Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, Student Value Edition, 6th Edition

By Tom E. Smith, Edward A. Polloway, James R. Patton, Carol A. Dowdy

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 19, 2011


This highly praised text takes a categorical approach to covering the opportunities and challenges in creating inclusive classrooms for all students. IEP coverage, new material on Response to Intervention, chapters on both elementary and secondary classrooms as well as new features on differentiating instruction in both elementary and secondary classrooms provide the most coverage in the field of the instructional processes general education teachers will need to know to address the needs of all learners.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Inclusion

    1. Inclusive Education: An Introduction

    2. Professional and Home-School Collaboration

    3. Identifying and Programming for Student Needs

    4. Managing and Differentiating Classrooms


Part 2: Teaching Students with Special Needs

    5. Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

    6. Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

    7. Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities

    8. Teaching Students with attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

    9. Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  10. Teaching Students with Sensory Impairments

  11. Teaching Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities

  12. Teaching Students with Speech and Language Disorders

  13. Teaching Students with Special Gifts and Talents

  14. Teaching Students who are At Risk


Part 3: Applying Inclusive Practice

  15. Teaching Students with Special Needs in Elementary Schools

  16. Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Schools



  1. Sample IEP for an Elementary Student
  2. Sample IEP for a Middle School Student
  3. Sample IEP for a Secondary School Student