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Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education, 10th Edition

By William L. Heward

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 2, 2012

Description

Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education has always been known for its innovation, strong research base and accessibility.  The tenth edition has all of those strengths, but has a greater focus on highly effective, research-based practices that are described in a very step-by-step, applied manner.  Heward presents an informative and responsible introduction to the professional practices, trends, and research that define contemporary special education while also conveying the diversity and excitement of this changing field.  The book is for those teachers who will be professionals in the area of special education or those who are working with students that have exceptionalities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:        The Purpose and Promise of Special Education

 

Chapter 2:        Planning and Providing Special Education Services

 

Chapter 3:        Collaborating with Parents and Families in a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Society

 

Chapter 4:        Intellectual Disabilities

 

Chapter 5:        Learning Disabilities

 

Chapter 6:        Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

 

Chapter 7:        Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

Chapter 8:        Communication Disorders

 

Chapter 9:        Deafness and Hearing Loss

 

Chapter 10:      Blindness and Low Vision

 

Chapter 11:      Physical Disabilties, Health Impairments, and ADHD

 

Chapter 12:      Low-Incidence Disabilities:  Severe/Multiple Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness, and Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Chapter 13:      Giftedness and Talent

 

Chapter 14:       Early Childhood Special Education

 

Chapter 15:      Transitioning to Adulthood

 

·        Categorical chapters 4-13 roughly follow the same general format:

·        Definition (and Classification)

·        Identification and Assessment

·        Characteristics

·        Prevalence

·        Causes

·        Educational Approaches

·        Educational Placement

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