The Complete Guide to Special Education
Expert Advice on Evaluations, IEPs, and Helping Kids Succeed
This book explores the special education process-from testingand diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for special needschildren. Step by step the authors reveal the stages ofidentification, assessment, and intervention, and help readers tobetter understand special needs children's legal rights and how tobecome an active, effective member of a child's educational team.Grounded in more than twenty-five years of working with parents andeducators, the authors provide significant insight into what theyhave learned about the special education. This book fills the gapin the literature for the millions of children receiving specialeducation services and the parents who are clamoring forinformation on this topic.
- Includes valuable tools, checklists, sample forms, and advicefor working with special education students
- Demystifies the special education process, from testing anddiagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for children
New editions covers Response-to-Intervention (RTI), a newapproach to diagnosing learning disabilities in the classroom;expanded coverage of autism spectrum disorders and bipolardisorder; and a revamped Resources section.
288 pages; ISBN 9780470646885
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Title: The Complete Guide to Special Education
Author: Linda Wilmshurst; Alan W. Brue