Curricular and Instructional Approaches For Persons With Severe Disabilities, 1st edition

  • Ennio C. Cipani
  • Fred Spooner

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KEY BENEFITS: Presents information and techniques instrumental in training teachers in the field of severe disabilities. Includes contributing authors who are recognized experts on the topic. KEY TOPICS: Explains the current technologies and practices that best work in the classroom. Provides an overall reference for teaching practices, including procedures, programs, assessment instruction and research, concerning students with severe disabilities. MARKETS: Undergraduate and graduate courses in curriculum methods for students with severe disabilities.

Table of contents

I. Basic Principles of Assessment, Instruction, and Management.

 1. Basic Principles of Learning.

 2. Assessment for a Functional Curriculum.

 3. Program Development, Evaluation, and Data-Based Decision Making.

 4. The Technology of Instruction.

 5. Nonaversive Behavioral Intervention in the Community.

 6. Domestic and Community Living Skills.

 7. Employment Preparation of Students with Severe Disabilities.

 8. Leisure/Recreation Programming to Enhance Quality of Life.

 9. Communication Interventions.

10. Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

11. Strategies and Instructional Procedures to Promote Social Interactions and Relationships.

12. A Functional Approach to Academics Instruction.

13. Adaptive Equipment.


14. Early Intervention.

15. Effective Consultation for Classroom and Community Settings.

16. Medication Management.

Published by Pearson (December 29th 1993) - Copyright © 1994