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Love Publishing
>AUTISM FROM THE TEACHER'S PERSPECTIVE
Strategies for Classroom Instruction
Kathleen McCoy

Autism from the Teacherís Perspective provides a helpful and balanced perspective for teachers who provide services for children and youth with autism. This book is appropriate for any introductory course in autism at either the graduate or the undergraduate level. It also would be fitting for general and special educators, speech and language personnel, social workers, nurses, educational psychologists, and any service provider for individuals who fall on the autism spectrum.

Contents

1 An Introduction to Autism
2 Communication and Language Characteristics in ASD
3 Social Characteristics: Bridging the Social Disconnect
4 Formal Diagnostic Tools Used to Identify ASD
5 Using Behavioral Assessments to Guide Intervention
6 Translating Assessment Results Into Intervention Plans
7 Giftedness and ASD
8 Professionals and Families: A Collaborative Team
9 Early Childhood Education for Children With ASD
10 ABC's of ASD: Reading Strategies
11 Written Expression: Challenges & Interventions
12 Mathematics: Instructional Considerations and Interventions
13 Transitioning and Postsecondary Life

464 pages
paperback/ISBN 978-0-89108-348-1
$82.00

 


Love Publishing
>STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Methods and Techniques for Classroom Instruction
Kathleen M. McCoy

The target audience for this book is elementary teachers who teach in inclusive settings with special needs children in their class. It covers low-incidence and high-incidence disabilities, informal assessment, and creative ideas for managing and organizing classroom time.

The focus is on reading evaluation and reading methods, literacy in the language arts, mathematics evaluation and mathematics instruction and ideas for the social aspects of inclusion. The book gives proven methods, practical guidelines, and new innovations for classroom instruction. Vignettes, key terms, the IEP process, and informal assessment are all part of this new text. The author and the contributors are highly experienced professionals with classroom teaching backgrounds.

Contents

1. Mainstreaming and Inclusive Movements
2. Children With High-Incidence Disabilities
3. Children With Low-Incidence Disabilities
4. Individualized Education Program: Fact or Fiction?
5. Informal Assessment
6. Classroom Organization
7. Reading Evaluation in Inclusion Settings
8. Reading Methods in Inclusion Settings
9. Literacy in the Language Arts
10. Mathematics Evaluation in Inclusion Settings
11. Mathematics Instruction in Inclusion Settings
12. Social Aspects of Inclusion: Preparing Students for Life

572 pages
paperback/ISBN 978-0-89108-328-3
$86.00


Love Publishing
>TEACHING SPECIAL LEARNERS IN THE GENERAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM
Methods and Techniques • Second Edition
>EDUCATING STUDENTS WITH MILD DISABILITIES
Strategies and Methods • Second Edition
Edward L. Meyen, University of Kansas
Glenn A. Vergason, Georgia State University
Richard J. Whelan, University of Kansas

This book discusses the best instructional practices for teaching students with mild disabilities. It provides both general and special education teachers with the latest up-to-date strategies. You'll find curriculum considerations in an inclusive environment and specific interventions. It is empirically based and translates the latest research into classroom practice. It includes learning strategies, curriculum based measurement, assessment, co-teaching, and much, much more.

Special Features

  • Addresses all of the cutting edge issues in teaching students with mild disabilities
  • Includes learning disabilities, behavior disorders, and mildly retarded
  • Empirically based instructional information for effective teaching
  • Designed for both general education and special education students
  • Highly practical and translates research into classroom practice

Contents

Part One: Managerial Strategies

1. Discipline in Special Education and General Education Settings
2. The Missing Link: Students Discuss School Discipline
3. Courage for the Discouraged: A Psychoanalytical Approach to Troubled and Troubling Children
4. Management of Aggressive and Violent Behavior in Schools
5. Classroom Interventions for Students with Attention Deficit Disorders
6. Behavior Management in Inclusive Classrooms

Part Two: Curriculum Strategies

7. Preferred and Promising Practices for Social Skills Instruction
8. Elementary School Science for Students with Disabilities
9. Teaching Students with Learning Problems in Math
10. Strategies for Teaching Social Studies
11. Curriculum Considerations in an Inclusive Environment
12. Curriculum and Instructional Issues in Teaching Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities
13. A Focus on Curriculum Design: When Children Fail

Part Three: Instructional Strategies

14. Best Academic Practices for Inclusive Classrooms
15. Peer-Mediated Instruction and Interventions
16. Secondary Inclusion Programs for Students with Mild Disabilities
17. Curriculum-Based Collaboration
18. Teaching Concepts: Procedures for the Design and Delivery of Instruction
19. Educational Interventions for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder
20. Co-Teaching: Guidelines for Creating Effective Practices

500 pages
1998/paperback/ISBN 978-0-89108-253-8
$54.00

     
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