The Big Book of Special Education Resources

Author: George Giuliani
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1631440136
Format: PDF, Docs
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There are abundant resource in the field of special education for professionals and parents of children with special needs. However, it can be a daunting task to navigate through this sea of organizations, Web sites, books, and other resources in order to find exactly what you need. Save time and take the guesswork out of your search for information and materials by turning to this definitive guide. Practical and easy to use, this ready-reference is borne out of extensive research and numerous interviews with parents and professionals to ensure selection of only the highest-caliber and most sought-after resources. Covering everything from federal agencies and professional organizations to IEP information and lesson plans, and providing extensive resources for all 50 states, The Big Book of Special Education Resources is the most comprehensive collection of its kind. The book includes: • Contact information for and descriptions of dozens of clearinghouses and national disability organizations • Thousands of pertinent toll-free numbers and Web sites for all areas of special education • Reputable books, videos, and journals on specific topics in special education • State-by-state directory of agencies, disability-specific organizations, and parent groups • Additional Comprehensive resource sections covering behavior issues, IDEA and IEP navigation, reputable sources of teaching strategies and materials, and more Save yourself hours of hassle and frustration by picking up The Big Book of Special Education Resources, Second Edition, and putting the most up-to-date and reputable resources in every area of special education right at your fingertips.

Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293139
Format: PDF, ePub
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The authors include a complete glossary of terms, plus guidelines for academic instruction, behavioral interventions, classroom accommodations, placement options, assessments, and transition services for students with LD.

Teaching in a Special Education Classroom

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280614
Format: PDF, ePub
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These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.

The Special Educator s Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests

Author: Roger Pierangelo, Ph.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119520045
Format: PDF
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This important resource is an update of the best-selling book The Special Educator's Resource Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests. The greatly expanded second edition contains 301 new and enhanced tests, which are vital to understanding assessment in special education. Designed as an easy-to-use, hands-on resource, the book is filled with practical tools, information, and suggestions. Step-by-step, this practical guide explores the various stages of evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, prescription, and remediation.

Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293198
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Create an appropriate learning environment to help children with ASD develop lifelong independence! This user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In a step-by-step format, the book covers intervention strategies for implementing effective programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers. The authors cover specific disorders and discuss: Specific instructional approaches Behavioral, skill-based, and physiologically-based intervention models A comprehensive team approach that includes parents Assistive technology options Support services for transition to adult life

Complete Guide to Special Education Transition Services

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Center for Applied Research in
ISBN: 9780876282748
Format: PDF, Docs
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An outstanding reference source covering procedures, rights, current laws, school responsibilities, organizations, forms, legal requirements, parents' responsibilities, state & government agencies, & anything else necessary to ease special needs students through the transition process from school services to adulthood, college, & the world of work. Organized into 13 convenient sections, with 12 appendices at the end.

Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510701338
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An ideal step-by-step reference for instructors who have not had specific training in assessing students with special needs, Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process helps educators make the most effective use of available assessment options.

A Practical Guide for Special Education Professionals

Author: Lisa Churchill
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131720213
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A Practical Guide for Special Education Professionals is a resource guidebook, the purpose of which is to provide practical information and suggestions to help the special education teacher survive and eventually succeed in the school and classroom setting. This book is written to be used as a quick reference. Thus, the chapters are presented in a brief, user-friendly format. The guidebook's content presents an overview of the major elements in special education: The Individualized Education Program (IEP), Classroom and Individual Behavior Management, Assessment for Instruction, Supervision of Paraprofessionals, Instructional Planning and Strategies, Collaborative Consultation, Home-School Partnerships, and Stress Reduction Strategies and Time Management Techniques. Each chapter prepares the teacher to work effectively in special education by supplying strategies and practical tips for working directly with pupils and other adults in the educational setting. Features: Guidebook's content presents an overview or "big picture" of the major elements in the field of special education. Selected topics are essential for teacher survival and readily applicable to the classroom setting. Gives a quick, user friendly reference and overview for teaching students with special needs as well as for working successfully with adults. One chapter does not rely on information contained in a previous chapter. Allows teachers to access chapter materials in on an individualized as- needed-basis. Beginning special education teachers "need it all" and the sooner the better. The organization of the book permits teachers to quickly reference chapter contents and obtain practical information and resources to assist their daily activities. Teaching Tips, Forms, Charts, and Tables that summarize and underscore information for the reader. Enables teachers to easily find solutions to the problems encountered in their work, including working with students, parents, other teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals. The authors consider the IEP the "heart of special education." The chapter on IEP Legal and Pragmatic Issues provides up to date information and practical suggestions and forms to guide the special education teacher to successfully participate in this process and complete the required paperwork. This chapter takes the teacher step by step through the IEP meeting process and assists in understanding Present Levels of Performance (PLEP) , Response to Intervention RtI), and Writing, Monitoring, and Reporting IEP Goals. Gives clear, concise information on the IEP process and document and "demystifies" the IEP. Provides professors with useful tools for instruction on the IEP. Two features that emphasize reflection are "Take A Moment" and "Explorations." Both provide focused questions and structured activities to promote self-reflection and application of the chapters' content. Provides teachers with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities as a special educator by reflecting on content through focused questions and applicable activities. Chapter on stress reduction strategies and time management techniques addresses the "overwhelmed" feeling that most special educators experience as they enter the profession. Provides tips and strategies for improving multitasking skills. Technology tools and resources are featured in the book. Assisted Technology, Universal Design, Grading Websites, and Web Site Resources are described.

Classroom Management for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412954266
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive guide covers typical emotional and behavioral disorder (EBD) behaviors, effective instructional interventions, positive reinforcement techniques, federal regulations, promoting healthy social interactions, and classroom management strategies.

Special Education Eligibility

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293260
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers clear guidelines aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004 for assessing students' eligibility for special education services and for working with families and service providers.