Interdisciplinary Connections to Special Education Vol: 30


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781784416645
Published:
27 Nov 2015
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
224 pages - 152 x 229 x 16mm
Series:
Advances in Special Education
This two-part volume addresses the specific area of interdisciplinary connections within special education research. Special education has transformed as a result of legislation, new trends and current research investigations. Currently, there is no comprehensive resource that effectively covers these advances. Continuing the approach of Part A, Part B allows readers to follow interdisciplinary connections within special education as it relates to the roles of audiologists, surgeons, vision specialists and school nurses.
Copyright page. Interdisciplinary Connections to Special Education: Key Related Professionals Involved. List of Contributors. Preface. Advances in special education. Interdisciplinary Connections to Special Education: Key Related Professionals Involved. The Role of the School Nurse in Special Education. The Role of Art Therapists in Maximizing the Mental Health and Potential of Learners with Special Needs. The Role of Physical Therapists in Advancing Special Education. Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Special Education. The Role of Special Music Educators and Music Therapists in Assisting Exceptional Learners. Role of Adapted Physical Education Specialists. Roles of Various Professionals Related to the Education of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students. Roles of Nutritionists/Dieticians in Assisting Exceptional Learners. Role of Audiologists in Special Services. Role of Vision Specialists in Special Services. Role of Specialists in Working with Learners with Swallowing Problems.
In this book, editors Obiakor and Bakken present readers with a collection of academic essays focused on a wide variety of interdisciplinary connections to special education that may be involved in the IEP (individual education plan) process. The selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to the role of the school nurse in special education, the role of physical therapists in advancing special education, the role of speech-language pathologists in special education, and a many other subjects. Festus E. Obiakor is a faculty member of Valdosta State University, Georgia. Jeffrey P. Bakken is a faculty member of Bradley University, Illinois. Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution.

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