Fundamentals of Special Education: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

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Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall, 2007 - Education - 458 pages
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For introductory course in Special Education. This brief, core, or supplementary text discusses the basic categorical information about the most prevalant disabilities teachers will encounter in the classroom and the disabilities recognized by IDEA. The new edition addresses the latest laws in special education such as the reauthorization of IDEA and NCLB. It also includes two new chapters: working with families and autism spectrum disorders, more features for diversity, collaboration, strategies, and technology, a new photo program, case studies opening every chapter, and a new two-color design. Fundamentals of Special Education: What Every Teacher Needs to Know fullfills the promises of its title, offering its readers a clear and concise survery of the field, examining all of the fundamental principles of special education, as well as the practices that have evolved from those principles.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL
2
Continuum of Services
8
STUDENTS WITH MENTAL
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