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The complete guide to special education : expert advice on evaluations, IEPS, and helping kids succeed / Linda Wilmshurst and Alan W. Brue.

Wilmshurst, Linda, (author.). Brue, Alan W., (author.).
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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 371.9 WILMSHURST (Text) 33946003380115 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781138085046
  • ISBN: 1138085049
  • ISBN: 9781138085053
  • ISBN: 1138085057
  • Physical Description: xi, 292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references.
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Teachers and parents: common interests and goals -- Disabilities defined and explained -- Specifics about specific disabilities -- Using response to intervention to identify a specific learning disability -- Evaluation of students' difficulties: the what, why, and how? -- Introduction to assessment: what's it all about? -- The assessment of intelligence -- Evaluation of academic and processing problems -- Assessment of emotional difficulties and behavioral problems using rating scales and classroom observation -- Executive functions -- A sample psychological report -- Intervention and supports to address problems of executive functions -- Interventions to boost self-esteem, social competence, and social skills -- Behavior modification in school and at home -- Developing a child's personal skills for academic success -- The Individualized Education Program (IEP) and the importance of teacher-parent collaboration -- Transitions: important information on moving, changing schools, or transitioning between levels -- A review of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) -- A 504 plan vs. special education eligibility and placement -- A comparison of IDEA 2004 and Section 504, and an overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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"The Complete Guide to Special Education, Third Edition, explores the special education process from testing and diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for special needs children. The stages of identification, assessment, and intervention are explained step by step to help you better understand special needs studentsâ#x80;#x99; legal rights and how to become an active, effective member of a child's educational team. This third edition has been revised throughout and discusses Response to Intervention (RTI); provides updates on new laws and regulations; expands coverage of autism spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder; and includes a revamped Resources section for teachers and parents."--Publisher's website.
Subject: Special education > United States.
Special education > Law and legislation > United States.

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