The Resource Exceptional children : introduction to special education, Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman

Exceptional children : introduction to special education, Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman

Label
Exceptional children : introduction to special education
Title
Exceptional children
Title remainder
introduction to special education
Statement of responsibility
Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume helps readers "develop a healthy realistic understanding of the exceptional life of individual with disabilities." The authors include information on topics such as current trends, multicultural and bilingual issues, mental retardation, learning disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, communication disorders, hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disabilities, giftedness, and parents and families
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
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Hallahan, Daniel P.
Dewey number
371.9/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC3981
LC item number
.H34 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kauffman, James M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Special education
  • Special education
  • United States
  • Speciaal onderwijs
Label
Exceptional children : introduction to special education, Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-566) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Exceptionality and special education. Educational definition of exceptional children and youths -- Prevalence of exceptional children and youths -- Definition of special education -- What teachers are expected to do -- How and where special education began -- Trends in legislation and litigation -- Issues in special education: An act of transformation -- A perspective on special education's progress -- 2. Current trends and issues. Integration -- Early intervention -- Issues in special education: How should MDA use telethon's $45m? -- Transition from secondary school to adulthood -- Some concluding thoughts regarding trends and issues -- 3. Multicultural and bilingual aspects of special education. Education and cultural diversity : concepts for special education -- Issues in special education: School guidance on Gays has N.Y. parents divided -- 4. Mental retardation. Definition -- Classification -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Assessment -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Issues in special education: Confronting the "NIMBY" syndrome -- Early intervention -- Transition -- Community adjustment -- Suggestions for teaching students with mental retardation in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 5. Learning disabilities. Definitions -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Assessment -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Eileen Simpson -- Suggestions for teaching students with learning disabilities in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 6. Emotional and behavioral disorders. Terminology -- Definition -- Classification -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Identification -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Issues in special education: Eating disorders : the perfect child -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Janet Frame -- Suggestions for teaching students with emotional or behavioral disorders in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 7. Communication disorders. Definitions -- Prevalence -- Language development -- Augmentative and alternative communication -- Communicative differences -- Speech disorders -- Early intervention -- Transition -- Issues in special education: Facilitated communication -- In their own words: John Updike -- Suggestions for teaching students with communication disorders in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 8. Hearing Impairment. Definition and classification -- Prevalence -- Anatomy and physiology of the ear -- Measurement of hearing ability -- Causes -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Issues in special education: Media's portrayal of persons with hearing impairment -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- In their own words: Lou Ann Walker -- Transition -- Suggestions for teaching students with hearing impairment in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 9. Visual Impairment. Definition and classification -- Prevalence -- Anatomy and physiology of the eye -- Measurement of visual ability -- Causes -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Issues in special education: Is Braille literacy necessary for all children who are blind? -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Ved Mehta -- Suggestions for teaching students with visual impairment in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 10. Physical disabilities. Definition and classification -- Prevalence and need -- Neurological impairments -- Musculoskeletal conditions -- Congenital malformations -- Accidents and other physical conditions -- Child abuse and neglect -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Prosthetics, orthotics, and adaptive devices for daily living -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Ruth Sienkiewicz Mercer -- Suggestions for teaching students with physical disabilities in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 11. Giftedness. Definition -- Prevalence -- Origins of giftedness -- Identification of giftedness -- Physical, psychological, and behavioral characteristics -- Attitudes toward gifted students and their education -- Neglected groups of gifted students -- Issues in special education: Identifying gifted minority students -- Educational considerations -- Teachers of gifted students -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Richard P. Feynmam -- Suggestions for teaching the gifted and talented student in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 12. Parents and families. Professionals' changing views of parents -- The effects of a child with a disability on the family -- Issues in special education: Families with members who are disabled hit hard by budget cuts -- Family involvement in treatment and education -- In conclusion
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 584 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036891677
Label
Exceptional children : introduction to special education, Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-566) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Exceptionality and special education. Educational definition of exceptional children and youths -- Prevalence of exceptional children and youths -- Definition of special education -- What teachers are expected to do -- How and where special education began -- Trends in legislation and litigation -- Issues in special education: An act of transformation -- A perspective on special education's progress -- 2. Current trends and issues. Integration -- Early intervention -- Issues in special education: How should MDA use telethon's $45m? -- Transition from secondary school to adulthood -- Some concluding thoughts regarding trends and issues -- 3. Multicultural and bilingual aspects of special education. Education and cultural diversity : concepts for special education -- Issues in special education: School guidance on Gays has N.Y. parents divided -- 4. Mental retardation. Definition -- Classification -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Assessment -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Issues in special education: Confronting the "NIMBY" syndrome -- Early intervention -- Transition -- Community adjustment -- Suggestions for teaching students with mental retardation in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 5. Learning disabilities. Definitions -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Assessment -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Eileen Simpson -- Suggestions for teaching students with learning disabilities in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 6. Emotional and behavioral disorders. Terminology -- Definition -- Classification -- Prevalence -- Causes -- Identification -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Issues in special education: Eating disorders : the perfect child -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Janet Frame -- Suggestions for teaching students with emotional or behavioral disorders in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 7. Communication disorders. Definitions -- Prevalence -- Language development -- Augmentative and alternative communication -- Communicative differences -- Speech disorders -- Early intervention -- Transition -- Issues in special education: Facilitated communication -- In their own words: John Updike -- Suggestions for teaching students with communication disorders in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 8. Hearing Impairment. Definition and classification -- Prevalence -- Anatomy and physiology of the ear -- Measurement of hearing ability -- Causes -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Issues in special education: Media's portrayal of persons with hearing impairment -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- In their own words: Lou Ann Walker -- Transition -- Suggestions for teaching students with hearing impairment in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 9. Visual Impairment. Definition and classification -- Prevalence -- Anatomy and physiology of the eye -- Measurement of visual ability -- Causes -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Educational considerations -- Issues in special education: Is Braille literacy necessary for all children who are blind? -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Ved Mehta -- Suggestions for teaching students with visual impairment in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 10. Physical disabilities. Definition and classification -- Prevalence and need -- Neurological impairments -- Musculoskeletal conditions -- Congenital malformations -- Accidents and other physical conditions -- Child abuse and neglect -- Psychological and behavioral characteristics -- Prosthetics, orthotics, and adaptive devices for daily living -- Educational considerations -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Ruth Sienkiewicz Mercer -- Suggestions for teaching students with physical disabilities in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 11. Giftedness. Definition -- Prevalence -- Origins of giftedness -- Identification of giftedness -- Physical, psychological, and behavioral characteristics -- Attitudes toward gifted students and their education -- Neglected groups of gifted students -- Issues in special education: Identifying gifted minority students -- Educational considerations -- Teachers of gifted students -- Early intervention -- Transition -- In their own words: Richard P. Feynmam -- Suggestions for teaching the gifted and talented student in general education classrooms / E. Jane Nowacek -- 12. Parents and families. Professionals' changing views of parents -- The effects of a child with a disability on the family -- Issues in special education: Families with members who are disabled hit hard by budget cuts -- Family involvement in treatment and education -- In conclusion
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 584 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036891677

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