Attitudes Matter
Disabilities and Students
Participation: Community Presence
Normalization
Advocacy
Progress in Participation
People First
Special Education: A Response to Disabilities
Origins of Special Education
Inconsistent Opportunities
The Backdrop for National Legislation
Legal Protection: Civil and Educational Rights
Section 504
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Individuals with Disabilities Education Acts (IDEA)
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
Assistive Technology Act of 2004 (ATA)
IDEA '04
Court Decisions Defining IDEA
Special Education Defined
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
Systematic Identification Procedures
Individualized Education Programs
Family Involvement
Related Services
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Validated Practices
Frequent Monitoring of Progress
Participation: Inclusive Special Education
Participation in General Education Classes
Purposes of Special Education
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Individualized Special Education Programs: Planning and Services
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Universal Design for Learning
Instructional Accommodations
Instructional Modifications
Differentiated Instruction
Assistive Technology
Settings, Services, and Personnel
Models for Inclusive Special Education
Intensive and Sustained Services and Supports
Settings or Placement Options
Related Services and Providers
Highly Qualified Special Educators
Collaborative Multidisciplinary Teams
Making a Difference: Truly Special Educators
The IEP Process
Steps
Roles of Educational Professionals
Roles of Families
Roles of Students
Tools for Individualized Programs
Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs)
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
Statement of Transition Services
Behavioral Intervention Plans
Evaluating Progress and Revising Programs
Eligibility
Statewide and District-Wide Assessments
Progress Monitoring
Change in Services or Supports
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Diversity Presents
Making a Difference: The Children's Defense Fund
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Defined
Cultural Diversity
Linguistic Diversity
Diversity and Disability
Characteristics
Language
Cultural Comprehension
Behavior
Prevalence
Diverse Students
Diverse Students with Disabilities
Over- and Underrepresentation of Diverse Students
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: High Stakes Testing
Early Intervention
Teaching Diverse Students with Disabilities
Access to the General Education Curriculum: Multicultural Education
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Speech or Language Impairments
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Speech or Language Impairments Present
Speech or Language Impairments Defined
The Communication Process
Speech Impairments
Language Impairments
Characteristics
Speech
Language
Language Differences, Delays, and Impairments
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Making a Difference: Operation Smile
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: Diagnosis of Language Impairments
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with Speech or Language Impairments
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Learning Disabilities
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Learning Disabilities Present
Making a Difference: Charles Schwab and the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
Learning Disabilities Defined
General Unexpected Underachievement
Reading/Learning Disabilities
Mathematics/Learning Disabilities
Resistant to Treatment
Characteristics
Negative Attributions
Being Nonstrategic
Inability to Generalize
Faulty Information Processing
Poor Social Skills
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral: Response to Intervention
Identification
Evaluation: Curriculum Based Measurement (CBM)
Early Intervention
Core Skills of Reading
Early Reading Instruction
Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
Access to the General Education Curriculum: Early Intervening
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Adult Outcomes
Postsecondary Options
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
College Selection
Homework
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Presents
Making a Difference: Project Eye-to-Eye
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Defined
General Education Students with ADHD
Special Education Students with ADHD
Coexisting Disabilities
Characteristics
Learning Characteristics
Academic Performance
Social Behavior
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: Testing Accommodations
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with ADHD
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Present
Making a Difference: Chicago Youth Centers
Emotional or Behavior Disorders Defined
Externalizing Behaviors
Internalizing Behaviors
Low Incidence Disorders
Excluded Behavior Problems
Characteristics
Social Skills
Academic Performance
Delinquency
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification: Screening
Pre-Referral: Early Intervention
Identification
Evaluation
Early Intervention
Benefits
Signals of Risk
Teaching Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Mental Health Care
Foster Care
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Mental Retardation
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Mental Retardation Presents
Making a Difference: Best Buddies
Mental Retardation Defined
Intellectual Functioning
Adaptive Behavior
Systems of Supports
Characteristics
Cognition
Adaptive Behavior
Need for Supports
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Cause
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: Alternate Assessments
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with Mental Retardation
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Quality of Life
Supported Employment
Independent Living
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Support from Dads
Support from Brothers and Sisters
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Physical or Health Disabilities
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Physical or Health Disabilities Present
Making a Difference: The Hole in the Wall Camps
Physical or Health Disabilities Defined
Physical Disabilities
Health Disabilities
Characteristics
Epilepsy
Cerebral Palsy
Sickle Cell Anemia
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: Testing Accommodations
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with Physical or Health Disabilities
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices: Universal Design
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Hearing Loss Presents
Making a Difference: Gallaudet University and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Deafness and Hard of Hearing Defined
The Process of Hearing
Types of Hearing Loss
Degree of Hearing Loss
Age of Onset
Characteristics
Students Who Are Members of the Deaf Community
Students Who Are Deaf
Students Who Are Hard of Hearing
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges: Technology
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral: Hearing Screenings
Identification: Auditory Assessments
Evaluation: State- and District-Wide Assessments
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with Hearing Loss
Access to the General Education Curriculum: Deafness and LRE
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Low Vision and Blindness
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Visual Loss Presents
Making a Difference: Extreme Makeover Home Edition
Low Vision and Blindness Defined
The Process of Vision
Types of Visual Loss
Degree of Visual Loss
Age of Onset
Characteristics
Students with Low Vision
Students Who Are Blind
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges: Technology
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral: Vision Screenings
Identification: Visual Assessments
Evaluation: Testing Accommodations
Early Intervention
Play
Independence
Teaching Students with Visual Loss
Accessing the General Education Curriculum: Literacy
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Postsecondary Options
Transition to Work
Access to the Community
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Autism Spectrum Disorders Present
Making a Difference: Surfers Healing
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Defined
Autism
Asperger Syndrome
Rett Syndrome
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD)
Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
Characteristics
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Intervention
TEACCH
The Young Autism Program (YAP)
Blended Programs
Teaching Students with ASD
Accessing the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Transition to Preschool
Transition to Services for Adults
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Very Low Incidence Disabilities
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Context
Challenges That Low Incidence Disabilities Present
Making a Difference: Sprout
Very Low Incidence Disabilities
Multiple-Severe Disabilities
Multiple-Severe Disabilities Defined
Characteristics
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Deaf-Blindness
Deaf-Blindness Defined
Characteristics
Isolation
Communication
Mobility
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Brain Injury Defined (TBI)
Characteristics
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Educational Considerations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation: Alternate Assessments-The "1- Percent Kids"
Early Intervention
Teaching Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
Access to the General Education Curriculum
Instructional Accommodations
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Community Presence
College Participation
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Giftedness and Talent Development
Where We've Been ... What's on the Horizon?
Historical Content
Challenges That Giftedness and Talents Present
Making a Difference: 100 Black Men of America
Giftedness and Talent Development Defined
Characteristics
Sensitivity, Perfectionism, and Intensity
Subgroups of Gifted Students
Prevalence
Causes and Prevention
Causes: Factors That Enhance or Inhibit Giftedness
Prevention
Overcoming Challenges
Assessment
Early Identification
Pre-Referral
Identification
Evaluation
Early Intervention
Teaching Gifted and Talented Students
Access to the General Education Curriculum: Acceleration
Instructional Accommodations: Enrichment
Validated Practices
Technology
Transition
Collaboration
Partnerships with Families and Communities
Imagine a World
Summary
Supplementary Resources
Professional Standards and Licensure Tests
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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