Exceptional Learners: An Introduction to Special Education, 15th edition

  • Daniel P Hallahan, 
  • James M. Kauffman, 
  • Paige C. Pullen

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Exceptional Learners focuses on the characteristics of students with exceptionalities and proven classroom practices that help meet their individual needs. It examines the psychological, sociological and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness, giving both general and special educators a solid introduction to current special education theory, research and practice. Real-world stories and features help you develop a more sensitive understanding of exceptional learners and their families.

The 15th Edition features an enhanced focus on evidence-based content, including over 400 new references to cutting-edge research. Extensive new coverage of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in schools reflects the importance of promoting equitable educational opportunities for all students. Enhanced coverage of identification and assessment practices provides extensive discussion of RTI's role and effectiveness in assessment along with multitiered systems of support and prevention.

Published by Pearson (July 6th 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137519811

Subject: Special Education

Category: Introduction to Special Education


  1. Exceptionality and Special Education
  2. Current Practices for Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Learners
  3. Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Special Education
  4. Parents and Families
  5. Learners with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  6. Learners with Learning Disabilities
  7. Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  8. Learners with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
  9. Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  10. Learners with Communication Disorders
  11. Learners Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  12. Learners with Blindness or Low Vision
  13. Learners with Low-Incidence, Multiple, and Severe Disabilities
  14. Learners with Physical Disabilities and Other Health Impairments
  15. Learners with Special Gifts and Talents

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