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Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities
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Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
Discusses language difficulties within the context of specific disability types including learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, sensory disabilities, and neuromotor disabilities.
Explores the connection between language and literacy by devoting a complete chapter to the topic (Chapter 6), as well as sections within specific chapters.
Helps prepare teachers to work with students with more severe disabilities by including strong coverage of augmentative and alternative communication.
Applies and extends concepts to classroom situations.
Student vignettes in disability chapters help readers understand the impact of language disabilities in the classroom.
Teacher perspectives in disability chapters help readers understand real situations they may face as teachers of students with language disorders.
Literacy sections in disability chapters address the emerging research on literacy and disabilities and the state requirements that all students must develop literacy skills.
Review questions, case studies, and chapter activities encourage readers to apply the material and analyze the results.
Website links direct students to Internet resources that extend and enhance the content of the text.
NEW! Keeps students current on the latest research literature in the field by addressing emerging research on language difficulties of students not often thought of as having language disorders–including those with emotional and behavioral disorders and those with neurodevelopmental disorders.
UPDATED! Considers the implications of cultural diversity and the needs of English Language Learners (Chapter 16).
UPDATED! Updates information on the Response to Intervention (RtI) model as it increases in prevalence in the United States through reconceptualized Chapters 13 and 14.
UPDATED! Expands discussions of emerging technologies, such as the use of mobile apps that are enabling teachers to provide more individualized instruction to students at a lower cost.
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