ERIC Number: ED401682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Inclusive Education: Practical Implementation of the Least Restrictive Environment.
Power-deFur, Lissa A.; Orelove, Fred P.
The 19 chapters of this book address theoretical and practical aspects of the development and implementation of inclusive education programs. Chapter titles and authors are: (1) "Inclusive Education: The Past, Preset, and Future" (Lissa A. Power-deFur and Fred P. Orelove); (2) "Inclusion and School Restructuring: Meeting the Needs of All Children" (Joyce L. Videlock and others); (3) "Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Inclusive Education within the School" (Ray E. Van Dyke and others); (4) "Legal Concerns" (Kathe Klare); (5) "Financing Inclusive Education Programs" (Leslie W. Jones and Lissa A. Power-deFur); (6) "Adapting Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms" (Alice Udvari-Solner); (7) "Family Partnerships, Belonging, and Diversity" (Anne Malatchi); (8)"Supporting Inclusive Education through Interagency Collaboration" (Patrick H. Haley and others); (9) "Early Childhood Education" (Mary Dunkle Voorhees and others); (10) "Strategies for Including Students in Elementary School Programs" (Johnna R. Elliott); (11) "Middle School: A Naturally Inclusive Environment" (Kathleen Jamison and others); (12) "Inclusion in the Secondary School" (Judy K. Montgomery); (13) "Vocational Education: Options To Meet the Varying Needs of Students" (Diane C. Elliott and others); (14) "Transition Planning with an Inclusive Philosophy" (Sharon H. deFur and Douglas L. Russell); (15) "Including Students with Behavioral Challenges: Blending Schoolwide Discipline and Individual Supports" (K. Brigid Flannery and others); (16) "Students with Special Health Care Needs" (Dianne Koontz Lowman); (17) "Educating Students Who Are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing" (Brenda Chafin Seal); (18) "Students with Dyslexia and Other Reading Disabilities" (Virginia L. McLaughlin and Carol S. Beers); and (19) "Staff-Development Activities" (Susan Mongold). Appended are policy and position statements of major organizations on inclusive education and texts of recent regulatory changes which address legal concerns. (Individual chapters contain references). (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Disorders, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Deafness, Disabilities, Discipline, Dyslexia, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Inclusive Schools, Legal Responsibility, Mainstreaming, Middle Schools, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Reading Difficulties, School Restructuring, Special Health Problems, Staff Development, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education
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