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The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities

 
 
 
 
The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities
Author: Laura E. Marshak - Claire J. Dandeneau - Fran P. P
ISBN 13: 9780470175798
ISBN 10: 470175796
Edition: 1
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2009-12-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 388
List Price: $34.95
 
 

Down-to-earth advice for helping students with disabilities succeed

The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities offers school counselors a practical guide for handling the complexities of working with children and youth who have disabilities. The book is organized to correspond with the myriad responsibilities and roles assumed by school counselors in elementary, middle and high school settings. The authors provide both seasoned and new school counselors with the insight and tools they need to successfully promote the academic, personal, social, and career success of students with disabilities.

  • Presents a wealth of relevant disability-related knowledge and useful strategies
  • Includes information on the most pertinent legislation pertaining to students with disabilities
  • Offers the most effective counseling interventions for helping young children or adolescents experiencing social exclusion because of their disabilities
  • Bonus section contains a wealth of disability-specific information with implications and practical applications for counselors

This important book brings together experts in two disciplines, school counseling and special education/disabilities, in order to address the practicalities and possibilities of working with students with disabilities.