The General Educator s Guide to Special Education

Author: Jody L. Maanum
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452239088
Format: PDF, ePub
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The essential guide for teaching effectively in the inclusive classroom! The third edition of this handbook offers easy-to-implement ideas, recommendations, and answers to questions to help general education teachers provide top-notch support for all students. In addition to an all-new section that outlines the basics of the RTI model and intervention strategies, this resource covers: 13 categories recognized under IDEA 2004 for which students may be eligible to receive special education services A step-by-step explanation of the special education process Accommodations and modifications to help students access the general education curriculum The transition process for students with special needs

A Survival Guide for New Special Educators

Author: Bonnie S. Billingsley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118095685
Format: PDF, ePub
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What every special education teacher needs to know to survive and thrive A Survival Guide for New Special Educators provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educator effectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resource addresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resource teachers, and inclusion specialists. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for working with a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year to behavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effective IEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educator training and support This highly practical book is filled with checklists, forms, and tools that special educators can use every day to help ensure that all special needs students get the rich, rewarding education they deserve.

The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law

Author: George A. Giuliani
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857005854
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It is vital for all professionals in the field of education to have a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with whom they work. The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law is a detailed yet accessible introduction to federal law as it applies to the rights of children with special needs. Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children. This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.

The Complete Guide to Special Education

Author: Linda Wilmshurst
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470646885
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides an insider's view of the special education process for parents and teachers This book explores the special education process-from testing and diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for special needs children. Step by step the authors reveal the stages of identification, assessment, and intervention, and help readers to better understand special needs children's legal rights and how to become an active, effective member of a child's educational team. Grounded in more than twenty-five years of working with parents and educators, the authors provide significant insight into what they have learned about the special education. This book fills the gap in the literature for the millions of children receiving special education services and the parents who are clamoring for information on this topic. Includes valuable tools, checklists, sample forms, and advice for working with special education students Demystifies the special education process, from testing and diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for children New editions covers Response-to-Intervention (RTI), a new approach to diagnosing learning disabilities in the classroom; expanded coverage of autism spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder; and a revamped Resources section.

Students with Mild Disabilities in General Education Settings

Author: Ada Vallecorsa
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780024223715
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Especially for special educators that are being asked to teach special education in a general education setting, this book teaches how to apply effective assessment, instructional and evaluation strategies to that setting, and shows how to develop and implement programs in collaboration with general education classroom teachers. Emphasis on providing special education services within a general education setting. Focuses on how special educators can go into mainstream environments and offer direct and indirect services to address the range of learning and behavioral problems that are typical to students with mild disabilities. Shows how to develop and implement programs in collaboration with regular class teachers. Ideal for special educators wanting to learn more about what his/her role is likely to entail.

The Special Educator s Guide to Collaboration

Author: Sharon F. Cramer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412914918
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Find case stories from up-to-date research, reflection activities, structured research and interview activities for developing collaboration skills.

The Legal Foundations of Special Education

Author: James E. Ysseldyke
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412938952
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This resource reviews the most influential laws affecting special education services and includes assessments to help readers evaluate their understanding of current legal practices.

The Truth About Special Education

Author: Robert Evert Cimera
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 0585455368
Format: PDF, Docs
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This easy-to-read book contains a step-by-step discussion of the special education process and has hundreds of additional resources for parents including professional organizations, support groups, and useful websites.

Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293139
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

How to Co teach

Author: Elizabeth A. Potts
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598571691
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Complete with a DVD on effective co-teaching and a helpful Reader's Guide, this practical introductory guidebook shows special and general educators how to build strong, respectful, and productive partnerships and ensure the best outcomes for all K-12 stu