Instruction of students with severe disabilities

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Martha E. Snell
Macmillan, 1993 - Education - 639 pages
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This is a comprehensive and current description of research-based methods on teaching students with severe disabilities including students with autism and functional skill needs. A great reference book. Reflects 1997 IDEA in all chapters, particularly those that deal with the topics of transition and families. Adds a chapter on peer/social relationships. Creates and maintains reader interest with effective photographs, vignettes, specific charts, and unique figures/tables. Reinforces its comprehensive research base with current studies. For educators and school administrators.

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Education Policy
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The Comprehensive Local School
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Samuel L. Odom, PhD, is Director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Professor in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His current work focuses on the efficacy of preschool readiness programs for at-risk children, treatment efficacy of early intervention for young children with autism, and professional development related to autism spectrum disorder.
Robert H. Horner, PhD, is Alumni/-n/Knight Professor of Special Education and interim Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. His research interests focus on positive behavior support, applied behavior analysis, stimulus control, instructional technology, severe disabilities, and sustainable systems change.
Martha E. Snell, PhD, is Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where she is also coordinator of the Special Education Program. Her current research addresses positive behavior support and beginning communication.
Jan Blacher, PhD, is Professor of Education and Faculty Chair of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside. Her research addresses intellectual disability/mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, family issues, and special education programming.

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