ERIC Number: ED201104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook of Special Education.
Kauffman, James M., Ed.; Hallahan, Daniel P., Ed.
Intended to serve as a basic reference work for students and professionals in special education, the book contains 34 author contributed chapters concerned with the conceptual foundations of special education, service delivery systems, curriculum and methods, and child and child/environmental management. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Introduction: Historical Trends and Contemporary Issues in Special Education in the United States" (J. Kauffman); "Special Education in Europe" (K. Juul); "Superior Abilities" (C. Callahan); "Cognitive Deficits in Mental Retardation" (A. Baumeister, P. Brooks); "Language and Speech Disorders" (R. Schiefelbusch, L. McCormick); "Learning Disabilities" (D. Hallahan, T. Bryan); "Behavior Disorders" (J. Kauffman, R. Kneedler); "Visual Impairments" (D. Warren); "Hearing Impairments" (H. Hoemann, J. Briga); "Physical Disabilities" (P. Verhaaren, F. Connor); "Service Delivery Models for Special Education" (J. Paul); "Administration of Special Education" (D. Sage); "Law and Special Education" (B. Bateman, C. Herr); "The Labeling Process: A Sociological Analysis" (H. Burbach); "Issues in Early Identification" (S. Beckman-Brindley, R. Bell); "Charting Academic Performances of Mildly Handicapped Youngsters" (T. Lovitt); "Psychoeducational Evaluation" (J. Ysseldyke, M. Shinn); "Educational Planning for the Gifted and Talented" (D. Sisk); "Teaching Reading" (G. Wallace); "Teaching Arithmetic" (R. Sedlak, A. Fitzmaurice); "Written and Oral Language for Verbal Children" (S. Tarver, P. Ellsworth); "Teaching Speech to Nonverbal Children" (J. Devany, et al.); "Daily Living Skills" (M. Snell); "Special Adaptations Necessitated by Visual Impairments" (M. Orlansky, J. Rhyne); "Special Adaptations Necessitated by Hearing Impairments" (D. Moores, J. Maestas y Moores); "Special Adaptations Necessitated by Physical Disabilities" (P. Verhaaren, F. Connor); "Adapted Physical Education" (R. Adams); "Career Education" (P. Cegelka); "Classroom Management" (C. Nelson); "Parents and Families" (L. Stanhope, R. Bell); "Community Resources" (S. Gibbins); "Architectural Planning for Special Education" (M. Bednar); "Psychoactive Drugs and Child Management" (R. Sprague, R. Ullmann); and "Emergency Medical Procedures" (L. Oettinger, Jr., J. Coleman). (DB)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Administration, Arithmetic, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Community Resources, Curriculum, Daily Living Skills, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Drug Therapy, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Handicap Identification, History, Labeling (of Persons), Language Acquisition, Parents, Reading, Sensory Aids, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 ($59.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rome City School System, GA.