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Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Ann Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Karrie A. Shogren

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 11, 2012

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Through real-life stories about children, their families, and their teachers, and through the use of the most recent evidence-based research on special education, this important book provides students with a comprehensive introduction to special education and its relationship to general education. The seventh edition provides this experience within the framework of three guiding themes: Inclusion, Partnerships, and Universal Design for Progress.

 

Long noted for its focus on progress in general education through inclusion, families, and parent-professional partnerships, the new seventh edition of Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, now includes a “Universal Design for Progress” feature in every chapter that highlights a technology that can be used to meet the needs of students with disabilities. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:        Overview of Today’s Special Education

 

Chapter 2:        Ensuring Progress in the General Curriculum: Universal Design for Learning and Inclusion

 

Chapter 3:        Today’s Multicultural, Bilingual, and Diverse Schools

 

Chapter 4:        Today’s Families and Their Partnerships with Professionals

 

Chapter 5:        Understanding Students with Learning Disabilities

 

Chapter 6:        Understanding Students with Communication Disorders

 

Chapter 7:        Understanding Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

 

Chapter 8:        Understanding Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 

Chapter 9:        Understanding Students with Intellectual Disabilities

 

Chapter 10:      Understanding Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

 

Chapter 11:      Understanding Students with Autism

 

Chapter 12:      Understanding Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments

 

Chapter 13:      Understanding Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Chapter 14:       Understanding Students with Hearing Loss

 

Chapter 15:      Understanding Students with Visual Impairments

 

Chapter 16:      Understanding Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

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Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$76.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-282200-8