Special Education: A Reference Book for Policy & Curriculum Development

Editor/Author Sacks, Arlene
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-68217-950-5
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 105
Book Status: Available
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A reference work that presents a chronology focusing on special education, its development, and the important issues that both positively and negatively affect the field. Newly updated, this edition provides an excellent introduction to special education in all of its practical aspects - how it developed, its curriculum, assessment issues, the law, and advocacy.

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Table of Contents

    • Publisher's Note
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1: Overview
    • The Development of Regular Education in the United States
    • The Development of Special Education
    • Growing Awareness of Special Needs
    • Legal Implications and Funding
    • Assessment and Evaluation
    • Formal, Informal, Norm-Referenced, and Criterion-Referenced Assessment
    • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
    • Certain Distinctions Between Assessment Models as well as Goals and Purposes
    • Assessment Issues when Providing for Dual Exceptionalities for the Gifted
    • Individualized Educational Plan and Assessment
    • Types of Assessments for Exceptional Education Students
    • Procedures for Conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) in Schools
    • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Positive Behavioral Support (PBS)
    • Learning Potential Assessment
    • Service Coordination
    • Adaptive Skills and Behavior
    • Referrals, Eligibility, and Placement
    • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    • Full Service Schools
    • Mainstreaming
    • Inclusion
    • Brain Research
    • Genetics
    • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
    • Head Start
    • Why Special Education Teachers?
    • Parental Involvement and the Need for Parent Education
    • Sheltered Workshops
    • Transition
    • Chapter 2: Chronology
    • Developments in Special Education 1791-2018
    • Chapter 3: Special Education Curriculum
    • Curriculum Development Involves a Multidisciplinary Team
    • Curriculum-Based Assessment (CBA) and Evaluation Approach
    • Including the Affective Domain
    • Encouraging a More Peaceful Environment
    • Personalized Learning
    • Multiple Intelligence and Its Impact on the Curriculum
    • Curriculum for Both General Education and Special Education
    • Curriculum and Assessment
    • Performance Assessments and Students with Disabilities
    • Instructional Design (ID)
    • How RTI and UDL Differ Yet Intersect
    • Community-Based Instruction (CBI) and Curriculum
    • Service Learning
    • Discipline as Part of the Curriculum
    • Early Childhood Special Education Curriculum
    • Recognition & Response (R&R)
    • Curriculum Accommodates Dual Exceptionalities
    • Hidden/Invisible Disabilities Addressed in the Curriculum
    • Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
    • Guidelines for Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Guidelines for Students with a Psychiatric Disability
    • Inclusion in the Curriculum
    • Comprehensive Curricula
    • The Role of the Media Specialist in Special Education
    • Homebound Education
    • Chapter 4: Special Education Programs and the Law
    • Support for Special Use of Terms such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphic
    • Special Education as it is Impacted by Goal 1 of Goals 2000
    • Comparison of IDEA 2004 with IDEA 1997
    • Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act and IDEA compared
    • Difference Between Accommodations and Modifications
    • Comparison between IDEA & ADA
    • NCLB and IDEA
    • Difference Between Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
    • Highly Qualified Special Education Teachers
    • Funding and Opposition
    • Results Driven Accountability (RDA)
    • NCLB 2001 – Implications for Special Education Policy and Practice
    • Policy based on the Laws
    • Charter Schools and Children with Special Needs
    • Technology Programs based on the Law
    • Assistive Technology – SEC 300.105
    • Programs for At-Risk Infants and Toddlers
    • Policy vs. Program Implementation
    • Higher Education Act and Implications for Special Education
    • New Acts
    • Compliance and Legal Issues
    • Grants Based on Acts Regarding Transition
    • Chapter 5: Politics and the Special Education Challenge
    • The Development of Teacher Unions and their Impact on Special Education
    • Politics on Special Education Programs for Young Children
    • Political Changes affecting the Education of Disabled Children
    • International Data and Recommendations
    • Special Education and Advocacy
    • Urban Collaborative
    • U.S. Presidents and their Impact on Special Education
    • Chapter 6: Popular Culture and Advocacy
    • Film
    • TV Shows
    • Commercials featuring People with Special Needs
    • Theater and the Inclusion of People with Disabilities
    • Disability Bias in Children's Literature
    • Early Childhood
    • Elementary Years
    • Junior High and Up
    • Chapter 7: Organizations, Associations, and Government Agencies
    • National Contacts
    • Advocacy and Legal
    • Free Medical Services
    • Federal Assistance
    • Fraternal Organizations
    • Wish Organizations
    • Free Medical Air Transportation
    • Transportation for Cancer Patients and Donors
    • Chapter 8: Selected Print Resources
    • Books and CD ROMS
    • Guides and Reference Material
    • Journals and Magazines
    • Chapter 9: Nonprint Resources
    • General Resources and Information
    • National Organizations and Associations
    • Advocacy and Community Outreach
    • Teaching Toys and Equipment
    • Videos
    • Educational Software Vendors
    • Adaptive Device Vendors
    • Enabling Device Vendors
    • Chapter 10: Primary Doucuments and Quotations
    • Introduction
    • Please Don't Take Away My Recess
    • Four Purposes of PL 94-142
    • I'm Not What People Say I Am
    • A True Story About A Child with Special Needs
    • Dyscalculia: My Roller Coaster Ride
    • Excerpt from: Education Pioneer and Founder of the McGlannan School Helped Changed Lives
    • Excerpt from: The Work of a Child is Play
    • A Judge's Story
    • Excerpt from: NCLB 2008—Proposed Changes as they Impact Title I of NCLB
    • Allan's Story
    • National Center for Learning Disabilities Personalized Learning for All: Actions for States to Make Aspirations A Reality
    • The Ethics of Inclusion: Three Common Delusions
    • 7 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Special-Needs Students
    • Ready for Cyberspace?
    • Expecting Longer Lives With Greater Risk, Reward
    • The Problem with the Neurodiversity Movement
    • Chapter 11: National Statistics
    • Characteristics and Outcomes of Undergraduates with Disabilities
    • 2017 Disability Statistics Annual Report
    • The Condition of Education, 2018
    • CO-CREATE
    • Glossary
    • About the Author