Literacy Skill Development for Students with Special Learning Needs

A Strengths-based Approach

Author: Leslie Todd Broun,Patricia Oelwein

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 9781934032077

Category: Education

Page: 181

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This valuable resource provides a methodology that focuses on visual learning, and is especially significant for those students having difficulty learning to read through a traditional auditory, sound-based approach. In addition, this book -Includes explicit direction for the instructional steps to be taken and the kinds of visual materials that can be created and used to build skills -Packed with strength-based strategies and reinforcement activities for the development/acquisition of literacy skills -Designed for students with special learning needs, including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Down Syndrome -Embraces the basic tenets of Universal Design for Learning.
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Inclusion: A Service Not a Place

A Whole School Approach

Author: Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky,Alan Gartner

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 1935609580

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Newly revised and updated for 2012, Inclusion: A Service Not a Place guides educators in taking a whole school approach to inclusion that positions students as the centerpiece of educational decision making. Authors Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky and Alan Gardner reinforce the need for inclusion and explain what educators must do to ensure all students have full access to the entire general education curriculum. The book supports the implementation of inclusive practices by presenting the following:A definition and description of inclusive practice The relationship of inclusion to IDEA and NCLB Best practices, based upon experience and current research Roles and responsibilities of various school personnel, including administrators, related services providers, and clinicians Parental roles and responsibilities Exploration of interventions, with a major focus on RTI and PBIS Reproducible forms for structuring inclusive classrooms Additional resources for specific topics, including a listing of organizations, videos, web sites, and a glossary
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Emotional Well-being for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

A Guide for Practitioners

Author: Gail Bailey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446268837

Category: Education

Page: 184

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This practical guide details the strategies that practitioners can use in their setting to build better outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities. A clear rationale is outlined that highlights how many factors outside of the child's control can be addressed to minimise the risk of longer term mental health problems and social exclusion. Case studies, points for practice and questions for reflection are used to explore the principles around working with children with a range of disabilities including: - ADHD - Dyslexia - Visual Impairment - Autism Written by an experienced teacher and educational psychologist, this text carefully considers the existing evidence base surrounding emotional well-being and positive psychology before outlining the practical implications for the classroom. This book will guide practitioners in implementing strategies to pro-actively promote emotional well-being for children with SEND in their settings. Dr. Gail Bailey is a Child Psychology Consultant based in West Wales.
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Count Me In! K–5

Including Learners With Special Needs in Mathematics Classrooms

Author: Judy Storeygard

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412999049

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Using research-based and field-tested methodology, this book helps elementary math teachers create programs for students with special needs, eliminating labels that stigmatize children and restrain instructors.
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Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs

Author: Edward A. Polloway,James R. Patton,Loretta Serna

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131118126

Category: Education

Page: 626

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This comprehensive, non-categorical special education methods book retains the key features that have made it a bestseller within the special education field for more than 20 years. The authors give substantial coverage to generic methods and to all curricular content areas. In the new edition increased emphasis is given to effective, research based teaching strategies that will enable students with special needs to be successful in any classroom environmentinclusive classrooms, resource, and self-contained classrooms.
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Accessing the General Curriculum

Including Students With Disabilities in Standards-Based Reform

Author: Victor Nolet,Margaret J. McLaughlin

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412916493

Category: Education

Page: 130

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Featuring updated strategies for fitting special education into frameworks created by standards and assessments, this indispensable resource shows teachers how to achieve expected results with all students.
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Asperger Syndrome

What Teachers Need to Know

Author: Matt Winter

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843101437

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 96

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A fully revised edition shares concise, accessible summaries of current understandings about Asperger's Syndrome while outlining practical strategies for adapting to the educational needs of students with AS, in a volume that includes new material about the needs of older students. Original.
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