100 Frequently Asked Questions about the Special Education Process A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators
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Description: ""This book will make a great contribution to special education.""???Colleen Winkler, Gifted & Talented Education TeacherRiverdale High School, Jefferson, LA ""As a general education teacher, I find that this book provides a concrete explanation of complex terms.""???Kaycee Taylor, Social Studies TeacherBainbridge Island High School, WA "Special education "nuts and bolts" questions that you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask." Attempting to understand the complex state and federal laws, regulations, and policies affecting special education programs can be a daunting task for any educator. In this practical, jargon-free text, Roger Pierangelo and George Giuliani use their combined expertise in special education and the law to explain key concepts and present clear answers to commonly asked questions about disabilities and education. Ideal for K???12 special education teachers, general education teachers, and education stakeholders, "100 Frequently Asked Questions About Special Education "makes an often complex subject understandable to novice teachers and veteran teachers who have not taught students with special needs. Written in a concise question-and-answer format, this practical guide includes an easily accessible glossary of terms and provides basic information about: The prereferral process Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) Eligibility for special education Procedural safeguards, a component of the IDEA Act of 2004 Annual reviews and evaluations Transitions from school to adult life Appropriate for both educators and parents, this reader-friendly guidebook gives adults a working knowledge of the special education process and enhances their skills forhelping students reach their full potential.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 3/28/2007
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Roger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. Pierangelo earned his PhD from Yeshiva University and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology.
|About the Authors|
|Introduction: Understanding Special Education Jargon|
|Steps in the Special Education Process|
|Step I: The Pre-Referral Process|
|Step II: Initial Referral for Special Education Services|
|Step III: The Individual Evaluation Process for Special Education|
|Step IV: Eligibility for Special Education|
|Step V: Procedural Safeguards Under IDEA|
|Step VI: IEP Development|
|Step VII: Annual Review|
|Step VIII: The Triennial Evaluation|
|Step IX: Transitional Services From School Age to Adult Life|
|References and Suggested Readings|