Working with Families and Community Agencies to Support Students with Special Needs A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

ISBN-10: 1412938988

ISBN-13: 9781412938983

Edition: 2006

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Discover the many valuable resources available to support students with special needs! Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs addresses two of the most exciting facets of working with students with disabilities: "life-stage" issues (early intervention and effective transition) and collaboration (working with families and professionals). Ysseldyke and Algozzine explore the larger context of students lives outside school, and how life-stage issues and collaboration interact with and influence instruction. Including a pretest, posttest, and key vocabulary terms, this informative resource offers valuable answers to the following questions: · What types of transition services exist and when are they necessary? What should educators know about early-childhood intervention? What issues should be considered when working with families? How can schools involve community agencies and businesses? What options are available to students with special needs after high school? What key program elements are critical to a students success in the classroom and beyond? A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher: the 13-Book Collection This collection equips educators with practical knowledge and methods that will help them to better engage students in exploring-and meeting-their fullest potential. Also see: The Fundamentals of Special Education The Legal Foundations of Special Education Effective Assessment for Students With Special Needs Effective Instruction for Students With Special Needs Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education Teaching Students With Sensory Disabilities Teaching Students With Medical, Physical, and Multiple Disabilities Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities Teaching Students With Communication Disorders Teaching Students With Emotional Disturbance Teaching Students With Mental Retardation Teaching Students With Gifts and Talents
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 3/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

About A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher
About the Authors
Self-Assessment I
Introduction to Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs
What Should Every Teacher Know About Early Childhood Intervention?
Federal Laws and Incentives
Direct and Indirect Services
Home-Based Programs
Hospital- or Center-Based Programs
Does Early Intervention Help?
What Are Transition Services and When Are They Necessary?
Transition into School
Transition During School
Everyday Transitions
Transition in General Education Classrooms
Dropping Out of School
Post-School Transition
What Living Arrangements Are Available to Adults With Special Needs?
Group Homes
Alternative Living Units
Foster Homes
Independent Living
What Issues Should Be Taken Into Consideration When Working With Families?
How Exceptionalities Affect Families
Effects on Family Structure
Family Concerns
Transition to School
Post-School Transition
Concerns of Families With Children Who Are Gifted
What the Research Says
Change Over Time
Types of Family Involvement
Overcoming Barriers to Home-School Collaboration
How Should Schools Involve Community Agencies and Businesses?
Business Involvement
Special Programs
What Are the Keys to Success in the Wider Context?
Individualized Planning
Commitment to Normal Life Experiences
Compatible Physical Environment
Commitment to Remedial Programming
Encouraging Appropriate Behavior
Lifelong Learning
Working With Families and Agencies in Perspective
What Have We Learned?
Key Points
Key Vocabulary
Self-Assessment II
Answer Key for Self-Assessments
On Your Own
Journals & Articles
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