ERIC Number: ED385995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Exceptional Children: Integrating Research and Teaching. Second Edition.
Taylor, Ronald L.; And Others
This text, designed to be a comprehensive introduction to special education, emphasizes linking research and practice and implementing best practices in the education of students with learning disabilities, mental retardation, behavioral/emotional problems, giftedness, speech and/or language impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments, and physical or other health impairments. For each exceptionality category, two chapters are provided: one including information about characteristics, causes, and identification, and a second chapter focusing on specific teaching considerations. In addition to the chapters on specific exceptionalities, other chapters cover the following topics: (1) historical and legal foundations of special education; (2) the special education process from identification to service delivery; and (3) a generic view of the special education process. (Contains approximately 800 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Educational History, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Research and Development, Special Education, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Singular Publishing Group, Inc., 4284 41st St., San Diego, CA 92105-1197 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A