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Exceptional Learners An Introduction to Special Education

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ISBN-10: 013606793X

ISBN-13: 9780136067931

Edition: 11th 2009

Authors: Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman, Paige C. Pullen

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Book details

List price: $152.67
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 656
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.916
Language: English

DANIEL P. HALLAHAN is Professor of Education at the University of Virginia.

Exceptionality and Special Education
Getting Oriented to Exceptionality and Special Education
Educational Definition of Exceptional Learners
Prevalence of Exceptional Learners
Definition of Special Education
Providing Special Education
Teachersrsquo; Roles
History and Origins of Special Education
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and Development of the Profession
Parents and Other Professional Organizations Legislation and Litigation
The Intent of Legislation: Individualized Education for Students with Disabilities
Our Perspective on the Progress of Special Education
Summary
Current Trends and Issues
Integration of People with Disablities into the Larger Society
Inclusion in Schools Early Intervention
Transition to Adulthood and Employment Zero Tolerance, PBS, PBIS, and Other Issues of Discipline
Concluding Thoughts Regarding Trends and Issues
Multicultural and Bilingual Aspects of Special Education
America and Multiculturalism Multicultural and Bilingual Special Education Assessment
Instruction in Multicultural and Bilingual Special Education
Teaching Tolerance and Appreciation
Working with Families Improving Instruction for Language Minority
Students Adopting Effective Teaching
Practices Identifying and Implementing
Effective Reading Instruction
Parents and Families
Professionalsrsquo; Changing Views of Parents
The Effects of a Child with a Disability on the Family
Family Involvement in Treatment and Education
Learners with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Whatrsquo;s in a Name? Mental Retardation Vs
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Definition
Prevalence
Causes
Identification
Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics
Educational Considerations
Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive
Behavioral Intervention and Support Service Delivery Models
Assessment of Academic Progress, Adaptive Behavior, and Quality of Life for Students with Intellectual or Developmental
Disabilities Early Intervention
Transition to Adulthood
Learners with Learning Disabilities
Definition
Identification Prevalence
Causes
Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics
Educational Considerations
Assessment Early Intervention
Transition to Adulthood
Attention Deficit Hyperac
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