Teaching Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities (Google eBook)

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Guilford Press, Jul 6, 2011 - Education - 429 pages
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This essential text and practitioner guide is unique in its emphasis on fostering academic learning as well as life skills. In-depth chapters cover reading, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as health care needs, communication and social skills, daily living, and job skills. The expert authors present research-based best practices for assessing each student's needs and crafting individualized education plans that build a strong foundation for life in the community. User-friendly features include engaging vignettes, sample lesson plans, and reproducible checklists and forms. The text is a contemporary follow-up to Diane M. Browder's widely adopted Curriculum and Assessment for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1Introduction
3
Chapter 2Alternate Assessment
23
Chapter 3StandardsBased Individualized Education Plans and Progress Monitoring
42
Chapter 4EvidenceBased Practices
92
Part IIAdapting General Education Content
123
Chapter 5Literacy
125
Chapter 6Comprehension across the Curriculum
141
Chapter 7Mathematics
168
Part ThreeLife Skills and Quality of Life
239
Chapter 10Sensory Physical and Health Care Needs
241
Chapter 11Communication Skills
262
Chapter 12Social Skills and Positive Behavior Support
283
Chapter 13Personal and Daily Living Skills
308
Chapter 14Community and Job Skills
342
Chapter 15Transition to Adult Living
364
References
383

Chapter 8Science
201
Chapter 9Social Studies
222

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About the author (2011)

Diane M. Browder, PhD, is the Lake and Edward P. Snyder Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has over two decades of experience conducting research and writing on assessment and instruction for students with severe developmental disabilities, with a recent focus on teaching reading, math, and science. She received the Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Educational Research Association Special Education Special Interest Group and was a First Citizens Bank Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She also was recognized by the state of North Carolina for Outstanding Service to the Schools. Dr. Browder currently serves as co-principal investigator (with Fred Spooner) for the Institute of Education Sciences What Works Clearinghouse research-to-practice guides in intellectual disabilities. She has provided professional development and consultation to states across the nation and has been an international keynote speaker.  Fred Spooner, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Special Education and Child Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has over two decades of experience conducting research and writing on instructional practices for students with severe developmental disabilities, alternate assessment, and validating evidence-based practices. He currently serves as co-principal investigator (with Diane M. Browder) for the Institute of Education Sciences What Works Clearinghouse research-to-practice guides in intellectual disabilities. Dr. Spooner has held numerous editorial posts, including coeditor of Teaching Exceptional Children and Teacher Education and Special Education, and is currently coeditor of the Journal of Special Education and associate editor of Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities.

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