Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities

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Martha E. Snell, Fredda Brown
Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2006 - Education - 656 pages
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This highly successful book addresses the full range of curriculum topics involved in educating individuals with severe disabilities.Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilitiesexamines the principles behind teaching students with severe and multiple disabilities.  This edition includes more information on alternative assessment, a stronger focus on positive behavior interventions and supports, and additional strategies on peer relationships.

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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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