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Special Education in Contemporary Society An Introduction to Exceptionality

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ISBN-10: 1506310702

ISBN-13: 9781506310701

Edition: 6th 2017

Authors: Richard M. Gargiulo, Emily C. Bouck

List price: $125.00
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Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality, 6th edition is designed for use by preservice and inservice teachers who will specialize in special education as well as those who teach students with special needs in the general classroom. The text provides a rare glimpse into the lives of persons with exceptionalities, as well as their families and teachers. Focusing on a person-first orientation to human exceptionalities across the life span, Richard Gargiulo and Emily Bouck employ a traditional organization beginning with four foundations chapters that introduce teachers to special education, followed by ten "categorical" chapters each on a different…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/23/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Richard Gargiulo is a Professor of Special Education in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has a Master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1999, he was awarded the University's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has also served as a Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic and has authored numerous books on the subjects of special education, early childhood education, and child abuse and neglect.

Emily Bouck is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan State University. She received her doctorate in special education from Michigan State University. Dr. Bouck is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters relating to her two main areas of research: mathematics education for students with disabilities and functional life-skills education for students with disabilities with a central theme of assistive technology throughout both areas. Dr. Bouck is a Past President of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children and has…