Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers, 8th edition

  • Marilyn Friend
  • William D. Bursuck


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Cross-categorical, practical strategies for teaching students with special needs
Including Students with Special Needs provides readers with a firm grounding in critical special education concepts, an understanding of the professionals who support students with special needs, knowledge of the procedures that should be followed to ensure that students with special needs rights are upheld, and a wealth of research-based strategies and interventions that we know help foster student success. Filled with realistic school scenarios, additional vignettes of children with disabilities and other special needs, new information on multi-tiered systems of support, and over 400 new reference citations, the 8th Edition introduces pre-service teachers to the complexities, realities, and rewards of being a professional educator today.

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Table of contents

1. The Foundation for Educating Students with Special Needs 2
2. Special Education Procedures and Services 34
3. Building Partnerships Through Collaboration 70
4. Assessing Student Needs 106
5. Planning Instruction by Analyzing Classroom and Student Needs 136
6. Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities 178
7. Students with High-Incidence Disabilities 212
8. Students with Special Needs Other Than Disabilities 242
9. Adjusting Instruction 280
10. Strategies for Independent Learning 324
11. Evaluating Student Learning 358
12. Responding to Student Behavior 386

Glossary 425
References 431
Name Index 473
Subject Index 481

Published by Pearson (April 1st 2018) - Copyright © 2019