Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities, 9th edition

  • Fredda E Brown
  • John McDonnell
  • Martha E. Snell


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A balance of theory and practice for understanding the full range of curriculum and instructional topics involved in educating individuals with severe intellectual disabilities and autism
In this authoritative guide, leading scholars and researchers present information and evidence-based practices for dealing with the full range of curriculum and instruction for individuals with severe intellectual disabilities and autism. Case studies throughout Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities look at students of various ages and with a variety of disabilities, and each chapter includes an application to a student with autism. The content is presented with citations of supportive research, and evidence-based practices are presented in clearly defined ways to ensure that teachers understand the practices and how to apply them in their own classrooms. The 9th Edition is updated with new evidence-based research; a new chapter on inclusive education; a new chapter on transition; and more.

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Table of contents

1. Educating Students with Severe Disabilities:Foundational Concepts and Practices
2. Fostering Family—Professional Partnerships
3. Assessment and Planning
4. Measuring Student Behavior and Learning
5. Arranging the Teaching Environment
6. Individualized Instructional Strategies
7. Creating and Implementing Inclusive Education
8. Designing and Implementing Individualized Positive Behavior Support
9. Understanding and Meeting the Health Care Needs of Students with Severe Disabilities
10. Key Concepts in Understanding Motor Disabilities
11. Teaching Self-Care Skills
12. Supporting Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Belonging
13. Teaching Communication Skills
14. Teaching Academic Skills
15. Building Skills for Home and Community
16. Transitioning from School to Employment and Postsecondary Education

Published by Pearson (September 22nd 2020) - Copyright © 2020