Focusing on the needs of secondary-level learners with common disabilities—a group often neglected in methods courses—this text presents numerous research-proven instructional methods and strategies for addressing the learning and behavioral problems typical of adolescents with learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and mild mental retardation. Coverage acknowledges that most of these learners will be taught in general education classes; therefore, its cross-categorical approach thoroughly examines methods that are effective “across the board” with all learners with disabilities, as well as methods specific to particular challenges. The authors address special education theory and relevant research via straightforward writing using minimal jargon and keeping concepts accessible and understandable to all.
Table of Contents
Part 1 SPECIAL EDUCATION AND ADOLESCENCE
Chapter 1 Introduction to Adolescents with High-Incidence Disabilities
Chapter 2 Adolescence and Youths with High-Incidence Disabilities
Chapter 3 Co-Teaching and Collaboration at the Secondary Level
Part 2 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS
Chapter 4 Effective Instruction and Behavior Management Techniques
Chapter 5 Reading Instruction
Chapter 6 Written Language Instruction
Chapter 7 Teaching Mathematics to Adolescents with High-Incidence Disabilities
Chapter 8 Study Skills Instruction
Chapter 9 Social Skills Instruction
Part 3 BEYOND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Chapter 10 Postsecondary Programs
Chapter 11 Transition to Independent Living
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$58.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-713229-4