It is vital for all professionals in the field of education to have a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with whom they work. The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law is a detailed yet accessible introduction to federal law as it applies to the rights of children with special needs. Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children. This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.
Over 400 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Every Educator Needs to Know about the Legal Rights of Exceptional Children and their Parents
Author: George A. Giuliani
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
This handbook for parents, family members and caregivers of children with visual impairments explains special education services that these children are likely to need and to which they are entitled--and how to ensure that they receive them. Edited and written by experienced parents and professionals, this helpful and easy to use resource addresses the effect of visual impairment on a child's ability to learn and the services and educational programming that are essential for them to get the best education possible. Chapters address early intervention, assessment, different types of services, IEPs, accommodations and adaptations, different types of placements, children with other disabilities in addition to visual impairment, and negotiation and advocacy.
Author: Susan LaVenture
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
Category: Children with visual disabilities
This is the best available guide for parents of children with disabilities. It combines legal information with practical advice and gives parents the step-by-step instructions they need to navigate the complicated process of creating and maintaining an IEP for their child with special needs.
How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child
Author: Lawrence M. Siegel
"A concise and informative reference. Anyone dealing with children who have exceptional needs should have this book." Ann Hasson, School Psychologist Tells what the law requires - in plain language - when special education students are included in K-12 classrooms. Provides a comprehensive overview of the major disabilities you and your staff are likely to encounter. Includes definitions of disabilities, identifying characteristics, and recommendations on how to make the classroom productive for disabled and nondisabled alike. You'll find: * An alphabetical listing of many disabilities, including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Down syndrome, epilepsy, emotional disturbances, and learning disabilities * Ideas for positive steps teachers can take (and what to avoid doing) * What disabled and nondisabled students need to know about each other * Ways to help parents be supportive * Public agencies that provide information and assistance to disabled students and their families A handy reference for the teacher's desk, the principal's bookshelf, and the school library.
an educator's guide
Author: Lee Brattland Nielsen
Publisher: Corwin Pr
This book focuses on practical and productive techniques that can be used in a variety of behavior crisis situations that may occur in a classroom. Teachers have told us that one of their major concerns has been dealing with severe behavior problems in the classroom. While there are many different types of crisis situations that may occur having the proper “tools” can prevent a situation from becoming even worse. The Classroom Teacher’s Behavior Management Toolbox provides a variety of crisis tools for all types of situations. These tools have been gathered over the years and have been very successful in actual classroom situations.
Author: Roger Pierangelo,George Giuliani
What I have aimed to do in this book is to share real-life teaching and learning issuesthose basic but most important tools, information, and knowledge that you need to be successful in the classroom. Think of this book as a handbook, a reference for everyday teaching, and refer to it as often as you need. I have outlined some of the observations, experiences, and points of view that I have found to be very important when working with teachers, students, and schools. I hope it strikes a chord with you too.
An Ultrapractical Guide to the Classroom
Author: Verona Wauchope
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This essential guide profiles 33 schools in New York City for children with special needs, plus listings of medical professionals, camps, after-school programs, evaluation centers, and individuals in the field that were recommended by families of children with special needs. Includes information on referrals and evaluations, eligibility criteria, parents' rights, and more.
Author: Laurie Dubos,Jana Fromer
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Jonas wird zum »Hüter der Erinnerung« ernannt, in einer Welt ohne Not und Schmerz, aber auch ohne Gefühle.
Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
Category: Juvenile Fiction
NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. The Law and Special Education features sound, practical help for keeping on top of the issues involved in the highly litigated area of special education. With this indispensable resource as a guide, teachers, educational administrators, and others see how to ensure a free, appropriate public education for students with disabilities. In it they learn the legal history of special education, get information about legal developments in special education that have occurred in the courts and in the federal government, gain access to current legal information to keep abreast of developments in this rapidly changing field, and ensure that they are armed with the information they need to develop legally correct and educationally appropriate special education programs. Written in a highly accessible, practitioner-oriented style and bolstered with an associated website and blog, the book guides administrators and educators in developing legally sound and educationally appropriate special education programming. Included are Lessons from Legislation and Litigation sections that extrapolate important principles for administrators and educators from the law; flowcharts to guide administrators and educators in developing legally sound and educationally appropriate special education programming; text hyperlinks that take readers to important cases and associated websites; a new section on legal requirements regarding bullying and harassment of students with disabilities; over 100 new cases, administrative decisions, and letters of finding since the last edition; chapter objectives; and flowcharts to guide administrators through special education decision making. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134043391 / 9780134043395 Law and Special Education, The, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of: 0133827011 / 9780133827019 Law and Special Education, The, Loose-Leaf Version 0134038193 / 9780134038193 Law and Special Education, The, Pearson eText -- Access Card
Author: Mitchell L. Yell
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Offers parents of special needs children information on how best to advocate for their child.
A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
Author: Amanda Morin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.
A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators
Author: Roger Pierangelo,George Giuliani
The go-to legal resource for principals, fully updated! How often does a potential legal issue arise at your school? Now in an expanded third edition, this trusted resource provides clear and helpful guidance from a team of respected school-law experts. Substantive new information shows principals how to: Address student use and misuse of technology, on and off campus Avoid the pitfalls of zero-tolerance discipline policies Lead school safety and violence prevention, including collaboration with school resource officers and other personnel Prevent and respond to bullying incidents Stay current with special education requirements Ensure that employment and evaluation practices reflect the law
Author: Robert F. Hachiya,Robert J. Shoop,Dennis R. Dunklee
Publisher: Corwin Press
This guide explores the roles and duties of K-12 paraprofessionals in both general education and special education settings. Using a straight-forward presentation, Paraprofessionals in the Classroom: A Survival Guide, 2/e covers topics such as behavior, teaching, assessment, and collaboration and outlines how paraprofessionals can support both students and teachers. Grounded in real classroom situations, it also addresses issues such as learner diversity, confidentiality, professionalism, role definition, and self- evaluation. This edition includes more details on supervision, new tactics for behavior management, and tear-out forms designed to help paraprofessionals manage their daily tasks. Features a straight-forward presentation that avoids research jargon and emphasizes practical applications. Includes additional activities at the end of each chapter called Extending Your Learning. Case Studies along with descriptions and follow-up questions expose readers to real-life classroom scenarios. Encourages readers to personalize chapter material by offering Reflective Activities in each chapter. araprofessionals manage their daily tasks.
A Survival Guide
Author: Betty Y. Ashbaker,Jill Morgan
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
This important resource is an update of the best-selling book The Special Educator's Resource Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests. The greatly expanded second edition contains 301 new and enhanced tests, which are vital to understanding assessment in special education. Designed as an easy-to-use, hands-on resource, the book is filled with practical tools, information, and suggestions. Step-by-step, this practical guide explores the various stages of evaluation, interpretation, diagnosis, prescription, and remediation.
Author: Roger Pierangelo, Ph.D.,George Giuliani, J.D., Psy.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This easy-to-understand guide explains the role of paraeducators (sometimes called classroom aides, teaching assistants, or paraprofessionals) in working with students who are visually impaired and assisting other members of the educational team. When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom: A Guide for Paraeducators provides basic information about visual impairment, the learning needs of visually impaired students, and the special devices and materials they use. Includes easy-to-use forms to help organize information and tasks.
A Guide for Paraeducators
Author: Joanne Russotti,Rona Shaw,Susan Jay Spungin
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
Author: Arlyn J. Roffman
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd
Specifically focused on learning disabilities, this book clarifies special education law and empowers parents to advocate for their child with a start-to-finish guide through the IEP and special education process.
Author: Lawrence M. Siegel
A Doody's Core Title 2012 This new illustrated guide to assistive technologies and devices chronicles the use of AT/AD - technology used by individuals with disabilities to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. This book empowers people to use assistive technologies to overcome some of their physical or mental limitations and have a more equal playing field. It includes real-life examples about how people with disabilities are using assistive technology (AT) to assist them in daily tasks, and discusses emotional issues related to AT/AD.
Tools And Gadgets For Living Independently
Author: Suzanne Robitaille
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness