ERIC Number: ED392206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Handbook of Special and Remedial Education: Research and Practice. Second Edition.
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; And Others
This second edition presents 15 papers intended to summarize the well-confirmed knowledge in the field of special education. The handbook is divided into three sections: the first on students with mild disabilities, those at risk for school failure, and those needing remedial help; the second on distinct disabilities; and the third on general support structures and functions. The papers are: (1) "Individualized Planning" (Richard L. Allington and Anne McGill-Franzen); (2) "Early Education for Disabled and At-Risk Children" (Rebecca R. Fewell); (3) "Elementary-School Programs" (Rollanda E. O'Connor); (4) "Secondary Educational Programs and Transition Perspectives" (Paula D. Kohler and Frank R. Rusch); (5) "Gifted and Talented Students" (Sally M. Reis and Joseph S. Renzulli); (6)"Educational Resilience" (Margaret C. Wang and Geneva D. Haertel); (7) "Learners with Visual Impairment and Blindness" (Jamie Dote-Kwan and Deborah Chen); (8) "Learners Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing" (Joseph E. Fischgrund); (9) "Learners with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties" (Reece L. Peterson); (10) "Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities" (Diane M. Browder et al.); (11) "Learners with Language Impairments" (Katharine G. Butler); (12) "Funding" (Maynard C. Reynolds); (13) "Parents and Advocacy Systems: A Family Systems Approach" (Elena C. Pell and Elena P. Cohen); (14) "Teacher Education" (Paul T. Sindelar and Karen L. Kilgore); and (15) "School-Community Linkages" (Andrea G. Zetlin and William L. Boyd). An epilogue by Margaret C. Wang et al. summarizes current views on special and remedial education. (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Family Involvement, Gifted, Hearing Impairments, Individualized Education Programs, Language Impairments, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Education, School Community Relationship, Severe Mental Retardation, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Talent, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs, Visual Impairments
Elsevier Science Inc., 660 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown, NY 10591-5153 ($130).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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