ERIC Number: ED418566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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Advances in Special Education Volume 11, Issues, Practices and Concerns in Special Education.
Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed.; Schwenn, John O., Ed.; Burkhardt, Sandra, Ed.
This volume presents 14 papers which address current issues and practices in special education. The papers are: (1) "National Educational Reform: General and Special Education" (Joyce Fiddler and Freddie W. Litton); (2) "Linguistically Appropriate Special Education" (Herbert Grossman); (3) "Portfolio Assessment: An Individualized Approach for General and Special Educators" (Tammy Benson, Kathleen Atkins, Freddie W. Litton); (4) "Classroom Disruption: Educational Theory as Applied to Perception and Action in Regular and Special Education" (Barbara F. Zimmerman); (5) "Community Counseling for Adults with Mental Disabilities: ADAPPT" (Sandra A. Burkhardt); (6) "Curriculum and Teachers' Attitudes: The Impact of the Change Process in Special Education" (Sheila Marie Trzcinka); (7)"The Effectiveness of Facilitative Communications on Specific Populations with Impaired Communicative Skills: Myth or Miracle" (Christine M. Kernwein); (8) "HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention for Individuals with Exceptionalities" (Carrie J. Dacko); (9) "Emotional First-Aids for Exceptional Learners" (Festus E. Obiakor, Gloria Campbell-Whatley, John O. Schwenn and Elizabeth Dooley); (10) "Fragile X Syndrome: Genetics, Characteristics, and Educational Implications" (Gail Harris-Schmidt and Dale Fast); (11) "Cognitive-Behavioral Modification for Children and Young Adolescents with Special Problems" (Tim Wahlberg); (12) "Assessing Dementia and Depression in Adults with Mental Retardation" (Kirsten Mitchell); (13) "Assessment and Treatment Implications for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Comorbid with Traumatic Brain Injury" (Randolph A. Stevens); and (14) "Sexual Abuse of Persons with Disabilities" (Kathleen A. Keating). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adults, Alcohol Abuse, Behavior Modification, Counseling, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Genetics, Head Injuries, Instructional Effectiveness, Limited English Speaking, Mental Retardation, Neurological Impairments, Portfolio Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Research and Development, Special Education, Teacher Attitudes, Theory Practice Relationship
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