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Educating Exceptional Children

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ISBN-10: 0618214763

ISBN-13: 9780618214761

Edition: 10th 2003

Authors: Samuel A. Kirk, Nicholas J. Anastasiow, James J. Gallagher

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Book details

List price: $84.76
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 594
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Nicholas J. Anastasiow was, until his retirement, Professor of Special Education at Hunter College. He received his Ph. D. from Stanford University, and his diverse background includes degrees in child development, counseling psychology and administration, and supervision in the schools. Former Director of the Institute for Child Study at Indiana University, he is a widely respected researcher and has served as teacher and administrator in a variety of settings. A dedicated and prolific researcher and writer, Dr. Anastasiow has published both theoretical works and practical curriculum designs.

Contents 1. Educating the Exceptional Child The Exceptional Child The Context of the Exceptional Child The Influence of Culture and Community 2. Exceptional Children and Social Institutions: Schools, Government, and the Courts A Historical Perspective The Exceptional Child and the School Ecology of the Child Government: A Support Sytem of Educational Services The Role of the Courts Transition Conclusion 3. Early Intervention: Priorities and Programs Overview of Early Intervention Why Early Intervention? What Puts Children at Risk? Environmental Risks Prevention Before Birth Detecting Disabilities After Birth Early Intervention Programs Transition The Family-Centered Approach and Cultural…