Exceptional Lives: Practice, Progress, & Dignity in Today's Schools, 10th edition

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

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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 10th Edition highlights the important themes of the ethical principle of dignity and creating opportunities to ensure cultural justice. New content, features and vignettes examine educational progress and long-term outcomes, school-wide supports, and cross-cutting instructional approaches that emphasize inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging.

Published by Pearson (August 17th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137871377

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. Multi-tiered Systems of Supports
  6. Cross-cutting Instructional Approaches
  7. Students with Learning Disabilities
  8. Students with Communication 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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