Exceptional Lives: Practice, Progress, & Dignity in Today's Schools, 9th edition

  • Ann Turnbull, 
  • H Rutherford Turnbull, 
  • Michael L. Wehmeyer, 
  • Karrie A. Shogren

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Exceptional Lives focuses on real students, real stories and real solutions. It pairs real-life stories about children, their families and their educators with the most recent evidence-based research on inclusion of students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. Exceptional Lives gives you a comprehensive view of the rewards, challenges and triumphs involved in special education today.

The 9th Edition highlights the important themes of ensuring students' progress using research-based instruction and the ethical principle of dignity. New chapters examine educational progress and long-term outcomes, school-wide supports, cross-cutting instructional approaches and diversity and social justice.

Published by Pearson (July 1st 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136912163

Subject: Special Education

Category: Introduction to Special Education


1. The Purposes, People, and Law of Special Education
2. Disability and Cultural Justice
3. Today′s Families and Their Partnerships with Professionals
4. Ensuring Educational Progress
5. School-wide Systems of Supports
6. Cross-cutting Instructional Approaches
7. Students with Learning Disabilities
8. Students with Speech and Language Disorders
9. Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
10. Students with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
11. Students with Intellectual Disability
12. Students with Autism
13. Students with Multiple Disabilities and Traumatic Brain Injury
14. Students with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments
15. Students with Hearing Impairments
16. Students with Visual Impairments
17. Students Who Are Gifted and Talented

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