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The Praeger handbook of special education

Author: Alberto Bursztyn
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
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Addresses substantial information gaps in the field of special education. This handbook focuses on the ways that special education policies and practices are formulated and enacted.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Praeger handbook of special education.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(DLC) 2006029523
(OCoLC)71369017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Bursztyn
ISBN: 9780313036620 0313036624
OCLC Number: 230776234
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. History of special education --
A brief history of intelligence testing / Alberto M. Bursztyn --
Disability and civil rights / Amy N. Scott, Maryann Santos de Barona --
History of autism / Jennifer Foster --
Mental retardation in recent history / Paula J. McCall, Maryann Santos de Barona --
Willowbrook State School / Elizabeth Scanlon --
Part II. Special education and society --
Bilingualism and disability / Graciela Elizalde-Utnick --
Digital divide and special education / Julia Nyberg, David Trend --
Disability studies / Timothy G. Dowd, Aubrey Sewell, Katherine L. Truesdell --
Funding special education / David C. Bloomfield --
Gender issues in special education / Michelle W. Greenberg --
Self-advocacy / Tracy Amerman, Jan Carr-Jones --
Social class and special education / Sandra L. López --
Social competence and disabilities / Beth Doll, Erin Siemers --
Race and special education / Namulundah Florence --
Part III. Law and special education --
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) / David C. Bloomfield --
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) / David C. Bloomfield --
Landmark court decisions / David C. Bloomfield --
Legal foundations for inclusion / Beth Doll, S. Andrew Garbacz --
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) / David C. Bloomfield --
Public Law 94-142 : Education for All Handicapped Children Act / David C. Bloomfield --
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act / David C. Bloomfield --
Part IV. Specific disabilities --
Asperger's syndrome / Matthew R. Reynolds --
Depression in special education students / Michelle W. Greenberg --
Emotionally and behaviorally disturbed : diagnostic concerns / Danielle Martines --
Fragile X syndrome / Andrew S. Davis, Chad A. Noggle --
Health impairments / Jennifer A. Chiriboga --
Pediatric HIV / Andrew S. Davis, J. Joshua hall --
Pediatric seizure disorders / Andrew S. Davis, James M. Trinkle II --
Speech and language disorders / Gail B. Gurland --
Tourette's syndrome / Andrew S. Davis, Tiffany J. Neal --
Traumatic brain injury / Jonathan Titley, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Part V. Teaching methods and interventions --
Adeli Suit / Christine E. Pawelski, Jennifer Foster --
ADHD and psychopharmacology / Kathleen M. Marker, Andrew S. Davis --
Assessing and responding to early signs of EBD / Dana Freed --
Assistive technology / Jennifer Foster --
Behavior management / J. Patrick Jones, Andrew S. Davis --
Collaborative consultation / Florence Rubinson --
Conductive education / Christine E. Pawelski --
Deaf instruction / Terry L. Reese, Andrew S. Davis --
Differentiated instruction / Patricia English-Sand, Chun Zhang --
Direct instruction / Howard B. Wakkinen, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Emerging treatments and interventions / Christine E. Pawelski --
Facilitated communication / Lakisha Lewis, Maryann Santos de Barona --
Facilities available for students with EBD / Dana Freed --
Functional behavioral assessment / Dana Freed --
Peer-assisted learning / Beth Doll, M. Kelly Haack --
Response to intervention / Chun Zhang --
Self-contained classrooms / Amanda H. Stoeckel, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Student-centered planning / Tracy Amerman --
Time-out / Stephanie R. Sinco, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Treatment of the emotionally and behaviorally disturbed / Dana Freed --
Part VI. Policies and practices --
Bilingual special education / Sara G. Nahari --
Child study teams / Leesa Huang --
Gifted education : traditional and emerging approaches / Frank C. Worrell --
Giftedness in diverse populations / Giselle B. Esquivel, Geraldine Oades-Sese --
High-stakes testing / Lauren Katzman --
Inclusion / Spencer J. Salend --
Individualized education programs / Joseph Valentin --
Life space interventions / Kathleen McSorley --
Positive psychology and special education / Brooke Hersh --
Preschool assessment / Paul McCabe --
Psychiatry and special education / Justin M. Walker, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Psychoeducational assessment of bilingual learners / Alberto M. Bursztyn --
Social inclusion in early childhood special education classrooms / Yoon-Joo Lee --
Social skills training in inclusion classrooms / Danielle Martines --
Teacher satisfaction and retention in special education / Eugene P. Sheehan, Justin M. Walker --
Transition services in special education / Arleen Rios, Jennifer Foster --
Part VII. Families and disability --
Child abuse and children with disabilities / Christine E. Pawelski --
Families and special education / Albert M. Bursztyn --
Family roles and rights in early intervention / Patricia H. Manz --
Family stress and autism / Jennifer Foster --
Part VIII. Research in special education --
Action research / W. Holmes Finch, Andrew S. Davis --
Case study / Maria K.E. Lahman, Rik Carl D'Amato --
Current research on the causes of autism / Andrew S. Davis, Jaime S. Anderson --
Ethnography / Maria K.E. Lahman, Rick Carl D'Amato --
Quantitative research / W. Holmes Finch, Andrew S. Davis --
Teacher research and special education / Carol Korn-Bursztyn.
Other Titles: Handbook of special education
Responsibility: edited by Alberto M. Bursztyn.

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