Exceptional Learners

Author: Daniel P. Hallahan
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133572536
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Toward a Theology of Special Education

Author: David W. Anderson, Ed.D.
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449772501
Format: PDF, Kindle
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“Professor, mentor, author, disability advocate, seminar leader around the world—Dr. David Anderson corralled his many talents and worldwide experiences to author this important book. The volume should prove invaluable to Christians concerned about disabilities, especially teachers. Without flinching, Dr. Anderson tackles the tough issues: How could a good and benevolent God permit disabled children? Are disabilities the result of sin? How does a Christian teacher of the disabled differ from secular counterparts? Especially helpful is his emphasis on the reflective teacher integrating faith and learning. Certainly this is a volume that belongs on the bookshelves of anyone concerned with disabilities.” —Steven A. Kaatz PhD, Graduate Programs in Special Education, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota “I have had the privilege of traveling with Dr. Anderson as he has taught the concepts addressed in this book to educators, pastors, and parents in a variety of countries. I’ve seen the material come alive as leaders discover the importance of thinking Christianly about disability. This book has the potential of impacting all readers in similar ways. Dr. Anderson challenges all of us to come to grips with a biblical worldview and then to live it out within our spheres of influence. Toward a Theology of Special Education thus encourages all readers to think Christianly about disability. Such thinking will then motivate us to care with God’s care and to serve with God’s concern for justice and compassion.” —Dr. Richard Schoenert, pastor emeritus, Calvary Church, Roseville, Minnesota

Rethinking Learning Disabilities

Author: Deborah P. Waber
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462503349
Format: PDF, ePub
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Experts have yet to reach consensus about what a learning disability is, how to determine if a child has one, and what to do about it. Leading researcher and clinician Deborah Waber offers an alternative to the prevailing view of learning disability as a problem contained within the child. Instead, she shows how learning difficulties are best understood as a function of the developmental interaction between the child and the world. Integrating findings from education, developmental psychology, and cognitive neuroscience, she offers a novel approach with direct practical implications. Detailed real-world case studies illustrate how this approach can promote positive outcomes for children who struggle in school.

What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136253440
Format: PDF
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As teachers around the world deal with the challenges of inclusive education, they must find effective ways of enhancing their classroom teaching methods. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education presents teachers with a range of evidence-based strategies they can immediately put into practice in their classrooms. This unique book will be an invaluable resource for educators who may not have the time or the inclination to engage with theory-heavy research, but who wish to ensure that their teaching strategies are up-to-the-minute and proven to be the most effective best practices. Each of the 27 strategies that this book comprises has a substantial research base, a strong theoretical rationale and clear guidelines on their implementation, as well as cautionary advice where necessary. In this new second edition, David Mitchell, a leading writer in special and inclusive education, continues to break new ground with revised and updated strategies based on evidence from the most recent studies in the field. From the myriad of related research available, only those studies with genuine potential for improving the practices of teachers and schools have been included, with the aim of facilitating high-quality learning and social outcomes for all learners in schools. Updates to this new edition include: four new chapters, on response to intervention, universal design for learning, inter-agency cooperation and one on the Finnish education system over 350 new references an even wider international focus, including evidence drawn from Asia references to recent developments in neuroscience a new companion website, with extra case studies, links to further reading, journal articles and videos, and an interactive quiz, at www.routledge.com/cw/mitchell This book will be essential reading for anyone with a vocational or academic interest in evidence-based special educational needs teaching strategies, whether a student in initial teacher education or a qualified classroom teacher, teacher educator, educational psychologist, special needs coordinator, parent, consultant or researcher. David Mitchell is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Education, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and a consultant in inclusive education. ‘This is the book I wish I had written, synthesizing an enormous literature focused on special needs students. It is robust, it is readable, and it is your right-hand resource. A stunner of a book.’ –Professor John Hattie, University of Melbourne, author of Visible Learning

Exceptional Learners

Author: Daniel P. Hallahan
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205386505
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hallahan and Kauffman continue their tradition of presenting the latest trends and issues in this edition with more than 400 new reference citations dated 2000 and after. Theory and research is presented in clear and concise language, and practical teaching suggestions are based on sound research. There are good reasons why Exceptional Learners has been the bestselling introductory text in special education for generations of general education and special education teachers. Depth, lucidity, clarity, and coherence combine to make a text appropriate for students at all levels: graduate and undergraduate, from introductory to advanced. Hallahan and Kauffman bring readers information they can trust.

Runaway Train Youth with Emotional Disturbance

Author: Autumn Libal
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
ISBN: 9781422204290
Format: PDF, ePub
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Tells the story of Sheila, a high school student suffering from severe emotional disturbance, and her attempts to cope by venting her rage, cutting herself, and starving herself before getting the help she needs to begin to recover.

Exceptional Children

Author: William L. Heward
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780135160428
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title*, and registrations are not transferable. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access code for REVEL may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. An informative, accessible, and interesting introduction to the ongoing story of special education. Special education is an ongoing story of people--of exceptional children, of the families of children with special needs, and of the teachers who work with them. Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education focuses on 15 experienced teachers to give readers first-person insight into this diverse field. It also details, step-by-step, how special educators use highly effective, research-based practices to promote student achievement in their classrooms. The Eleventh Edition includes new information that reflects the current professional practices, trends, and research that define the exciting and ever-evolving field of special education. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience-for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. To order this title with Revel access search ISBN: 0134990420 / 9780134990422 Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education Plus Revel --Access Card Package, 11/e. Package consists of: 0134303288 / 9780134303284 Revel for Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education -- Access Card 0135160421 / 9780135160428 Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education, 11/e

Educating Exceptional Children

Author: Samuel Kirk
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285451341
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Authored by luminaries in the special education field, EDUCATING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN introduces readers to each of the thirteen disability categories, and to the needs of children who are gifted and talented. The fourteenth edition continues to focus on the strengths of previous editions, while also providing new material about such important hot topics as genetics, neurology, inclusion, assistive technology, and information processing. The book provides key, research-based teaching methods and strategies for children with various exceptionalities, and also offers analysis of ecological factors that influence the exceptional child in and out of the classroom. This edition also features a new chapter on children with ADD/ADHD, new diagnosis information from the DSM-5, coverage of CEC and Common Core State Standards, the most current teaching techniques for each category, and current coverage of the Response to Intervention Model. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.