ERIC Number: ED491780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach. Fourth Edition
Orelove, Fred P., Ed.; Sobsey, Dick, Ed.; Silberman, Rosanne K., Ed.
Brookes Publishing Company
Now in its fourth edition, this highly respected, bestselling textbook gives undergraduate and graduate students up-to-the-minute research and strategies for educating children with severe and multiple disabilities. This popular core text--for 15 years, a staple of teacher training programs in special education and related fields--thoroughly prepares preservice professionals with comprehensive coverage of the topics they will need to know about. With the practical, research-based guidance in this textbook, future educators will learn how to educate students with severe and multiple disabilities in the setting where they will best be served. This book includes the following chapters: (1) Designing Collaborative Educational Services (Chigee Jan Cloninger); (2) Working with Families (Deborah Chen and Cathy Miles); (3) Developing Curriculum and Instruction (Kathleen Gee); (4) Alternative Assessments (Harold Kleinert and Jacqui Farmer Kearns); (5) Developing Adaptations to Promote Participation in Inclusive Environments (Alice Udvari-Solner, Julie Causton-Theoharis, and Jennifer York-Barr); (6) Sensorimotor Development: Implications for the Educational Team (Paula Forney and Kathryn Wolf Heller); (7) Physical Management in the Classroom: Handling and Positioning (Margery Szczepanski); (8) Children With Special Health Care Needs (Madhavan Thuppal and Dick Sobsey); (9) Integrating Health Care and Educational Programs (Kathryn Wolf Heller); (10) Children With Sensory Impairments (Rosanne K. Silberman, Susan M. Bruce, and Catherine Nelson); (11) Communication Skills (June E. Downing); (12) Mealtime Skills (Dianne Koontz Lowman); and (13) Self-Care Skills (Dianne Koontz Lowman).
Descriptors: Multiple Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Educational Research, Teacher Education, Special Education, Curriculum Development, Inclusive Schools, Classroom Techniques, Alternative Assessment, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Health Needs, Student Participation
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