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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

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  • Dyslexia, Speech and Languageby Margaret J. Snowling; Joy Stackhouse

    Wiley 2013; US$ 63.95 US$ 57.56

    This authoritative handbook presents current ideas on the relationship between spoken and written language difficulties. It provides clinical and educational perspectives on the assessment and management of children's reading and spelling problems. The book begins with a theoretical overview. The second edition continues the theme of linking... more...

  • Educating Deaf Studentsby Marc Marschark; Harry G. Lang; John A. Albertini

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 32.99

    The field known as "deaf education" has undergone considerable change over the past 30 years. Educating Deaf Students: From Researc h to Practice considers what we know, what we do not know, and what we should know about the education of deaf students. Using a research-based but readable approach, the authors set aside the politics, rhetoric, and... more...

  • Therapeutic Educationby John Cornwall; Craig Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    The role of therapy in schools is a topic that has been significantly under-researched and often overlooked. Considering the number of students in full-time education with serious emotional and behavioural difficulties, the skills and tricks used by therapists can be usefully passed on to teachers in the classroom. This book traces a substantial... more...

  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • Who Benefits From Special Education?by Ellen A. Brantlinger

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    Who Benefits From Special Education?: Remediating (Fixing) Other People's Children addresses the negative consequences of labeling and separating education for students with "disabilities," the cultural biases inherent in the way that we view children's learning difficulties, the social construction of disability, the commercialization of special... more...

  • Current Perspectives in Special Education Administrationby Anthony F. Rotatori

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 118.99

    The contributors to this book cover theoretical aspects of leadership, current legal topics and issues, and best practices related to special education administration. They draw heavily from the current literature research base and best practices. more...

  • Surviving and Succeeding in Difficult Classroomsby Paul Blum

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    Following the success of the first edition, this revised second edition, brings the reader up-to-date with what it is like to be a teacher in a difficult class, and regularly faced with apathy, defiance and aggression. Sadly, numerous government initiatives since the 1998 publication of the first edition have not transformed the situation for teachers... more...

  • ADD/ADHD Alternatives in the Classroomby Thomas Armstrong

    ASCD 1999; US$ 11.95

    What does it mean to a kid to be labeled attention-deficit disordered (ADD)? Or to have ''hyperactive'' added to the label (ADHD)? What can teachers do to boost the success of students with attention and behavioral difficulties? Are we relying too much on medication for these kids and not enough on new perspectives on learning, child development, the... more...

  • Educating Oppositional and Defiant Childrenby Philip S. Hall; Nancy D. Hall

    ASCD 2003; US$ 25.95

    Strategies for handling students who do not listen and are openly defiant and aggressive when people try to make them behave. more...

  • Improving Transition Planningby Lesley Dee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Transition planning for young people with special educational needs is a crucial but often overlooked element of social inclusion. While there is now considerable official guidance on how to manage the school leaving process for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, little is known about how to make effective transitions happen... more...