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Teaching Individuals with Physical or Multiple Disabilities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Sherwood J. Best, Kathryn W. Heller, June L. Bigge

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 8, 2009

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Comprehensive and unique, this text provides special educators and others education professionals with the knowledge and strategies for creating meaningful educational experiences for students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities. It is the only text published that specifically addresses the educational and psychosocial needs of students with physical or health impairments who do not necessarily have cognitive disabilities and explains the psychosocial impact of disability including those disabilities that are degenerative and terminal in nature.  It teaches key knowledge and strategies for creating meaningful educational experiences for students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities and illustrates how assessment and curriculum accommodations and modifications support students with physical or multiple disabilities to reach their highest potential.

 

New to this Edition!

  • NEW! Features a completely redesigned model for planning and designing courses of study for students with disabilities that is aligned with core academic curriculum - found in the chapter on curricular options (Ch. 5) and modeled throughout the text.
    • Familiarizes readers with the theory on which text coverage is based and gives them a structure on which to “hang” current and future knowledge.
  • NEW! Includes the most updated information on federal legislation - Summarizes the key aspects of NCLB and IDEA (Ch. 1)
    • Describes mandated assessment and appropriate accommodations and modifications.
  • NEW! Redesigned transition content (Ch. 12) - emphasizes self-determination as a guiding factor developing student outcomes.
  • NEW! Photos and illustrations throughout the text - Created specifically for this text, with enhanced chapter opening photos.
    • Enhance the narrative throughout and the uniqueness of the text overall.
  • NEW! For faculty an Instructor’s Manual is now available - to help structure their course and make the content more meaningful to their students.

Table of Contents

PART I

Impact and Implications of Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities

CHAPTER 1

Understanding Individuals with Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities

CHAPTER 2

Physical Disabilities

CHAPTER 3

Cerebral Palsy

CHAPTER 4

Health Impairments and Congenital Infections

 

PART II

Curriculum Options and Avenues of Performance Improvement

CHAPTER 5

Curriculum and Individualized Educational Planning

CHAPTER 6

Task and Situation Analysis

CHAPTER 7

Assistive Technology

CHAPTER 8

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

 

PART III

Essential Knowledge and Skill Domains

for Personal Self-Reliance

CHAPTER 9

Feeding and Swallowing

CHAPTER 10

Adaptations for Personal Independence

CHAPTER 11

Adaptations in Physical Education, Leisure Education, and Recreation

CHAPTER 12

Self-Determination and Education for Transition

 

PART IV

Core Curriculum

CHAPTER 13

Reading Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 14

Writing Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 15

Science and Social Studies Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 16

Mathematics Instruction and Adaptations

Name Index

Subject Index

 

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Teaching Individuals with Physical or Multiple Disabilities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition
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$69.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501232-1