ERIC Number: ED491320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A History of Their Education
Kauffman, James M.; Landrum, Timothy J.
This book looks at the field of special education with regard to students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Specifically, it reflects on some of the important events and people that have shaped the field of special education. This book not only recalls prominent events and individuals, it also seeks to draw reasonable connections from past to present and to highlight how succeeding generations of special educators used, or failed to use, the insights of those who struggled earlier with the same or similar issues. This book is organized into the following chapters: (1) Why History and What Kind?; (2) Before the Twentieth Century; (3) Early Twentieth Century---1900 to 1960; (4) The 1960s to the End of the Century; (5) Perpetual Issues and Their Historical Roots; and (6) Postscript.
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
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