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Special Education: Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Special Education: Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals (2nd Edition)
Author: Marilyn Friend
ISBN 13: 9780205505319
ISBN 10: 205505317
Edition: 2
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: 2007-04-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 640
List Price: $133.33
 
 

Friend (U. of North Carolina at Greensboro) offers an introductory textbook for special education courses. She explains important concepts, personnel and procedures, multicultural and bilingual perspectives, and collaboration. Coverage is of learning disabilities; ADHD; mental retardation; emotional, behavioral, speech, language, and autism spectrum disorders; deafness and hearing problems; visual impairment; physical, health, severe, and multiple disabilities; with a chapter on gifted and talented students. Each chapter has parent and family perspectives, instructional practices, research-based strategies, inclusive practices, history, first-hand accounts, and internet resources. The new edition is updated for the IDEA 2004 legislation and shows comparisons to that of 1997. The appendices contain a guide to IDEA 2004, CEC Special Education Content Standards, and INTASC Core Principles. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR