Friend (U. of N. Carolina-Greensboro) and Bursuck (N. Illinois U.) present the third edition of this textbook for preservice and inservice teacher courses. New features in the third edition include a list of key terms and concepts at the beginning of each chapter, the addition of a "Special Emphasis On..." feature to each chapter highlighting topics and issues relevant to secondary school teachers, and increased attention to the contributions of parents and families to their children's education.
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New edition of a textbook on special education, the characteristics of students with special needs, strategies to work effectively with diverse student needs, and techniques for forming partnerships with special educators and parents. The authors discuss the foundations of special needs education; classroom and students needs; students with high-incidence disabilities; instructional adaptations; responses to student behavior; and approaches to building social relationships. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.