Current Issues and Trends in Special Education.: Identification, Assessment and Instruction Vol: 19


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781848556683
Published:
25 Jan 2010
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
252 pages - 152 x 229 x 23mm
Series:
Advances in Special Education

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This is the first of two themed volumes addressing the current issues and trends in Special Education. Volume 19 covers identification, assessment and instruction whilst volume 20 covers research, technology, and teacher preparation. The field of special education constantly changes as a result of legislation, new instructional formats and current research investigations. It can be difficult for general and special educators, school counselors and psychologists, administrators and practicing clinicians to keep up with these changes and be current in all areas relating to special education. The special education literature knowledge base should reflect these changes; however, there is no current resource that effectively and comprehensively does this. The purpose of "Current Issues and Trends in Special Education" is to fill this void, providing chapters written by active researchers and practitioners in their respective areas.
List of Contributors. Preface. Chapter 1 Early identification/intervention: The Earlier the better for students with disabilities. Chapter 2 Early identification/intervention: Can misidentification/misintervention impact students, teachers, and families?. Chapter 3 Can underidentification affect exceptional learners?. Chapter 4 Disproportionate representation in special education: Overrepresentation of selected subgroups. Chapter 5 Standardized testing/accountability: Is NCLB fair for students with disabilities?. Chapter 6 Curriculum-based assessment: The most effective way to assess students with disabilities. Chapter 7 Labeling of students with disabilities: Needed for students to get their needs met. Chapter 8 Labeling of students with disabilities: Unwanted and not needed. Chapter 9 The general education classroom: This is not where students with disabilities should be placed. Chapter 10 Beyond traditional placement: Making inclusion work in the general education classroom. Chapter 11 Behaviorism works in special education. Chapter 12 Other innovative techniques: Positive behavior supports and response to intervention. Chapter 13 Scientifically supported interventions. Chapter 14 Scientifically unsupported treatments for students with special needs. Advances in special education. Current Issues and Trends in Special Education: Identification, Assessment and Instruction. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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